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Category : Grains & Breads       Region : Plains ~ Plateau       Rating : 1
lakota fry bread (just like moms)

Contributor : lena26us

Tribal Affiliation : Oglala Lakota Native enrolled in the Pine Ridge Agency

Orgin of Recipe : miya ina (my mom)

Type of Dish : Today's Native Dishes

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 package yeast
  • 10 lbs flour wheat or white
  • 1 cup dry milk
  • 1 cup vegetable oil

Directions

Combine dry milk, vegetable oil and sugar in sauce pan over low heat. Add the yeast till dissolved. Do not overheat, warm only. Combine this with the flour, if sticky, add water in small amounts till dough sticks together. With oiled lightly hands, knead dough for 10-15 minutes, let stand, usually 2 hours in warm area, covered. When dough rises, punch down again, and knead and let rise one more time. Heat 1 can crisco or lard in sturdy pan or pot, roll dough out in 1/2 in circles if using for indian tacos or squares if making for soup.
Fry in oil till golden brown. Dry off on paper towels to get rid of excess grease. Enjoy with your favorite toppings or eat with a delicious traditional soup, or wojapi!

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