noun. leavened bread baked in a clay oven in India; usually shaped like a teardrop.
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Sentences with naan
Tandoor ovens are made of clay and are used to make naan bread.
2. Noun, singular or mass
Dal is usually served with basmati rice or a bread such as naan or whole grain chapati bread.
Most other breads can adapt to being made in conventional ovens, but naan has to be prepared in a clay oven.
4. Verb, base form
Uttapams are similar to dosas, but thicker and similar in texture to naan.
5. Noun, plural
It northern India, it is liberally added to chicken and vegetable curries and dals as well as naan and paratha breads.