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Amba Recipe

Quick Amba Sauce Recipe

Amy Kritzer
Now you can make this Israeli condiment at home! Check out this easy Amba Sauce Recipe!
4.81 from 36 votes
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Condiment
Cuisine Israeli


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 ripe mango diced
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon sumac
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne or more if you like it hot!
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground fenugreek
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or more to taste
  • 1/4 cup white or apple cider vinegar
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard


  • Heat a medium saucepan over medium-low heat and add the olive oil. Then add the garlic and saute for a few minutes until soft and fragrant, careful not to let it burn.
  • Add the mango and all spices and stir while mashing the mango for 1 minute.
  • Then add the vinegar, lemon juice, water and mustard and simmer while stirring occasionally for 2-3 minutes.
  • Let cool and serve chunky or blend in a blender or with an immersion blender. Keeps covered in the refrigerator for up to one week.
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