Indian Frybread Picture a warm, golden-brown pillow of fried dough, crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. Indian Frybread, a beloved staple in many Native American cultures, is a delightful comfort food that’s simple to make and incredibly satisfying. This recipe promises the perfect balance of crunchy and soft, making it versatile for both savory and sweet toppings. Prepare to embark on a culinary journey to savor the taste of this crispy comfort that holds a special place in Native American cuisine.
4 cups all purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons powdered milk
1 1/2 cups warm water
1 cup shortening
Extra flour to flour your hands
Put flour in bowl, add baking powder, salt and powdered milk.
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.
Can be topped with honey, powdered sugar, etc. You can also make it savory by topping with cooked sausage, or fried egg…. Enjoy!