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Frybread Power: A Yummy Way To Celebrate Native Heritage! Frybread Recipe

Frybread Power: A Yummy Way To Celebrate Native Heritage! Frybread Recipe

Posted By PowWows.com December 2nd, 2014 Last Updated on: January 8th, 2020

We serve frybread in place of dinner rolls at Thanksgiving Dinner.

We also enjoy it as a dessert, topped with powdered sugar.

It's not pre-contact food, but it's delicious at powwows as an NDN Taco, topped with cheese, meat, beans, lettuce and tomatoes.

We usually make healthy choices, so we can enjoy frybread as a treat!



Frybread Power!!!

Frybread Power!!!

My Great-Grandma Margaret's Frybread Recipe

Ingredients

  • 6 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Plenty of Corn Oil to Fry It In
  • 2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3 cups warm water

Directions

  • Stir your flour, baking powder, and salt together in a glass mixing bowl.
  • Then, add warm water and stir into dough.
  • Knead the dough on floured wax paper.
  • Flatten the dough into palm-size pieces.
  • Fry the dough in hot oil (about 350 degrees) for 3 minutes, until it is golden brown.
Let's try to eat healthily most of the time, but Frybread is sure a fun way to celebrate Native Heritage Month!

Let's try to eat healthily most of the time, but Frybread is sure a fun way to celebrate Native Heritage Month!

We never actually used a recipe for frybread, since she cooked by the “handful” method…”a handful of this” or “a handful of that”! So, I recreated her recipe for y'all to enjoy!

Happy Native Heritage Month!




Great-Grandma Margaret's Frybread Recipe

Great-Grandma Margaret's Frybread Recipe

Pass the Frybread!

We serve frybread in place of dinner rolls at Thanksgiving Dinner.

We also enjoy it as a dessert, topped with powdered sugar.

It's not pre-contact food, but it's delicious at powwows as an NDN Taco, topped with cheese, meat, beans, lettuce and tomatoes.

Ingredients

  • 6 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Plenty of Corn Oil to Fry It In
  • 2 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3 cups warm water

Instructions

  1. Stir your flour, baking powder, and salt together in a glass mixing bowl.
  2. Then, add warm water and stir into dough.
  3. Knead the dough on floured wax paper.
  4. Flatten the dough into palm-size pieces.
  5. Fry the dough in hot oil (about 350 degrees) for 3 minutes, until it is golden brown.
Pass the Frybread!


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[…] people see Native American fry bread as one of the most traditional recipes of all. Other people consider it a more modern invention […]

lajadjie

paul, sorry to report that the link “donate” is broken. can you send me a new one please?

RONALD

My mother made this and I ask her where it came from and she told me her mother made it came from her family and that is all. We know that we were part Indian. LOVE THE FOOD SHE MADE.

[…] know most of us to have a favorite fry bread recipe that was passed down from our grandmas, aunties or other relatives. But sometimes you just don't […]

Running Doe

wado for sharing these nice recipes, I love fry bread

Running Doe

wado for sharing recipes, I enjoy them very much,

jeanne bailey

Love the Indian fry bread, I am not with Indian blood in me but love the culture and live on a street that is called CAHUILLA, and my home has many imitations of Indian lore and pictures, etc, I feel warm when at a pow wow and have nothing but love for the American Indians, the Native Indians that are here around us, we can learn so much from them..Thank you for the recipe, so easy and cheap to make and so good as taco or sprinkled with sugar and cinnamon. thanks again.

I love fry bread.

Sueanna Tahsuda

Fry bread both my Kaku’s and my Mama made the best. I myself never measured like my Kaku’s and mama never measured. Ura for the recipe I’m going to give it a try. I am Comanche Nation In Oklahoma” Numunu “

Sunflower

I thought it was funny you make it for Thanksgiving! My mom always made it too on Thanksgiving for my father who is part Native. We had it for breakfast though. She started the turkey at 5:00 am (usually about a 25 pounder) then started cooking the frybread. That’s the smell we woke up to on Thanksgiving! After I had my own family I started cooking it for Thanksgiving breakfast too (and sometimes Christmas- can you really have too much frybread?!) my grandchildren love it too. They are at least 5 generation frybread eaters!

gouchr

I’ve had this ,,,,,,,,,,,, but it’s been a loooooooooooooooong time ago.. It was always in the bread box along with those biscuits that my grandmother would make.. I chopped the kinhl’n for the stove..

Dozie

I’d love to have a recipe for the seasoned meat used in the taco. I love them so much!

Cindy Hopkins

The meat is like taco meat! Just make it to your taste.

Shannah

Is fry bread the same as an elephant ear

Paul G

Similar, but different.

Sally Gates Cobb

W grew up on Fry Bread. Mom made it. My Aunt made it. Grandma made it. I’ve only made it a few times but I’m going to make it again. We like it with butter but I think I’ll make some Indian Tacos!
By the way, It is made and sold at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival as plain or as Tacos!!

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