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Message 1295417 - Posted: 15 Oct 2012, 2:32:11 UTC
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When living in New Mexico one thing I would kill for was Navaho Taco's. Super easy to make or you go home with a full belly Deli either way.

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Message 1295428 - Posted: 15 Oct 2012, 3:29:35 UTC

So enlighten us, what is a Navaho Taco? Been thru NM a few times, but don't recall the pleasure of eating one. And yes I have been on a Reserve or two.
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Message 1295429 - Posted: 15 Oct 2012, 3:42:06 UTC - in response to Message 1295428.

So enlighten us, what is a Navaho Taco? Been thru NM a few times, but don't recall the pleasure of eating one. And yes I have been on a Reserve or two.

I used to live in NM. I haven't heard of these before. Please enlighten us.
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Message 1295433 - Posted: 15 Oct 2012, 3:56:35 UTC

Beats me what they are. But I did have some Meskwaki pudding a while back.

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Message 1295434 - Posted: 15 Oct 2012, 3:57:02 UTC

I think Grant Nelson misspelled the word Navaho, It's Navajo according to a Google search I just ran, they do exist, Here's the Link...
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Message 1295441 - Posted: 15 Oct 2012, 4:23:30 UTC

Mostly they will just be called an Indian Taco as a lot of tribes make them.

They are delicious though.
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Message 1295443 - Posted: 15 Oct 2012, 4:38:03 UTC

Vic, I know he did, but that wasn't my question. That was the tribes name, but not nessessarily the Taco's.
What is so special about the Taco?
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Message 1295447 - Posted: 15 Oct 2012, 5:02:17 UTC - in response to Message 1295443.

Vic, I know he did, but that wasn't my question. That was the tribes name, but not necessarily the Taco's.
What is so special about the Taco?

As to what the tacos are really called, I have no idea.
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Message 1295524 - Posted: 15 Oct 2012, 11:36:18 UTC - in response to Message 1295443.

Vic, I know he did, but that wasn't my question. That was the tribes name, but not nessessarily the Taco's.
What is so special about the Taco?


This has most of the info.
http://whatscookingamerica.net/History/NavajoFryBread.htm


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Message 1295668 - Posted: 15 Oct 2012, 17:23:02 UTC - in response to Message 1295524.

awesome link! Thank you
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Message 1295834 - Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 2:55:47 UTC

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Message 1295836 - Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 2:57:36 UTC - in response to Message 1295524.

Vic, I know he did, but that wasn't my question. That was the tribes name, but not nessessarily the Taco's.
What is so special about the Taco?


This has most of the info.
http://whatscookingamerica.net/History/NavajoFryBread.htm


Oh. I did know about fry bread. Hadn't heard the other term though.
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Message 1295840 - Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 3:53:55 UTC

My mom made something that was almost identical. We called them Gorditas.

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Message 1295855 - Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 4:50:18 UTC

I have eaten Indian Fry Bread before. Was intruduced to it in Kansas. Didn't relate it to a Gordita, since my version was sweet.
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Message 1295860 - Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 5:01:40 UTC - in response to Message 1295855.

I have eaten Indian Fry Bread before. Was intruduced to it in Kansas. Didn't relate it to a Gordita, since my version was sweet.

The Fry bread of the Gordita which was sweet? Neither that I have had were sweet.

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Message 1295872 - Posted: 16 Oct 2012, 5:35:22 UTC

What I had, was a premix, just added water. I will get more info, next time I talk to my Ex-Mom in Law. It was her sister, that intruduced me to it.
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Message 1300424 - Posted: 30 Oct 2012, 4:14:36 UTC

People from India also fry bread. One name for it, probably mispelled, is parata.

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Message 1300624 - Posted: 31 Oct 2012, 2:27:13 UTC

Navajo / Pueblo fry bread looks like it is more closely related to naan, lubhi or puri than paratha. It is very puffy (and there is a trick to that).
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Message 1300625 - Posted: 31 Oct 2012, 2:28:55 UTC

It has another round cousin many are familiar with. The Donut.
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Message 1300628 - Posted: 31 Oct 2012, 2:32:05 UTC - in response to Message 1300625.

It has another round cousin many are familiar with. The Donut.

Donuts are much sweeter than indian fry bread.
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