Tender Flatbreads


Preparation info
  • Makes


    Thin 8-Inch-Diameter Flatbreads
    • Difficulty


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By Naomi Duguid

Published 2012

  • About

Known as nan-piar, these fine tender flatbreads are closely related to Indian naan and are made in markets in many parts of Burma. Usually they’re baked in a tandoor oven (for which a baking stone in a regular oven is a good substitute). The breads are slightly sweet and leavened with both yeast and a little baking soda.

Make the dough about 2 hours before you want to bake the breads. Or make it the night before, and shape and bake the breads in the morning. The breads bake i