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This Indian flat bread has been made by using whole wheat and soya flour. This Indian flat bread has been made using whole wheat and soya flour. Whole wheat flour is a good source of B- vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytochemicals. This recipe is made of whole wheat, soya bean, garlic, and fenugreek, which contain essential compounds for fighting diabetes.


1/4 : :  cup: :  whole wheat flour: : 
1/8 : :  cup: :  soya flour: : 
1/8 : :  cup: :  fenugreek leaves( chopped): : 
1 : :  teaspoon: :  garlic paste: : 
1/2 : :  cup: :  dry yeast: : 
1/2 : :  teaspoon: :  oil: : 
pinch : :  of: :  salt: : 
Directions: 
Mix dry yeast in 2 tbsp of water and keep it aside for 10-15minutes.
Mix whole wheat flour, soya flour, fenugreek leaves, garlic, yeast and salt and knead it into a soft dough using water.
Cover with a wet cloth and keep it aside for 20-30minutes or till it increases in volume.
Divide the dough into 2 equal portions and roll out each portion into an oblong or circle.
Heat a griddle and cook the naan on both sides till it puffs up slightly and then cook on an open flame till it turns golden brown from both the sides.
Remove and serve hot with kadhai tofu with capsicum veg.

1 serving (2 naans) of this recipe provides 130 Kcal, 6 grams protein, 21 grams of carbohydrate, and 2.4 grams of fat and 3 grams of fiber. It also provides 2 mg of iron and 14mcg of folic acid. Whole grains are packed with fiber, which can lower your blood sugar levels. They are also rich in magnesium, which improves insulin secretion and control diabetes. Moreover, soybean, present in the Naan contain an compound, isoflavone, which decreases high blood glucose levels in the diabetics. Also, fenugreek and garlic, contain anti-inflammatory compounds, which fight against diabetes.
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