Homemade Taftan Bread

Taftan bread originated from Persian cuisine. This is very easy to make at home. Follow the recipe.

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Homemade Taftan Bread Recipe

Author: Nadia Hussain
Prep time: 1 hour 10 mins
Cook time: 15 mins
Total time: 1 hour 25 mins
Serves: 6


Taftan Dough

  • Flour 300 gm or 3 cups
  • Yeast 1 tsp
  • Dry milk powder 3 tbsp
  • Caster sugar 2 tbsp
  • Melted butter or oil 2 tbsp
  • Salt 1 tsp ( leveled)
  • Warm water to knead

For Topping

  • Oil 2 tbsp
  • Milk 2 tbsp
  • Brown sugar 1 tsp
  • Yellow food colour 1 pinch


  1. For Taftan: Take all ingredients in a bowl & knead with warm water. The dough should be soft.
  2. Leave it to rise for at least one hour.
  3. Now make taftan & prick with the back of the spoon.
  4. Brush up with the topping mixture and bake it at 180’C for 12 to 15 min or till golden.

For Topping: Mix all ingredients and use them for topping.