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.t is used to flavor samosa and pakora fillings, stews and soups, fruit salads and pastries, curries, chutneys, pickles and dals and to tenderize meats, poultry, and fish. It is added to marinades for meat and poultry as an enzymatic tenderizer, and lends its sourness to chutneys and pickles. Amchur powder adds the tangy taste to dishes. It is an essential part of dishes like chana masala, aloo mutter and even kebabs. It’s also high in iron, so pregnant women and people suffering from anaemia are generally advised to consume Amchur poweder regularly.