Definition of mirch masala in English:

mirch masala

noun

  • 1A mixture of ground spices including chili, used in Indian cooking.

    • ‘I cannot eat my food without mirch masala’
    1. 1.1usually with modifier An Indian dish flavored with ground spices including chili.
      • ‘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’

Origin

From Hindi mirc masālā (see mirch and masala).