a mixture of spices ground into a paste, used in Indian cookery
(Hinglish) spicy; dramatic: it was a typical masala film

a blend of spices used in Indian cuisine, usu. containing black pepper, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, nutmeg, and turmeric; also called garam masala

Every time we go there, he orders chicken tikka masala.
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