Navajo fry Bread

Teresa Morgan


Navajo Fry bread my family's favorite. topped with Pinto Beans lettuce tomatoes and cheese. Or as a dessert
with honey or sprinkle powdered sugar

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Deep Fry


2 c
all purpose flour
1 Tbsp
baking powder
1 tsp
1 c
4 c
oil frying


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1To make fry bread – in a bowl combine flour, baking powder and salt. Stir in milk and mix until the dough comes together and forms a ball. On floured surface kneed the dough until its smooth. Let rest for 5 minutes.

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2Heat oil in a deep skillet (oil should be at least 1 ½” deep) to 365 degrees. Break off ¾ cup sized pieces of the dough and shape into round discs that are about ¼” in thickness. Make a thinner depressed area in the center. Fry the bread (1 piece at a time) in the hot oil until golden brown on both sides. Turn only once. Drain on paper towels.

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3Add your favorite toppings

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Bread
Regional Style: American
Hashtag: #Native American