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mirch Line breaks: mirch
Pronunciation: /mɪətʃ/

Definition of mirch in English:


Indian term for chilli or chilli powder.
Example sentences
  • Finally, the making of a biryani is an art and should not be attempted by someone who has no idea how much loon and mirch is acceptable.
  • It was Chinese but had a lot of mirch masala, suited to our pallets.
  • If you are unlucky to bite a full bodied one head on, you can might as well have mirch masala for dessert.

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