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Navaho Indian Fry Bread

Rated as 4.5 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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Most helpful positive review

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!

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...

I used 1/2n1/2 instead of powdered milk, plus real vanilla and cinnamon. Yummy.