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 (kă′lə-lo͞o′, kă′lə-lo͞o′)
1. The edible spinachlike leaves of dasheen or any of several species of amaranth.
2. A soup or stew made of these leaves or other greens, okra, crabmeat, and seasonings.

[American Spanish calulú, plant of genus Xanthosoma whose leaves are used as greens, perhaps from Tupí caárurú, thick leaf.]
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a variant spelling of calalu
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(ˌkæl əˈlu, ˈkæl əˌlu)

a thick soup of crabmeat, greens, and seasonings.
[1695–1700; compare Jamaican E calalu greens used in soup < American Spanish calalú, Portuguese carurú, said to be < Tupi caárurú thick leaf]
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INGREDIENTS SERVES 4 1tbsp vegetable oil 1 medium onion, finely diced 4 garlic cloves, finely chopped 1tbsp grated fresh ginger 1tsp ground cumin 2tbsp dried mixed herbs 1tbsp chilli powder 1tsp all-purpose seasoning 6tbsp curry powder 125ml water 200ml coconut milk 2 x 400g cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed 4 ripe plantain, peeled and sliced 1 scotch bonnet pepper 3 spring onions, sliced 1tsp salt 1tbsp freshly ground black pepper 150g fresh callaloo or spinach DIRECTIONS Heat the oil in a pot over a medium heat, then add the onion, garlic and ginger and saute for five to seven minutes until the onion is soft.
Ramon Hernandez, Pipo's Cuban Cafe and Callaloo, St.
He also explores Port of Spain's market in search of ingredients to make grilled tamarind tofu with callaloo pesto and goes in search of more fantastic local ingredients to serve up okra onion bhajis with mango chutney.
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support from the Cave Canem Foundation, Callaloo Creative Writing
The likes of grilled jerk halloumi, curried chick peas, chilli pineapple salad and coconut callaloo make up a fabulous sharing selection.
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According to chef Mark Flanagan, the Queen has asked to serve callaloo soup more often.
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In the end our order consisted of Ackee n' Saltfish (PS7.25 main), Stewed Steak and Sweet Potatoes (PS7.25 main) and Jamaican Jerk Chicken (PS6.50 main), plus rice and peas (PS1.75), Festival (60p), Fried Dumpling (60p), Callaloo - Jamaican spinach (PS1.50) and the Jamaican Patties (PS1.25) from the 'snacks' part of the menu.
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