Amchur Green Mango Powder

Amchur Green Mango Powder

Manitou Trading Co.

Origin: Middle East and India

Size: 16 ounce

$13.99

SKU: 10536

Amchur Powder, sometimes spelled "Amchoor" or "Aamchur," is a spice made from dried, unripe green mangoes. It is used throughout Asia, but is usually associated with Indian cuisine, especially the cuisine of Northern India, in which it is a prominent flavoring agent.

The mango tree (Mangifera indica) is native to Southeast Asia, especially India, where it has grown for more than 4,000 years. It holds a special place in Hindu mythology and ritual, and nearly every part of the tree is used for some purpose or another, form the leaves and bark to its resin, flowers, fruit and seed. With the mango's long history in India, it is likely that Amchur Powder's history is nearly as long.

Amchur Powder is used to flavor foods in a similar way to tamarind, imparting an acidic component that also has a fruity sweetness. Traditionally, it is found in curries, chutneys, pickles, soups, legume dishes and chaat masalas. However, its uses do not end with Indian cuisine. It makes an excellent seasoning for roast pork, chicken or fish, a lively flavoring agent for salad dressings and a helpful balancing flavor for sweet sauces or jams.

It is especially useful in recipes where tartness is desired, but not liquid, eliminating the use of lemon or lime juice. It is also added to marinades for poultry and meat, where it acts as an enzymatic tenderizer.

Amchur Powder's health benefits are, not surprisingly, similar to those of fresh mango, providing a concentrated dose of vitamin C (it is very effective in treating vitamin C deficiency, also known as scurvy) and a decent source of vitamins A and E. It is also rich in iron, phytochemicals such as beta-carotene and antioxidants.

Certified Kosher.

Gluten Free.

INGREDIENTS: Mango, WHEAT fiber (anti-caking agent). Contains WHEAT.

* This label info was entered by hand from the actual product itself. We do not take responsibility for transcription errors or changes made by the manufacturer after the date we entered the data.

Shipping Information

Please allow 1-3 business days to process your order.

Available shipping options are determined by the perishability of the product/s in your order. View Shipping Rates & Fees.

Please note that we do not ship perishable food items to APO/FPO addresses as these areas are served by the U.S. Postal Service and an exact delivery date is not guaranteed.

Refunds & Exchanges

At igourmet, we take great pride in the high-quality of our products. We strive to ensure they'll arrive to you in peak condition, as fresh and delicious as when they leave our warehouse. While we always endeavor to deliver the best of the best, there are times where "things happen" and a claim for a refund or exchange needs to be made. Please refer to our Claim Policies.
×
Amchur Green Mango Powder
close

How We Ship

FreshWave Packaging

Perishable foods are optimally packed and temperature controlled with kraft void fill and non-toxic refrigerant gel packs. To further contain temperature escalation, we fill any empty space with specialized foam to minimize air circulation.

Please join our efforts to be mindful of our environment and extend the life-cycle of our packaging, by reusing the gel packs to keep your next picnic or road trip fare cool.

Please note: Our products are always shipped so they will arrive at your door in optimal condition. Whenever possible - such as in periods of cooler ambient temperatures - we try to use less packaging , more recyclable materials and avoid unnecessary shipping waste.