amchoor; amchor; amchur

An East Indian seasoning made by pulverizing sun-dried, unripe (green) mango into a fine powder. Amchoor has a tart, acidic, fruity flavor that adds character to many dishes including meats, vegetables and curried preparations. It’s also used to tenderize poultry, meat and fish. Amchoor is also called simply mango powder; it’s also spelled aamchur.

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