NAVAJO FRY BREAD

 

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Ingredients

  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Tablespoons powdered milk
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 1/2 cup warm water
  • 1 cup lard, melted (authentic) - or oil, such as Crisco (we use olive oil)

Directions

  • Stir together flour, baking powder, salt, and powdered milk.
  • Gradually, stir in 1 cup of warm water. Mix well.
  • Gradually add 1/2 cup warm water mix by hand (like you would meatloaf).
  • Set aside for 1/2 hour.
  • Melt lard in frying pan. Preheat to frying temperature.
  • Take small ball of dough. Pat dough flat.
  • Then, pull dough into a thin circle the size of the frying pan.
  • Carefully lay the dough in frying pan. Fry until lightly brown on both sides.

Notes

This is a favorite family recipe which we have enjoyed for four generations.

Categories: Southwestern US 

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