How to make it

  • Mix flour, baking powder and salt.
  • Gradually add in the shortening and water.
  • Add only enough water to make dough stick together.
  • Knead dough until smooth, make into fist-sized balls.
  • Cover them with a towel for 10 minutes then pat them out into circles about the size of a pancake.
  • Fry in hot cooking oil in cast iron skillet until brown on both sides. Drain on paper towels,

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  • dogfool 10 years ago
    I love fry bread, had my first at a Dv shelter I worked at with one of the Native Woman that cooked with me.
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    " It was excellent "
    shirleyoma ate it and said...
    I love fry bread! My mom made these allot when I was a kid.. my kids love them also!
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  • redhawk 10 years ago
    The Kumeyaay Indians in So. California eat this with either honey, blueberry jam, manzinita berry jam or rolled around beef, or pork.
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