Definition of mirch masala in English:

mirch masala


mass noun
  • 1A mixture of ground spices including chilli, used in Indian cooking.

    ‘I cannot eat my food without mirch masala’
    1. 1.1usually with modifier An Indian dish flavoured with ground spices including chilli.
      ‘next time I aim to try the volcanic lamb mirch masala’
    2. 1.2Indian Elements providing interest or excitement.
      ‘the overuse of breaking news and mirch masala in the media’
      ‘if there is no mirch masala in everyone's life, there is no fun’


From Hindi mirc masālā (see mirch and masala).