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Offline Donald Brasco

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Re: Induction Hob if on electric...
« Reply #20 on: May 07, 2019, 08:59 AM »
I recently switched to an induction hob and overall it’s certainly an upgrade, but one thing bugs me - how to cook my h4ppy naans now I no longer have a halogen hob?

They used to do quite nicely on an inverted tawa held close down on top of the halogen hob, but with an induction hob that’s not possible (no radiant heat). So how have you induction hob owners solved this problem?
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Re: Induction Hob if on electric...
« Reply #21 on: May 07, 2019, 09:06 AM »
How about under the grill. That might work.


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« Reply #22 on: May 07, 2019, 09:09 AM »
Might do, and it’s a logical suggestion I suppose. I just wonder if a grill, even preheated on max, will get up to the kind of temperature which will cook a naan quickly to avoid drying it too much.  I shouldn’t knock it until I’ve tried it though, and it might be the only option short of a blowtorch.
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Re: Induction Hob if on electric...
« Reply #23 on: May 07, 2019, 10:41 AM »
Lay a flat cast iron grill plate / griddle pan on the hob and turn it up full, that might work

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Re: Induction Hob if on electric...
« Reply #24 on: May 07, 2019, 12:49 PM »
FORGET your induction, buy a handy camping burner.
Enough fire to to cook stove top Naan and all your curries.

Cost about £10 and a fiver for plenty of Gaz, - even cheaper
at discount Supermarkets.
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Re: Induction Hob if on electric...
« Reply #25 on: May 07, 2019, 02:18 PM »
Might do, and it’s a logical suggestion I suppose. I just wonder if a grill, even preheated on max, will get up to the kind of temperature which will cook a naan quickly to avoid drying it too much.  I shouldn’t knock it until I’ve tried it though, and it might be the only option short of a blowtorch.

I was suggesting that the grill be used as an alternative to inverting the tawa only. I assume that you can get a flat surface pan/plate which will work with your induction hob that will heat up enough to start the cooking process from the bottom - then under the grill to finish it off.

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« Reply #26 on: May 07, 2019, 02:24 PM »
Yep, that’s the way I took it garp  8)
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Re: Induction Hob if on electric...
« Reply #27 on: May 07, 2019, 02:27 PM »
Lay a flat cast iron grill plate / griddle pan on the hob and turn it up full, that might work

I can’t see that working tbh. It would need to reach one hell of a temperature to radiate enough heat to brown the top of a naan off. Thanks for trying to help though.

FORGET your induction, buy a handy camping burner.
Enough fire to to cook stove top Naan and all your curries.

Cost about £10 and a fiver for plenty of Gaz, - even cheaper
at discount Supermarkets.

That’s a pretty good solution I reckon. I used to have one of those stoves from my camping days, but haven’t seen in years, so it’s probably disappeared (how does stuff do that anyway?). I’ll pick up another one.

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Re: Induction Hob if on electric...
« Reply #28 on: May 08, 2019, 03:05 PM »
I've been lazy recently and although having a tandoor and a gas burner
And being impatient   ::) while my naan was heating in my pan on my hob I whipped out my blowtorch and bubbled up the top of the naan
I was impressed anyway  ;)

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Re: Induction Hob if on electric...
« Reply #29 on: May 08, 2019, 04:55 PM »
Hmmm with just a hint of flux :)


 



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