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Navaho Indian Fry Bread

Rated as 4.53 out of 5 Stars
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"A fried bread that I learned to make while working on the Navaho reservation. Can be used as a main dish bread or as a dessert with honey or jam."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 53
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Heat oil in a heavy skillet to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Sift flour, baking powder, powdered milk, and salt together in a large bowl. Pour water over flour mixture and stir until a sticky dough forms. Form dough into a ball using floured hands.
  3. Fry the dough in the hot oil until browned, 3 to 4 minutes per side. Transfer fry bread to a paper towel-lined plate to drain.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Bread can be kept warm in a 200 degrees F (95 degrees C) oven for 1 hour. They refrigerate nicely. Reheat in a 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Editor's Note:
  • We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. The exact amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and the specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 53 calories; 5.7 0.6 0.2 < 1 271 Full nutrition

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This was so easy to make and its spot on.I didn't use powdered milk and water I just added milk.Oh so good and easy

Most helpful critical review

The dough was far too sticky for me to work with. In order to flatten it with my fingers I had to use quite a bit of flour on the countertop to get it to where I could work with it. I would use ...

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The dough was far too sticky for me to work with. In order to flatten it with my fingers I had to use quite a bit of flour on the countertop to get it to where I could work with it. I would use ...

This was so easy to make and its spot on.I didn't use powdered milk and water I just added milk.Oh so good and easy

This Navajo fry bread is the best...serve with refried beans and grated cheese or red chile. Serve as a dessert with honey or powdered sugar. Good feedback S J

This was pretty good. I was looking for a quick bread to go with our soup, besides my usual go-to sourdough biscuits, and this did the trick. I almost rated this at 3 stars, however, because of ...

I love ths recipe, turns out perfect every time. Tonight I mixed some parsley and pepper in with the dough and used them to eat with falfel instead pita from the store. Thanks so much!

Sorry to be a stickler, but it's spelled Navajo. Please correct this in your title. Other then that, very good recipe.

Love this it's so easy. We made 3 batches and they were gone in a flash.

It’s one of the best recipes using Milk/Dry milk. Thank you. 5+

the recipe was a bit bland....I used milk only to hold the dough together and added a few sashes of garlic salt and parmesan which topped it nicely for me! plus it gave me a great opportunity to...