from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A blend of red chilis, tamarind, and other spices, such as ginger, cumin, and mustard seeds.
- n. Any of various dishes of southern and central India made with this spice blend.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A blend of chilis, tamarind, ginger, cumin, and mustard seeds, originally from Goa.
- n. A hot curry made with this spice.
I love Indian food and have been working up my heat tolerance but vindaloo is still beyond me at this point.
LK - Healthy Delicious said ... vindaloo is my absolute favorite!
Like many dishes common to southern India, vindaloo is highly spices with mustard seed and chiles, which the Portuguese also brought along with them.
Celine J. Marbeck, a Malacca-born Cristang and author of "Cuzinhia Cristang," a book on Malaccan-Portuguese cuisine, notes that the dish has many ingredients in common with the sour and fiery Goan curry called vindaloo including vinegar, dried chilies, garlic and turmeric.
The yoghurt is only there because the vindaloo was a bit too hot.
For someone who relishes spice, the go-to-dish is the chicken or lamb vindaloo, which is prepared with tangy and spicy sauces.
I mean, really, I already like vindaloo, which is from Goa, which is in the south.
I really have no idea what the term means, except that this preparation is from the coastal state of Goa, the land that brings us those other exotic-sounding curries like the "vindaloo" and "cafreal".
Dozens of comments, and not a one yet from that politically correct moron who thinks that the word "vindaloo" is racist and that holocaust denial and doubts about global warming are equivalent?
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