Definition of "naan" [naan]

  • A flat, leavened bread of northwest India, made of white flour and baked in a tandoor. (noun)

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Use "naan" in a sentence
  • "That garlic in this naan is in the dough, so there is a nice light flavor of it throughout the bread."
  • "The ultimate temptation was this olive-onion naan from the Cooker, using this recipe from Evil Jungle Prince."
  • "I believe traditional naan is simply kneaded with yeast and allowed to rise naturally, but here, some baker's yeast is added to speed the process along."