Amchur powder is also known as Mango powder. It is fruity spice powder and derived from green mangoes. Adding it into dishes gives fruity seasoning.
It is native from India and adds flavor to foods. One can add to curries, chutneys, marinades, and soups and specially used in North Indian cooking.
Commonly Known As
|Hindi||Amchur powder||अमचूर पाउडर|
|Gujarati||Amchur powder||આમચૂર પાવડર|
|Marathi||Amba powder||आंबा पावडर|
|Tamil||Mā tūḷ||மா தூள்|
|Telugu||Māmiḍi poḍi||మామిడి పొడి|
|Arabic||mashuq almaniju||مسحوق المانجو|
|Bengali||Āmēra gum̐ṛā||আমের গুঁড়া|
|French||Mangue poudre||Poudre de mangue séchée|
Amchur nutritional value as per 10 gm per serving.
- Calories: 36
- Sodium: 13%
- Calcium: 2%
- Vitamin C: 3%
- Fiber: 2 gm
Detox your body
Mango contains various vitamins like A, C, D & B6. It removes toxins from the body and also helps treat anemia. Also, nervous system disorders can also be cured.
Amchur powder is a part of ayurvedic medicines to keep your heart healthy and prevent heart attacks.
Amchur powder treats digestion. It fights with acidity, constipation. Mangoes contain phenols and phenolic compounds that are powerful antioxidants.
Rich in Iron
Mangoes are rich in iron & therefore it’s the best fruit for women. It treats anemia as well.
Mangoes contain a large amount of Vitamin C. Therefore, it eliminates free radicals and effectively protects from many chronic diseases.
Regulate blood pressure and diabetes
Mangoes help maintain a low glycemic index. Therefore, it helps control fat in the body. Also, amchur powder contains potassium that helps regulate blood pressure.
Amchur powder contains Vitamin E and A which is essential for eye health. One can improve eye-related problems like cataracts as well.
Amchur powder may cause allergy to some people. It can start with a cough or rashes on the skin as well.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is amchur powder used for?
Amchur powder is used to elevate the taste in the food. It is sweet and sour in taste that one can add in curries, sabji or chaats as well.
Is amchur powder bad for health?
No, it is good for health depending upon the consumption quantity.
How is amchur powder made?
Amchur is made from raw green mangoes. The mangoes strips are dried in sunlight for few days and then it becomes crisp. After then it’s grounded to get an amchur powder.
How do you store amchur powder?
You can store in an airtight container in the fridge for a year almost.