Amchur Powder is made from unripe dried green mangoes, this powder adds tanginess to a dish for a sour flavor. It has a delicious honey-like fragrance and a sour fruity flavor. It is used in a wide variety of north Indian dishes, chutneys, and pickles including non vegetarian snacks. It is used in variety of dishes to add mild sour taste and tanginess. It also has a tenderizing effect on meat dishes. It is one of the most important ingredients in punjabi cuisine.