Aam is a word for Mango in Hindi language. Aamchoor is powder made from dry mangoes. It is earth brown in color.
It taste sour and give a tangy and nutty taste to the food. This special powder is used in many dishes from North India-specially Punjabi food like, Chole, Garam Masala, Chaat Masala mix, Paav Bhaji Msala etc. Many areas in India do not get fresh lemon and, lemon juice may be difficult to keep. Aamchoor has a very long Shelf life and is easy to use. It is available in powder form.
Aamchoor can be purchased in an Indian Grocery store.
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