Aloo pie

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Aloo pie
Typefried dumpling
Place of originTrinidad and Tobago
Main ingredientsdough, mashed potatoes, chickpea curry
Variationsvarious toppings and spices

An aloo pie is a fried dumpling popular in the Cuisine of Trinidad and Tobago.[1] It is a soft, fried pastry made from flour and water, and filled with boiled, spiced and mashed potatoes (aloo being the Hindi word for "potato") and other vegetables like green peas or chana dal (split chickpeas without their seedcoat). Its shape is similar to a calzone, and it is usually larger than a samosa, approximately five inches (12.7 cm) long.[2] It is usually ordered with a sweet-and-sour-type Indian dipping sauce known as "imli ki chutney".

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  1. ^ New York Times. April 20, 2007 From Asia to the Caribbean to New York, Appetite Intact Accessed February 6, 2008.
  2. ^ Aloo Pie (Trinidad) Archived 2013-02-07 at the Wayback Machine. Accessed February 6, 2008.