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naan cooked in egg

Was watching Primal Grill on TV yesterday.  While he was using a tandoor to cook the naan I was wondering if anybody has tried using an egg to cook naan?  You know get it nice and hot and slap the naan on the inside of the dome lid for a few seconds to cook it.
Gregg
Large BGE Owner since December of 2013!
Marietta, GA
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,165
    I've thought of doing exactly that, but am yet to try it. I would probably do a clean burn first to get the inside of the dome clean.

    I'm a bit of a purist in this regard. To make naan, the naan must be between the fire and the surface it rests on. I built a tandoor, and though the egg comes close, it doesn't beat the tandoor for tandoori cooking.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • stantrbstantrb Posts: 134
    I've done it. It doesn't get dirty, but it does fall off into the fire if you're not careful.
    Minimax and a wood-fired oven.
  • CanuggheadCanugghead Posts: 5,342
    stantrb said:
    I've done it. It doesn't get dirty, but it does fall off into the fire if you're not careful.
    how about a grid at gasket level to catch the fall?
    canuckland
  • CPARKTXCPARKTX Posts: 1,432
    @Little Steven - That looks pretty good.  What's your dough recipe?  What was the dome temp? 
    LBGE & SBGE.  Central Texas.  
  • I don't measure. Wife does the baking. Probably 1000*

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • stantrbstantrb Posts: 134
    Grid will catch them, but at those temps it didn't hold them for long...
    Minimax and a wood-fired oven.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,165
    They should stick better if you sprinkle a little water on the naan before sticking it on. Also, using a gaddi or naan pillow helps. Works in the tandoor.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • This all reads like a prescription for injury to me.  
    If the world is something you accept rather than interpret, then you're susceptible to the influence of charismatic idiots.

    In Durham, NC, where I'm kicking ass every day, even without a basket.  
  • This all reads like a prescription for injury to me.  
    Danger is my middle name...
    Gregg
    Large BGE Owner since December of 2013!
    Marietta, GA
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,165
    After some time with a tandoor, the hair on your arms is afraid to grow back! :)

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • There is a tandoor restaurant near my office and I asked the guy to see his arm. Straight scar tissue

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • This is the best I've been able to do.


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    So how did you cook that?  On top of the 2nd PS flipping it when done?  And what temp?
    Gregg
    Large BGE Owner since December of 2013!
    Marietta, GA
  • All the way up and flipped. The lower platesetter acted as a radiant barrier but allowed the heat to curl over it. Tied a bunch of sifferent ways but found this best. I'm not as tough as Cali and couldn't fit my forearm and pillow through the dome opening.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574
    I know travis posted a pick of a triple placesetter cook.
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • Guy just can't win. My razor has 14 blades

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • henapplehenapple Posts: 15,574
    Green egg, dead animal and alcohol. The "Boro".. TN 
  • More to Travis than brisket soup I reckon

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • All the way up and flipped. The lower platesetter acted as a radiant barrier but allowed the heat to curl over it. Tied a bunch of sifferent ways but found this best. I'm not as tough as Cali and couldn't fit my forearm and pillow through the dome opening.
    And hot as you can get it?  Recipe?
    Gregg
    Large BGE Owner since December of 2013!
    Marietta, GA
  • onedbguruonedbguru Posts: 1,035
    Yes... Recipe???
  • In a medium mixing bowl add;
    1/3 cup room temp. milk.
    2 teaspoons sugar.
    1 teaspoon dry yeast.
    Stir and allow the yeast to dissolve for 5 minutes.

    Then add;
    1/2 cup curd room temp.
    3 Tablespoons melted ghee(clarified butter)or regular butter.
    1 teaspoon salt.
    1 teaspoon baking powder.
    Stir to blend.

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,165
    Flour?

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    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • AviatorAviator Posts: 1,560
    caliking said:
    Flour?

    Ha Ha ha. Best recipe eva for naan!!!

    Absolutely carb free.

    :))

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    And all the toys to make me look like a Gizmo Chef.

    >:)

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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,165
    I wasn't being a smarta$$ - I'd like to try LS's naan recipe too. He knows his Indian grub.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • stantrbstantrb Posts: 134
    You need high heat because naan should be slightly charred outside and extremely soft inside. It's not crisp at all. PS by itself will give you a burnt bottom and a raw dough top.
    Minimax and a wood-fired oven.
  • stantrbstantrb Posts: 134
    @LS: when you say curd, do you mean yogurt? I use full fat yogurt in mine but no ghee.
    Minimax and a wood-fired oven.
  • I win.

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    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
  • calikingcaliking Posts: 8,165
    stantrb said:
    @LS: when you say curd, do you mean yogurt? I use full fat yogurt in mine but no ghee.
    Yep, curd= yogurt.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
    A happy BGE family in Houston, TX.
  • So whats the point of having multiple PS in order to cook the Naan? I don't get it..after I do..i probably still wont since you can buy Naan pretty cheap. but I digress
    Well heck most everything we cook on Egg you can buy cheaper; burgers, steaks, chicken.  But not as fun doing it yourself or as good of quality.
    Gregg
    Large BGE Owner since December of 2013!
    Marietta, GA
  • Little Steven said "The lower platesetter acted as a radiant barrier but allowed the heat to curl over it."  So I guess a single PS you get burnage.
    Gregg
    Large BGE Owner since December of 2013!
    Marietta, GA
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