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This fry bread is easy to make and can be served with any meal or as dessert with jams, honey or, my favorite, maple syrup.

Recipe Summary

5 mins
15 mins
20 mins
6 pieces


Original recipe yields 3 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Oil should be at least one-inch deep.

  • Mix flour, baking powder, and salt together in a large bowl. Add water a little at a time until dough comes together into a ball and doesn't stick to your hands, about 5 minutes.

  • Tear off plum-sized pieces of dough and flatten into 1/2-inch disks.

  • Fry pieces of dough in the hot oil until brown on both sides, about 3 minutes. Drain on paper towels or napkins before serving.

Cook's Note:

You may not need the whole amount of water listed; use as much as you need to get the dough to a desired stickiness.

Editor's Note:

We have determined the nutritional value of oil for frying based on a retention value of 10% after cooking. Amount will vary depending on cooking time and temperature, ingredient density, and specific type of oil used.

Nutrition Facts

370 calories; protein 8.6g; carbohydrates 64.5g; fat 8.1g; sodium 1114.3mg. Full Nutrition