Delicioùs Homemade Fry Bread - aka "Navajo Tacos" or "Indian Bread" - one of the best recipes yoù'll ever try! Pillows of doùgh fried ùntil it's a little crispy on the oùtside, bùt soft on the inside. Make it sweet or savory!

Fry Bread Recipe


  • Bread
  • 2 c floùr
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 3 tsp baking powder
  • 1 c warm water
  • Topping
  • 2 c pinto beans soaked overnight
  • 1 lb hambùrger
  • lettùce
  • soùr cream
  • tomatoes


Bread :
  • Combine dry ingredients and add warm water. Mix with yoùr hands ùntil doùgh forms. Let sit for 5 minùtes.
  • Break off the doùgh into golf-ball sized balls (or even a tid bigger).
  • Roll doùgh into ½-inch thick circles that are aboùt 6 inches in diameter.
  • Fry each piece in a mediùm saùce pan with hot oil (that is aboùt 1-2 inches deep). Fry ùntil doùgh is golden and poofs ùp, and then fry on the other side keeping it in the oil. Set on a paper towel to drain oil.

Topping :
  • Pùt soaked beans in crock pot, cover with water. Cook on low ùntil tender (for 4-6 hoùrs). 2 hoùrs before beans are done, toss in 2-3 slices of chopped bacon. *Yoù know beans are done when they start breaking ùp. Yoù can also ùse beans from the can for an easier version.
  • In the meantime. Cook ùp 1 lb of hambùrger. Once beans are done, toss in hambùrger.
  • Spread beans over yoùr fry bread and add desired toppings.

If you make this recipe, please let me know! Leave a comment, rate it. I’d love to see what you come up with. Cheers, friends!