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CRISPY LAYERED STUFFED CHEESE BREAD (CHUR CHUR NAAN)
Naan is a type of Indian bread which is crispy, fluffy and delicious. Paneer stuffed chur chur naan is almost like a stuffed prantha which is a street food served with chickpea curry or lentils. Its a Punjabi cuisine. Today we will be making it without Tandoor. -@shristisharma

Recipe

Prep time 45mins
Cook time 15mins
Yield: Serves or Makes 4
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Naan + Paneer Stuffing

ingredients

  • 2 cups maida/ white flour
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon yeast
  • 1 teaspoon To Taste salt
  • 2 tablespoons ghee
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/2 cup youhurt
  • 1 cup freshly grated Paneer
  • 1 cup peeled and finely chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup fresh coriander leaves
  • 1 tablespoons finely grated ginger
  • 1 tablespoons fresh green chilles
  • 1 tablespoons crushed coarinder
  • 1/2 tablespoons chaat masala
  • 1 teaspoon red chilli powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons Roasted cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon hing
  • 1 teaspoon To Taste salt

Method

  • Step 1

    Luke warm a cup of water add sugar and yeast. keep it aside for 5 minutes to activate yeast.

  • Step 2

    Add 1 teaspoon baking soda, ¼ teaspoon of salt on the maida.

  • Step 3

    After the salt, add 1/2 cup of fresh yogurt, 2 tablespoon ghee and stir them using your hands and add yeast-sugar syrup.

  • Step 4

    In order to dough the maida add 1 cup of warm milk in the white flour or as desired.

  • Step 5

    Now, using your hands gently make a dough of the mix. Knead the dough with your hands for at least 10-15 minutes till the dough is smooth and soft and it is not sticking on your hands.

  • Step 6

    After kneading the dough, cover all sides of the dough with clean moist cotton/muslin cloth for atleast 4-5 hours(minimum 1 hr) .

  • Step 7

    Take out the dough from the moist cloth, knead it slightly to remove any air present in the dough. Place it on a flat wooden desk and sprinkle maida if needed to make naan.

  • Step 8

    Knead the dough to make a circle. Now, apply ghee on the opposite sides of the dough and then fold it. Repeat the process, the idea is to spread the ghee in layers in the dough. Repeat the process for one more time. Folding the dough will give you flaky layers.

  • Step 9

    make little balls of the dough and cover them with moist cloth for 10 miniutes and the roll with the rolling pin.

  • Step 10

    add the paneer filling(mixture of ingredients mentioned above) in the dough, flatten it with your hands, use ghee to flatten the dough with your hands.

  • Step 11

    After the dough is flattened in shape then spread some coriander leaves on one side of the dough. Flatten the dough some more so that the coriander leaves are mixed in the dough properly.

  • Step 12

    Sprinkle some water on the other side of the naan so that it does not stick to the tawa. When it is done carefully place the naan on the pan.hold the tawa side and put it upside down the flame. The side of the naan needs to be cooked by the flame. carefully cook all the side of the naan. and take it out with the help of spatula.

  • Step 13

    You will see the yummy flaky chur-chur naan is ready to be served. Pour pretty amount of ghee/butter on the naan and serve with green chutney/chickpea curry/dal makani