Dry Mango Powder (Amchoor/Amchur Powder)
This powder is made from dried unripe mangoes and adds a sharp tart flavour to food, it is often used in Indian and Asian dishes often as a substitute for lemon.**** Mango powder is designed for adding sweetness to savoury sauces and curries. It has a sweet-sour taste. Use in spicy dips, chutney or curry sauce for a sweeter flavour. Unripe green mangoes are dried and powdered to make amchoor powder, a tart pale beige to brownish powder used in dishes where acidity is required.
Amchur is used to add a sour tangy fruity flavor without moisture.