Native American Fry Bread

Total Time
Prep 30 mins
Cook 5 mins

Very easy recipe for fried bread used to make Indian Tacos. OR you can eat them with butter, or add honey or jelly! You can also slice in half and use as hamburger buns. Many possibilities. Sometimes I use garlic salt and eat them with spaghetti. They make great dippers for chili too! To make the indian tacos you just put your favorite taco ingredients on top and enjoy!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix ingredients together with a fork in a medium bowl. (will be sticky).
  2. Liberally grease your hands with vegetable oil and shape dough into a ball. Leave dough in bowl and cover with a towel and set in warm place for atleast 20 minutes, but leaving longer makes the bread fluffier.
  3. When you are ready to make the bread, heat vegetable oil, atleast 1 inch deep or deeper in a frying pan or electric skillet. (around 375 degrees) Test a small ball of dough in grease, it should float in grease, not sit on the bottom, if it doesn't immediately float, oil is not hot enough.
  4. When oil is ready, grab a ball of dough a little bigger than a golf ball and stretch out in your greased hands until dough is flattened out about the size of a large cookie. Poke a small hole in the center of the dough with your fingers, and carefully lay in the hot oil.
  5. Let dough brown to a golden brown before turning over and frying other side.
  6. Drain on paper towels and serve immediately.
Most Helpful

So easy if I can do it anyone can!

brigitte1414 December 09, 2012

Tasted just like the fry bread we get at the historical society annual get together. Surprisingly easy to make! Now that I know how, we will have this often. Thnx for sharing this recipe, Dissie. Made for PAC Fall 2009.

Darkhunter September 25, 2009