Dried mango powder is a spice made by grinding dried mango. The powder preserves the acidic, tart and spicy flavour of unripe mangoes. Preparing Dried mango powder at home is easy. Peel and slice the unripe mangoes in thin stripes. Rub them with powdered turmeric to avoid the pest attack. Dry them in sun for 5-6 days. Once they are dry, grind them in mixer into a fine powder.
How to select
Dried mango powder is available in market under various brand names. Aamchur is fibrous in texture and beige in colour. Ensure the packet is properly sealed and check the packaging details. For preparing dried mango powder at home, select unripe mangoes. The skin should be firm and avoid the mangoes that are about to mature.
How to store
Keep dried mango powder in air-tight container, away from moisture in cool place.