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  2. 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour

  3. 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour

  4. 1 tablespoon baking powder

  5. 3/4 teaspoon salt

  6. 1 1/3 cups warm water (or enough for a soft dough)

  7. lard or vegetable oil for frying

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  1. Fry bread is served with chili, beans, BBQ meats, and stews as well as honey, etc. throughout Arizona... here is one recipe:

  2. Mix all ingredients well--dough should be soft, but not sticky. Knead dough until smooth. Divide into 12 equal portions. In deep skillet heat 1 inch of lard or oil until a small piece of dough dropped into it sizzles. With floured hands stretch and pat each piece of dough until thin. Fry one at a time in hot oil for about 4 minutes, turning once, until browned and puffed on both sides. Drain on paper towels. Best served warm. ENJOY!


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