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Mango powder (Aamchur)

Indian name : Aamchur powder
scientific name : Mangifera indica
part used : dry fruit grind to powder

systematic position :
Kingdom : Plantaeia
Phylum : Magnoliophyta
Class : Magnoliopsida
Order : Sapindales
Family : Anacardiaceae
Genus : Mangifera
Species :M. indica

More About Mango Powder

Amchur is a sun-dried, ground green mango powder. It is used as a spice for tenderizing chicken or mutton and also use as taste maker to give a sour and tangy taste to dishes. It is main ingredients of refreshing drinks like Jaljeera, Aam Panna etc. It is also used in Fruit salad, Pani-Puri, Paw-vaji, Dahi-Vada, Bhel-puri etc.

India is one of the largest producer & consumers of Dried Mango Powder or Aamchur. Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh are one of the main Aamchur producing Indian states.



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