Indian Fry Bread

Many Native Americans have a recipe for Fry Bread. This one listed is not ours. We have perfected our own and we hold ingredients that make[ ours special. One of those is tinpsula. This is a food widely used by many Native Indian tribes, and was one of the primary foods used by the plains Indians. Although tinpsula makes our bread different, there is much more than that that goes into our processes of Fry Bread.]

Total Time:
55 min
Prep:
40 min
Cook:
15 min
Ingredients
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups warm water
  • Oil, for frying
Directions

Put flour, baking powder, and salt in a large bowl. Mix well, add warm water and stir until dough begins to ball up. On a lightly floured surface knead dough. Do not over-work the dough. After working dough, place in a bowl and refrigerate for 1/2 to 1 hour.

Heat oil to 350 degrees in a frying pan or kettle. Lightly flour surface and pat and roll out baseball size pieces of dough. Cut hole in middle with a knife (so the dough will fry flat) to 1/4-inch thickness and place in oil and cook until golden brown and flip over and cook opposite side until same golden brown. Dough is done in about 3 minutes depending on oil temperature and thickness of dough.

After fry bread is done top with favorite topping or, chile and cheese first, then cover with lettuce and tomatoes, onions, green chile and you have an Indian Taco.


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This recipe is garbage. If your going to post a recipe for fry bread then do it right. This is crap. item not reviewed by moderator and published
this is not a recipe for fry bread lol but im not going to tell you the real recipe considering it is native specialty and ur idea of a ndn taco is so wrong item not reviewed by moderator and published
i love making this for my dad and family item not reviewed by moderator and published
the one I grew up with here by fon du lac is fry bread covered with taco meat and sauce and cheese, that's what we call indian tacos :) (Very very good!) item not reviewed by moderator and published
"NATIVE AMERICAN fry bread, NOT Indian." item not reviewed by moderator and published
There's a video on youtube of a woman making frybread and her son is narrating. That is the real deal with frybread. item not reviewed by moderator and published
I lived on the Navajo Reservation for three years. Fry bread is technique. The dough must be worked properly and given sometime to rest. Navajos on the reservation swear by Blue Bird flour. Its made by Cortez Milling in Colorado. This was the first rule taught me and every person I know who makes fry bread swears Blue Bird flour is their top secret. item not reviewed by moderator and published
Very disappointed. :( Just a big greasy blob of bland flower and water. I've had it before in the past and I know it can be heavenly. Think it must be this recipe. Guess I'll search for another one to try. Wasted pan of grease today. item not reviewed by moderator and published
That's almost exactly how the Han Athabascans where I live make frybread! item not reviewed by moderator and published
My Fiance and I make sure we have a good stock of this in the freezer... we love it so much we can't do without it. item not reviewed by moderator and published
right! Lol item not reviewed by moderator and published

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