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navajo fry bread

(5 ratings)
Recipe by
Teresa Morgan
Palmdale, CA

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

(5 ratings)
yield 4 serving(s)
method Deep Fry

Ingredients For navajo fry bread

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

How To Make navajo fry bread

  • 1
    To 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.
  • 2
    Heat 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.
  • 3
    Add your favorite toppings