Spicy Lamb Curry Gets Hearts Pounding In London

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A London restaurant served what it claims is the world's hottest dish Thursday. "The Bollywood Burner" is a lamb-based curry made with the Naga chili pepper — more than 100 times hotter than the jalapeno. It's up for a Guinness World Record.

RENEE MONTAGNE, Host:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.

In the midst of the summer heat, a London restaurant, yesterday, served what it claims is the world's hottest dish. The Bollywood Burner is a lamb-based curry made with the Naga chili pepper - more than 100 times hotter than the jalapeno. It's up for a Guinness Record. Brave samplers admitted feeling lightheaded. One said his heart was pounding as if he'd some serious aerobics. So this dish could actually burn calories.

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