Taftan (bread)

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Taftan
Alternative names Taftoon
Type Bread
Place of origin Iran
Main ingredients Flour, saffron, cardamom
Cookbook:Taftan  Taftan

Taftoon or taftun (Persian: تافتون‎) is a leavened flour bread from Persian cuisine, cuisine of Pakistan and Uttar Pradeshi cuisine, with saffron and small amount of cardamom powder baked in a clay oven. It is a Persian word, used in Karachi, Pakistan.

See also[edit]

  • Lavash, another Iranian bread very similar to Taftan, but thinner
  • Shirmal, another Iranian bread very similar to Taftan, often with added fruits and murabba.
  • Sangak
  • Barbari bread