Indian Fry Bread

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“My Shoshone childhood friend's mother makes these and they are a treat! Eating suggestions: Honey and butter, as a replacement for a tortilla in a taco, or shake warm bread in a bag of cinnamon sugar.”
20 or so pieces, depending on size

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix flour, baking powder and salt in a large bowl.
  2. Gradually stir in water until dough is soft without sticking to bowl.
  3. Knead dough on lightly floured surface for 5 minutes.
  4. Return dough to bowl and cover with a clean towel.
  5. Let dough rest for 30 minutes.
  6. Shape dough into egg-size balls and roll on lightly floured surface to a thickness of 1/2 inch.
  7. Pat from hand to hand as you would pizza dough until it is 8 to 12 inches in diameter.
  8. Repeat with remaining dough balls.
  9. Heat about 1 1/2 inches of oil into a large frying pan over medium heat.
  10. Cook pieces, turning once until bread is golden brown.
  11. Drain on paper towels.
  12. Serve immediately.

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