Fry Bread with Wojapi
- Fry Bread:
- 1 cup Flour
- Pinch of salt
- 2 tsp. sugar
- 1 tsp Baking Powder
- 1/2 cup hot water
- Vegetable oil as needed for frying
- Anise Sugar:
- 1 Tbsp Anise Seeds
- 3/4 cup Granulated Beet Sugar
- 2 cups Berries, Chokecherries (tart cherries)
- 1/4 cup water
- Honey as desired
Wash fruit, combine with water in medium saucepan. Cook over low heat until broken down and thickened.
Add 1 Tbsp. Anise Seed to small fry pan. Toast on stove-top until fragrant. Add 3/4 cup sugar and warm. Turn off heat and remove from stove. Set aside.
Sift together flour, salt, sugar and baking powder. Add hot water slowly while stirring, until a sticky dough forms. Knead dough with hands, form into a ball. Coat with oil, cover and rest for 30 minutes. Divide into 4 pieces and flatten dough. Heat oil in frying pan. Add fry bread and brown on both sides. Remove from oil.
Sprinkle both sides with Anise Sugar. Plate Fry Bread on serving platter. Spoon warm Wojapi over dough and drizzle with honey.
Serve warm - Enjoy!
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