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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)


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.


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Notes

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

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