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n. A type of round, flat bread baked in a tandoor popular in South and Central Asian cuisine.


Naan, nan or khamiri is a leavened, oven-baked flatbread found in the cuisines of West, Central and South Asia.

Naan (film)

Naan is a 2012 Tamil thriller film directed by Jeeva Shankar. It has composer Vijay Antony in the lead role as a psychopath killer, who also produced it and worked as the music director. Siddharth Venugopal and Rupa Manjari appeared in supporting roles. The filming of Naan began in April 2010. The film was released on 15 August 2012. It received critical and commercial success and Vijay Antony's acting skills were praised. The movie was remade in Kannada in 2016 as Astitvaa.

Naan (1967 film)

(English: Me) is 1967 Tamil language drama film directed by T. R. Ramanna. The film was produced by T. K. Ramarajan under production company by "Sri Vinayaka Pictures". The film's script was written by T. N. Balu. Soundtrack was composed by T. K. Ramamoorthy. Starring Ravichandran Jayalalitha R. S. Manohar R. Muthuraman and Nagesh was played lead role in protogonist. The film was remade in Telugu as Nenante Nene and in Hindi as Waris.

Usage examples of "naan".

A nearby stall sold the staples of Afghan life black and green tea, rice, sugar and naan bread The price of a Kalashnikov was the same as a half-kilo of sugar.

Tandoor in Cleveland, in the torpid afterglow of Jhinga Biryani, lightly spiced rice and shrimp, Baigan Bharta, rich and pungent roasted eggplant, Palak Raita, a spinach and yogurt condiment that cools the palate, and the wondrous Indian bread naan.

We wolfed down potato turnovers, Tandoori chicken, lamb in a cream sauce, saag paneer, and naan, all washed down with a crisp, cold white wine.

I floated alongside acres of huge, windowless warehouses and passed Alloa with the ebbing tide, taking a rest from my paddling as I lunched on clapshot naan and ghobi stovies and drank some water from my bottle.

Then I picked up a bit of naan bread and mopped up my curry sauce.