Authentic Fry Bread

Fry bread is often mistaken as a traditional food to Indigenous peoples due to its popularity at powwows and family gatherings, but the fried-dough recipe is similar to other bread in different parts of the world.


  • 4 cups of fry bread
  • 2 tablespoons of baking powder
  • Dash of salt
  • Lukewarm water


  1. Mix together dry ingredients and create a well in the middle of the mixture.
  2. For every two cups of flour, use one cup of water. Slowly pour the water into the centre of the well while pushing the mixture into the water with a spatula.
  3. Knead the bread.
  4. Break dough apart into small circles.
  5. Deep fry dough for one minute on each side.
  6. Repeat steps 4 and 5 until complete.