Navajo Fry Bread
- 3 cups All-purpose Flour
- 1/2 teaspoon Salt
- 3 teaspoons Baking Powder (slightly Rounded Teaspoons)
- 3/4 cups Milk
- Water As Needed To Get Dough To Come Together
- Vegetable Shortening Or Lard For Frying
Stir together flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium bowl.
Stir with a fork as you pour in the milk; keep stirring for a bit to get
it to come together as much as possible. Add just enough water (about
1/4 to 1/2 cup) to get it to come together. Cover the bowl with a dish
towel and let it sit for 35 to 45 minutes to rest.
When the circle is about 4 to 7 inches (however big you want it) carefully drape it into the skillet. Allow it to fry on one side until golden brown, about 1 minute, then carefully flip it to the other side using tongs. Fry it for another 30 to 45 seconds.
Remove the fry bread to a paper towel-lined plate and allow it to drain while you fry the other pieces.