Aloo pie


Aloo pie

An aloo pie is a variant of the samosa popular in Trinidad and Tobago. [New York Times. April 20, 2007 [http://www.nytimes.com/2007/04/20/nyregion/20immigrants.html From Asia to the Caribbean to New York, Appetite Intact] Accessed February 6, 2008.] It is a soft, fried pastry made from flour and water, and filled with boiled, spiced and mashed potatoes and other vegetables like green peas. Its shape is similar to a calzone, and it is usually larger than a samosa, approximately 5 inches (12.7 cm) long. [ [http://recipes.wuzzle.org/index.php/45/600 Aloo Pie (Trinidad)] Accessed February 6, 2008.] It is usually ordered with a sweet and sour type Indian dipping sauce known as "imli ki chutney".

"Aloo" is a romanization of the Hindi word for "potato".

References

ee also

* Cuisine of Trinidad and Tobago


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