Types Of Indian Breads

Types Of Indian Breads

Indian Breads are a globally famous and they are served with most of the Indian Cuisines, especially curries. 

There is a huge types of Indian breads made with a variety of flours and dough mixes. Some Indian breads are fried whereas some are cooked on a tava. The bread flour preference and cooking technique varies based on different regions and the staple grain available in that region. 

Here are some types of Indian breads you must have!

  • Phulka

Phulka is a fluffy bread made with whole-wheat flour. It is relished in every Indian household as a staple.

  • Makki Di Roti

Makki di roti and is the most-loved bread of the Punjabis. This unleavened bread is made with maize flour and cooked in a tandoor or on a tava. Relis makki di roti with Sarso Da Saag

  • Bhakri

Hard and crisp, Bhakri is an unleavened bread made with flours like bajra, jowar, rice flour and ragi. It is cooked with a lot of water and no oil, which makes it a healthier than other breads.

  • Paratha

Parathas are crispy and flaky pan-fried Indian flatbreads. They go well with most Indian curries.

  • Appam

A South-Indian flatbread made with rice and coconut milk batter pan fried on a tava. It can be sweet or savory.

  • Poori

The bread of happy occasions, poori is unleavened and made with whole-wheat dough and is deep-fried.

  • Naan

Naan is probably the most famous of Indian breads. It is leavened and made in a traditional Indian clay oven called tandoor.

  • Sheermal

An inseparable part of traditional Awadhi and Nizami cuisine, sheermal is a leavened bread cooked in tandoor. It is flavored with saffron and has a mildly sweet taste.