Salgadinho (or simply salgado - “salty”) englobes snacks , such as pastel,esfiha bolinha de queijo, empada (also called empadinha), risoles, quibe, enrolado, croquete, pão de batata, etc.
It’s usually some type of dough and meat or other filling fried in hot oil and, in general, are very cheap. An example of what could be called a salgado or salgadinho here in Brazil, are the American/Kiwi/etc pies, like mince & cheese pies.
- Que cê vai comer?
- Tô quebrado, vou ter que comer um salgado com coca só.