Deliciously baked bread is light and flaky, making a good addition to your meals, and can also be enjoyed with various curries.
Chef Vaibhav Mahajan Taftan Recipe

- Persian


- 2

Cooking Time

-15-20 Min


- Medium

Preparation Time

- 05 Min


  • 1 cup refined flour
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 tbsp ghee
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp activated yeast
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ tsp nigella seeds
  • Melon seeds
  • For Garnish: Lemon wedge
  • Mint sprig
  • For Serving : black Tea


  1. 1

    For the dough combine refined flour, baking soda, ghee, sugar, activated yeast, and milk in a mixing bowl.
  2. 2

    Knead to prepare a dough.
  3. 3

    Make two dumplings from the dough.
  4. 4

    Dust refined flour on the rolling board and roll out the dumplings.
  5. 5

    Sprinkle nigella seeds and melon seeds on the top of the rolled bread.
  6. 6

    Fix these seeds on the bread by a rolling pin.
  7. 7

    Roll the bread on the rolling pin and then gently spread it on a baking tray.
  8. 8

    Remove the pin used to keep the bread on the tray.
  9. 9

    Dock the surface of the bread with a fork.
  10. 10

    Bake in a pre heated oven at 200 C for 15 min.
  11. 11

    Serve hot with black tea and garnish with a lemon wedge.
  12. 12

    Top the black tea with a mint sprig.
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