• Indian Fry Bread

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    Servings: 4
    by Diane Jackson
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    What is Isleta? Who is Isleta? Isleta is a Navajo Indian Reservation South of Albuquerque. The Indian Village at the NM State Fair was the place to go and get a fresh, hot, Indian Fry Bread or a Indian taco. Best memories of the fair was standing in a long line and finally devouring some Indian Fried bread or a tasty Indian Taco. Very easy recipe. Enjoy!


    • 4 cups flour
    • 2 tbsp. baking powder
    • 1 tsp. salt
    • 1/2 cup shortening
    • 1 cup warm water


    1. Mix flour, baking powder and salt.
    2. Slowly add in shortening.
    3. Add enough water to make the dough stick together.
    4. Knead dough until it is smooth
    5. Divide dough into several palm-size balls.
    6. Place balls back in glass bowl for 15 minutes.
    7. *If using self rising flour omit baking powder and salt.
    8. Pat down the flour into palm size flat pancakes,
    9. Punch hole in center of dough.
    10. Fry in hot cooking oil in a cast iron skillet.
    11. Brown each side until they are golden brown.
    12. Drain on paper towels.

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