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Aloo Pie

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Written by Susan H

Aloo Pie is a lovely reminder of the Caribbean. They are spiced vegetable pasties that are gorgeous hot and cold all year round. Use in a picnic, lunch and dinner.

Aloo Pie - TheRecipe.Website

Aloo Pie

An Aloo Pie is a fried dumpling form the islands of Trinidad and Tobago and consists of a pastry shell with a spiced mash potato filling. These are ideal in a lunch box and picnic.
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Course: Main Dish, Side Dish
Cuisine: Caribean
Keyword: Vegetarian
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 45 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Servings: 12 Pies
Calories: 338kcal



  • In a medium- large skillet, add oil, onions, garlic, ginger and sauté, for about 2-3 minutes, stirring constantly to prevent any burns.
  • Then add, cumin, hot sauce and paprika, and continue stirring with a heavy wooden spoon, about 2 minutes.
  • Add boiled potato cubes, and corn. Slightly smash the potatoes, corn and peas then thoroughly mix until ingredients are fully combined, add green onions, and white pepper and a little bit of water. Simmer for about 2 minutes. Put the cilantro into the mix and check the flavour. Add salt and pepper to taste. Remove from the heat and let it cool.
  • Aloo pie Dough
  • In a large bowl add flour, baking powder, sugar and salt, then make a well followed by water, ghee or oil
  • Knead to form soft and sticky dough.
  • Place dough on a heavily floured board and knead for about 5-7minutes. Continue to flour dough as needed to keep if flexibleand elastic.
  • On a lightly floured surface form the dough into 14 or more
  • Roll the dough out to form a circle, using a lightly floured rolling pin; Spoon a generous 2 tablespoons or more filling in the centre of a the circle; lightly moisten the dough edges with water. Fold over twist with your fingers or the tines of a fork gently to seal the edges of the pies
  • Heat up a medium skillet or cast iron with oil up to 2 inch- medium-high heat 350 degrees F. until hot but not smoking.
  • Gently drop the aloo pie in the fry pan and fry in batches, turning once, until golden brown, about 5-8 minutes. Do not overcrowd the pan (it will absorb excess oil, resulting in a soggy pies)
  • Using a slotted spoon, remove the aloo pies and place them on paper towels.
  • Place on a baking sheet and brush with canola oil, then. Bake at 375 degrees
  • For about 25- 30 minutes until golden brown


Sodium: 282mg | Sugar: 29g | Fiber: 3g | Potassium: 247mg | Cholesterol: 11mg | Calories: 338kcal | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Fat: 8g | Protein: 6g | Carbohydrates: 62g