a highly spiced curry originating in Goa, India, and usually containing vinegar
of or relating to this curry or to the hottest or spiciest kinds of curry: vindaloo spices
A highly seasoned dish of Indian origin made from meat or seafood cooked in a sauce of vinegar, red chilis, garlic, tamarind, and spices.
Origin of vindalooFrom 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 dē ; see de- . ) alho garlic ( from Latin ālium, allium ; see allium . )