Vindaloo or Vindallo is a hot Goan curry with Portuguese roots, traditionaly based on pork. The pork, wine and garlic based dish was brought to Goa by Portuguese merchants. The Goans spiced up the dish with
and spices and made it thier own.
The Vindaloo is a mainstay of the "indian" menu in the UK, so much so that it has even inspired songs, in 1998 Fat Les recorded the "Vindaloo" for the FIFA football World Cup.
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- Korma / Kurma - a mild, yellow coloured curry, based on almond and coconut powder.
- Curry - a low to medium heat, gravy-like sauce, now commonly server with potato chips (Fries).
- Dupiaza / Dopiaza - medium curry the word means "double onion" referring to the boiled and fried onions used as its primary ingredient.
- Pasanda - a mild curry sauce made with cream, coconut milk, and almonds.
- Phaal - extremely hot. Some UK curry houses also make a hotter version called tindaloo.
- Pathia - similar to a Madras but with lemon juice and tomato pur�e
- Rogan Josh - medium, usually with tomatoes, meat and butter or oil
- Balti - a curry cooked in a Balti (A deep metal cooking bowl or bucket.) usually eaten from the dish using Naan bread as a scoop.
- Bhuna - medium, thick sauce, some vegetables.
- Dhansak - medium/hot, sweet and sour sauce with lentils.
- Madras - a fairly hot curry, red in colour, heavy use of chilli powder
- Jalfrezi - onion and green chilli based thick sauce.
- Vindaloo - the classic "hot" restaurant curry, a favorite for the boys night out.
Over the next few weeks we will be adding a wide range of information on the best restaurants, recipies, spices, and your curry stories. Please come back soon to enjoy the burn.
Curry an English word that now describes a wide variety of spiced dishes.
Although commonly known as "an Indian" many of the High Street "curry houses"
in england are actually Bangaldeshi owned.
Although it has its origins in India Curry is however a truely Pan Asian food, with Bangladeshi, Indian,
Indonesian, Malaysian, Pakistani, Thai, and other South Asian
and Southeast Asian cuisines all having thier own versions and local twists being given wherever people of these nations export thier cuisine to.
The various versions of curry now beat fish and chips as the most popular take away food of the UK.