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Sourdough Naan

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Sourdough Naan

Sourdough Naan

Main recipe
WeightIngredientBaker's %
180.00Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached68.44%
83.00Wheat flour, whole-grain31.56%
170.00Water, tap, drinking64.64%
40.00Yogurt, plain, skim milk, 13 grams protein per 8 ounce15.21%
30.00Oil, rice bran11.41%
5.00Salt, table1.90%
5.00Sugars, granulated1.90%
513.00Sub total195.06%
Levain
WeightIngredientBaker's %
20.00Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached7.60%
30.00Wheat flour, whole-grain11.41%
50.00Raisins and Figs Yeast Water19.01%
100.00Sub total38.02%
Autolyse
WeightIngredientBaker's %
160.00Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached60.84%
53.00Wheat flour, whole-grain20.15%
120.00Water, tap, drinking45.63%
40.00Yogurt, plain, skim milk, 13 grams protein per 8 ounce15.21%
30.00Oil, rice bran11.41%
5.00Sugars, granulated1.90%
408.00Sub total155.13%
Final stage
WeightIngredientBaker's %
5.00Salt, table1.90%
100.00Levain38.02%
408.00Autolyse155.13%
513.00Sub total195.06%

I have used a young levain, that is slightly sweet.

I first mixed levain with ingredients from autolyse section till no dry bits left. Autolyse for 1 hours, by that time the dough become silky soft and smooth. 

I gave it 5 S&F with 30 minutes interval. It took around 4 hours to double in size at 25C. 

Once its double, carefully ease it out of the plastic tub. Since its a really wet dough, make sure your counter top and your hand is well floured. 

Divided it into 5 pieces and gently preshaped it into a mini boule. Let it rest for 30 minutes, while you waiting pre-heat your oven n pizza stone to the highest temp you can get, where mine is 240C. 

Shaping, I dimple it like foccacia, then flip it n its stretched by gravity. put it on baking stone 2 minutes normal baking the rest is on broiler. Brush it with melted butter.

This is a very very good naan, a must try formula

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Comments

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isand66

Great looking Naan.  thanks for sharing.  Your meal looks terrific and I wish you could beam some over :).

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CeciC

I wish I could.

the aroma of naan is overwhelming