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n. pl. vin·da·loos
A highly seasoned dish of Indian origin made from meat or seafood cooked in a sauce of vinegar, red chilis, garlic, tamarind, and spices.

[From Konkani (Indic language of western India) vindalu, from Portuguese vinha-d'alho, vinha-d'alhos, marinade or pickle for meat made of vinegar and garlic (via Goan Indo-Portuguese (Portuguese creole of Goa)) : vinho, wine (from Latin vīnum) + de, of (from Latin ; see de-) + alho, garlic (from Latin ālium, allium; see allium).]


n, pl -loos
(Cookery) a type of very hot Indian curry
[C20: perhaps from Portuguese vin d'alho wine and garlic sauce]
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The explosive Volcanic Vindaloo is made with the Naga chilli, which is 200 times hotter than Tabasco sauce and has a rating of one million on the Scoville chilli scale.
Supermarket chain Morrisons have launched the Volcanic Vindaloo, which carries a warning and will only be sold to over-16s.
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I think Three Lions is OK, but not a patch on Vindaloo by Fat Les, which, along with Three Lions '98, took the spotlight away from England's official 1998 World Cup song: (How Does It Feel To Be) On Top Of The World, written by Ian Mc-Culloch for England United (Echo and The Bunnymen, Space, Spice Girls and Simon Fowler).
There I am, waking from a strange dream in the middle of the night, disorientated like a time travelling Bruce Willis in Twelve Monkeys, when a taste of vindaloo brings me back to reality.
We sampled the Kung Pao Chicken and Lamb Vindaloo, both of which were in sauces full of rich flavor without being overly salty or too spicy.
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