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Carribean and Tropical   -   Aloo Pie (Trinidad)   adapted from The Complete Caribbean Cookbook

  • 2 Cups Flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1 Cup Water
  • Olive Oil
  • 4 Cups Water
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Pound Potato -- peeled and cubed
  • 1 Small Onion -- finely chopped
  • 2 Cloves Garlic -- finely chopped
  • 1 Large Green Onion -- finely chopped
  • 2 Teaspoons Cumin
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Garam Masala
  • 1 Large Jalapeno -- finely chopped
  • Salt And Pepper -- to taste
  • Oil -- for deep frying
Directions Combine flour, salt and baking powder in a bowl. Add enough water to form a dough and knead. Rub a little oil over dough and let rest while preparing filling. Bring water to a boil. Add salt and potatoes. Boil until tender. Drain. While still hot, mash with onion, garlic, green onion, cumin, masala, jalapeno, salt and pepper. Divide dough into 6 parts and knead for 1 minute to form a smooth ball. Let rest 5 minutes. Heat oil in saucepan. Roll out 1 portion of dough on a floured surface into a circle 5 inches in diameter. Spoon 2 tablespoons of filling in the middle and fold into a semicircle. Seal and deep fry until golden on all sides. Drain and serve.
Serves 6
Time to Make 0:00

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