(In Indian cooking) a type of leavened bread, typically of teardrop shape and traditionally cooked in a clay oven.
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- A variety of unleavened breads like naans, rotis, and parathas are also widely eaten.
- Breads in all its variety, including Indian breads, as rotis, naans, and kulchas are called now, make a meal complete.
- Sam's stew came with salad, a naan bread and mango chutney - in small, but-perfectly-formed portions, given this was a light lunch, not an evening blow-out.
from Urdu and Persian nān.