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Pure Indian Foods Organic Ground Amchoor

Used throughout the Indian subcontintent to add tartness and clarity without an acid, amchoor is simply dried unripe mango that has been finely ground to a powder. It has a bright, lemony tang that is perfect for balancing richness and accenting other flavors; you can treat it as a non-liquid alternative to vinegar and lemon or lime juice. This spice is similar to one of our favorite ingredients, sumac, though with a sweeter, fruitier flavor. Sandeep and Nalini Agarwal's family-owned company Pure Indian Foods company uses only the best ingredients from small farms in the United States and India. Their products add a nuanced complexity and authenticity to dishes that commercial brands simply can't replicate, and the company is our most-trusted source of high-quality, boldly flavored Indian pantry staples.

Amchoor powder is great in chickpea dishes like our Chickpea and Cucumber Salad (Chana Chaat), or you can add some to our Hot-and-Sour Curried Chickpeas (Khatte Chole) for an extra punch of tart flavor. Or blend it with Madras curry powder, mayonnaise and a squirt of lime for your next batch of chicken or egg salad. Sprinkle small amounts on anything with avocado, like guacamole or avocado toast, in place of a squeeze of lemon or lime; amchoor does a terrific job of cutting through the richness and sharpening the avocado’s flavor. Stir a spoonful into lentil or tomato soups or sprinkle over the cheese in a simple quesadilla. Anywhere where you might use a squirt of lemon or lime, but don’t want the moisture (or don’t have the citrus in the fridge), amchoor will work perfectly.

  • Net Weight: 2.5 ounces
  • Ingredients: Amchoor powder
  • Certified: Organic