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Mango Powder

Also Known As : Ambchur, Amchoor powder, Amchur powder, Aamchur powder, Dry Mango powder, Ground Mango, Mango pulver Poudre sèche la mangue, De mango polvo seco


Taste Profile

Mango powder has a sour taste followed by a slight sweetness and has a fruity fragrance.

Usage Tips

  1. Mango powder is great for flavouring barbecue and grilled recipes like kebabs and tandoori chicken/fish.
  2. It can be used for flavouring curries, dals, raitas and salads. It is a great souring agent in pickles. It should be stored in a well-sealed container.
  3. Keep away from moisture otherwise it will get lumps.

Common names and forms

  1. Aamchur
  2. Amchur
  3. Amchur (Dried Mango Powder)
  4. Amchur Powder
  5. Dried Green Mango powder
  6. Dried Mango Powder
  7. Dry Mango powder
  8. Green Mango Powder
  9. Mango Dust
  10. Mango Fruit powder
  11. Mango Khapta Powder
  12. Organic Amchur
  13. Pure Mango Powder
  14. Raw Mango Powder
  15. White Amchur


Mango Powder is a cream coloured spice made from unripe, green mangoes which are dried then ground into powder. It is finely ground however it has a slight fibrous texture. It is used as a spice to add a tart flavour to dishes. It is quite native to India and is mostly used in indian dishes. Mango powder is available all year round.

Health benefits

  • Mango powder helps treat digestive problems likeacidity, constipation and flatulence.(1)  
  • It contains vitamin A and vitamin E which helps promote healthy skin and eyes.(1) 
  • Antioxidants present in mango powder help boost metabolism,thus aiding weight loss. (1)
  • It has detoxifying properties due to the abundance of vitamins like vitamins A, C, D , B6 and Iron.(1) 
  • Being rich in Vitamin C, it can help treat scurvy.( A vitamin C deficient disease) (1)

Selection Guide

Choose mango powder which is beige in colour with a smooth, powdery texture. It should not be lumpy. Check the manufactured and expiry date as its loses flavour with time. It is best to buy mango powder from a trusted brand. Make sure the packaging is tightly sealed.

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