Amchoor

Amchoor

 Amchoor or aamchur or amchur, also referred to as mango powder, is a fruity spice powder made from dried unripe green mangoes and is used as a citrusy seasoning.Aamchur powder or raw mango powder gets its name from the Hindi words ‘aam’ meaning mango, and ‘chur’ meaning to crush. As the name already suggest, aamchur or amchur, or aamchoor is prepared by drying and crushing raw mangoes (kairi). Given the many health benefits and little or no risk factors associated with aamchur use, this is a spice that is definitely worth adding to your spice rack.
Advantage Of Amchoor:-
Aamchur has high iron content so it is especially beneficial for pregnant women and those suffering from anaemia. It can easily be added to cooked vegetables and curries and become a part of the daily diet for pregnant women.
Mangoes contain phenols. Phenolic compounds are powerful antioxidants and have anti-cancer properties. Aamchur powder address the trifecta of maladies most pregnant women suffer from – indigestion, acidity and constipation.

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  • 1.Dried mango powder, or amchur as it is known in India, is a wonderfully aromatic spice that can be used to perk up a variety of dishes.
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    Pale in color and with a tart yet fruity flavor, amchur (also spelled as amchoor) is an easy way to add a touch of acidity to dishes when you don’t have lemon on hand.
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    Amchur is made from green mangos that are thinly sliced and left to dry in the hot sun.
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    Then they are ground into a powder and used as a spice or tonic to aid in digestion.