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Indian fry bread

Indian fry bread recipe only requires a few ingredients making it so easy. This fry bread recipe is fried to a golden crisp and so delicious.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine: Indian
Keyword: Indian fry bread
Servings: 6
Calories: 683kcal
Author: Eating on a Dime


  • For the Fry Bread:
  • 2 cups Flour
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 cup warm water
  • Oil for Frying
  • For the Toppings:
  • 1 lb Hamburger Meat
  • 2 Tbsp Taco Seasoning or a packet
  • 8 oz Taco Sauce
  • 1 can Ranch Style Beans 15 oz.
  • ½ Head of Lettuce
  • 2 Roma Tomatoes diced
  • ½ Red Onion Diced
  • ½ cup Sour Cream
  • 1 ½ cup Shredded Cheddar Cheese
  • 1 Bunch of Cilantro chopped


  • To Make the Fry Bread:
  • In a medium size mixing bowl, combine the flour, salt and baking soda. Slowly stir in the warm water into a dough forms. Gradually add in the water until the dough is form (you may not need all the water).
  • Let the dough sit for 5 minutes.
  • Then roll the dough out slightly and cut it into 6 pieces.
  • Then roll out each piece into a ½ inch thick circles.
  • Heat 3 inches of the oil in a deep pot. Fry the dough circles in the oil until the dough is golden brown and poofs up slight. Then flip the dough to fry the other side.
  • Set the fried dough on a plate lined with paper towels.
  • To Make the Toppings:
  • Brown the hamburger meat in a large skillet over medium high heat. Then stir in the taco seasoning and ¼ cup of water. Simmer uncovered for 4-6 minutes until the seasoning is thoroughly combined.
  • Heat up the ranch style beans in the microwave until heated through.
  • Then it’s time to assemble the tacos!
  • Top each fry bread with the taco sauce, then the meat mixture and beans. Then top with your favorite toppings: lettuce, tomatoes, onions, cheese, cilantro and sour cream!
  • Serve immediately and enjoy!


Calories: 683kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 32g | Fat: 38g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 93mg | Sodium: 546mg | Potassium: 717mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 901IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 297mg | Iron: 6mg