Indian Fry Bread Recipe | Traditional Food

Indian fry bread

Fifteen years ago, my dad remarried a woman with Native American roots. Every time we visit, she makes this special delicious make it. She didn’t share the Indian fry bread recipe with me, but the next best thing! An accessible rendition of the Fry Bread. I got permission to post this.. so I’m not in the dog house for Thanksgiving. Ha!

I love how crisp the outside is, yet the inside is chewy and mouth-watering! The color is amazing, too, so it really adds a golden touch to a dinner plate. These are so easy and yet so delicious! They can be matched with so many options as well: butter, jams, tacos, soups, pasta, etc. The possibilities to add these beauties to a meal are endless.

Traditional Indian fry bread recipe


package of frozen white bread roll dough balls
1 1/2 cup cooking oil


1. Remove the frozen dough and place it in a large deep dish to rise. Coat with 1/2 cup cooking oil to prevent the dough from sticking to each other. Allow the dough to rise according to the directions on the package.
2. Heat the remaining cooking oil in a pot. Heat on medium/high heat.
3. Once the oil is ready and the dough is fully raised, take each dough ball individually and pull it apart to flatten.
5.Place each piece into the hot oil individually and fry for 30 seconds – to 1 minute on each side. (until golden)

6.Remove from oil and place onto a paper towel to absorb grease and Enjoy! 

I hope you find this delicious Indian fry bread recipe helpful.

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