In a bowl, mix together 2 tbsp of self raising flour, 2 tbsp of yeast, and 2 tbsp of sugar and 3 tbsp of Luke warm water. Leave aside for 4 -5 minutes.
In a separate bowl mix the plain flour with 1/4 cup powdered milk, 8 tbsp yeast, and water. Knead for 10 minutes till smooth dough is formed. Brush it with oil, cover and leave aside for 45 minutes.
Press the dough with your hands and divide into six rolls. Grease a griddle. With the help of a rolling pin, roll out the 6 balls of dough. Place each disc onto the griddle, and brush oil on top. Place the taftan in an oven for 30 minutes. Then place the griddle on a low flame and cook the taftan until it turns golden brown. Flip over and cook the other side.
Brush oil and water l on top of each taftan and serve.