Mango Powder FAQ

What is Mango Powder?

Mango Powder is the dried and powdered unripe fruit pulp of the tree mangiferia indica also known as amchoor or mango!

Where does Mango Powder come from?

Our Mango Powder is a product of India.

What does Mango Powder look like?

This ingredient is a fine powder that’s a light cream to tan colour.

How would you describe the flavour and odour of Mango Powder?

Mango Powder has a characteristic taste similar to mango.

What are alternative names for Mango?

Alternative names for mango include Mango Powder, Amchoor, Amchur, Amchor, Aamchur, Poudre de Mangue, Polvo de Mango, Polvere di Mango, Ma Muang, Mempelam, Mangga and Mangopulber.

What is the suggested use of Mango Powder?

Dry mango powder is used to add acidic tang and sharpness as well as fruity aromatic flavour in Asian cuisines; it is often used as a souring agent as it keeps better in in hotter climbs than other agents used for souring such as lemon and tamarind, the bonus is as a dry powder, mango powder won’t thin down the sauce or marinade in the way that lemon juice would. Add to sauces, soups, marinades, curries, chutneys, pickles and drinks.

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