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Pieces of ambula

Ambula (Odia: ଆମ୍ବୁଲ) is an Odia (eastern Indian) preparation of drying salted green mangoes under sun. Ambula is used to sour curries like "Kanji" and "Chatu rai". [1]


Mango is mixed with salt and dried in the sunlight. After drying they are preserved in earthen pots (Atika).Also it is used in various curries to enhance flavour like fish curry, okra curry.[2]


  1. ^ Laxmi Parida (1 April 2003). Purba: Feasts from the East: Oriya Cuisine from Eastern India. iUniverse. pp. 101–. ISBN 978-0-595-26749-1.
  2. ^ Jagannatha Dash (1 January 1999). Human ecology of foragers: a study of the Khariā (Savara), Ujiá (Savara), and Birhor in Similipāl hills. Commonwealth.