Mom's Indian Fry Bread
Indian Fry Bread: (this is a more traditional version and does not use egg or milk)
Combine all of the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add warm water in small amounts and knead until soft but not sticky. Adjust the flour or water as needed, Cover aand let stand 15 to 20 minutes. Pull off large egg-sized balls of dough, turn out into fairly thin rounds. Fry rounds in hot oil until bubbles appear on the dough, turn over and fry on the other side until golden brown.
One More Indian Fry Bread Recipe
4 cups of flour 1 tbs. baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 tbs. powdered milk 1 ½ cups warm water 1 cup shortening Extra flour to flour your hands
Put flour in bowl, add baking powder, salt and powdered milk. Mix.
Mix in warm water to form dough.
Cover hands in flour.
Knead dough by hand until soft but not sticky. Cover with a cloth and let stand for 15 minutes.
Shape dough into balls about 2 inches across then flatten by patting and stretching the dough.
Melt shortening about an inch deep in frying pan. When hot put dough in pan. Fry one side till golden brown, then turn and fry the other.
Top with any combination of honey, berries, powdered sugar, cinnamon, etc. to make a fry bread dessert. Top your fry bread with traditional taco fixings like ground beef, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese etc. to serve this as an "Indian Taco".
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