Taftan, taftoon or taftun (Persian: تافتون) is a leavened flour bread from Persian cuisine, cuisine of Pakistan and cuisine of Uttar Pradesh, baked in a clay oven. It is a Persian word.
This bread is made with milk, yoghurt, and eggs. It often flavoured with saffron and a small amount of cardamom powder, and may be decorated with seeds such as poppy seeds.
- Lavash, another Iranian bread very similar to Taftan, but thinner
- Shirmal, another Iranian bread very similar to Taftan, often with added fruits and murabba.
- Barbari bread
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