Navajo Fry Bread

Category: Ethnic Cuisine

Ingredients

2 cups flour Cornmeal or flour
4 tsp baking powder
2 cups shortening
2/3 cup warm water

Directions

1. Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a large mixing bowl.2. Add warm water to flour mixture and work into a smooth and elastic dough.3. Divide dough into balls of desired size. On a board ligthtly dusted with cornmeal or flour, roll out each ball of dough into a 1/4-inch thick circle. Cut a hole in the center of each circle.4. Heat 2 inches of shortening in a heavy pan at medium-high heat.5. Fry the dough, one circle at a time, until golden on both sides,turning once. Drain on absorbent towels.Yield: 6-8 servings

Great toppings for Navajo Bread would be re-fried beans, lettuce, chopped tomatos, Cheddar Cheese, salsa and sour cream.



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