Trinidad Aloo Pie

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Servings: 6 Preparation time:
  • Dough:
  • Corn Flour, Maize Flour, Whole-grain, White, Cornflour 3cups Flour
  • Baking Soda, Powder, Cooking Soda, Sodium Bicarbonate, Soda Bi-carb 3tsp Baking powder
  • Salt, Common Salt, Rock Salt, Table Salt Salt
  • Water Boiled Plain Raw Mineral, Hot, Warm Cold, Mix, sparkling, Carbonated Water
  • Potato filling:
  • Potato, Flesh And Skin, Raw, aloo 4(large) Potatoes (cooked and mashed)
  • Onions, Raw, Onion 1 Onion (diced)
  • Garlic, Raw, Garlic flakes, Lahsun, grated garlic, Garlic pods 3 Garlic (cloves)
  • Cumin Powder, Jeera Powder,  NITU DIDIs cumin powder 1/2tsp Cumin powder
  • Green Chillies, Chilies, Hot Chili, Green, Raw, Chilli, Chilly 1 Green chili
  • Coriander Leaf Corriander, Cilantro Leaves, Green, Leaves, Parsley Leaves, Coriander Coriander leaves (or Culantro leaves /if you get them)
  • Salt, Common Salt, Rock Salt, Table Salt Salt

Instructions (Preparation Steps):

  • Take the flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl, slowly add the water and knead everything as a soft and stiff dough.
  • Cover the dough and let it sit for 30minutes.
  • Meanwhile, take the mashed potatoes in a bowl, take the diced onions, garlic cloves, coriander leaves in a food processor, grind as coarse paste.
  • Add this mixture to the potatoes, minced green chilly,cumin powder and salt. Mix well, the filling is ready.
  • Make 6-7 balls from the dough, roll them as medium sized discs.
  • Drop enough potato filling in the center and bring the both edges to make half moon shaped pie.
  • Press the edges well, so that the filling wont comes out while frying. Repeat the same process with the remaining dough.
  • Heat oil for deep frying, fry the potato pie one by one in medium flame until they turns golden brown.
  • Serve hot or slice the aloo pie and fill with chutneys or curried channa.
  • Enjoy!

Cook's Tip:
To allow salt to pour easily, put a few uncooked grains of rice in your shakers to absorb moisture
Light a candle to get rid of kitchen smells (or)any other smells inside the house.
To help prevent tears when you peel onions, place a slice of bread in your mouth.


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