Vin means wine, while alho is the word for garlic in Portuguese, the key language influence in Goa, India’s smallest state. Located on the west coast, Goa is a former Portuguese colony—a fact most obvious in its cuisine. Classic vindaloo curry is bold and fiery, known as one of the spiciest dishes in India. Eventually the wine became vinegar, but the chiles remained, thankfully.
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