What are Indian flatbreads called?
Roti, a traditional flatbread made with whole-wheat flour, is such an important part of Indian cuisine that the word is sometimes used as a synonym for food.
Why is it called naan bread?
The name comes from the Persian word, non, for bread. Unlike pita, naan has yogurt, milk, and sometimes eggs or butter in it, resulting in a softer texture. When the dough is made, bakers shape it into a ball and slap it on the interior walls of a tandoor, a clay oven. The bread puffs up and bubbles as it cooks.
What is roti called in English?
In regular terms Roti is called Indian Flat Bread or Tortilla in English. Roti or Indian Flat bread is made of Wheat flour/flour non fermented. Sometimes also known as Chappati. Tortillas are similar to Roti/Chappati but are made from corn flour.
What is the healthiest Indian bread?
Khakhra – dry roasted like thin papad made from any whole grain. Rotla / Bakhri – Thick roti normally made from millets like ragi, bajra, juwar. Tandoori Roti – baked in a clay oven called a tandoor. Thicker than a normal roti.