Mango Curry Trail Mix

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An addictive blend of roasted nuts, sweet mango, dried cherries and curry seasonings, this Mango Curry Trail Mix is perfect for parties or on-the-go snacking!

Given my known love for all things curry you didn’t think I’d host a trail mix extravaganza without a curried trail mix, did you? Ummm no way!

Mango curry trail mix in a white bowl on a marble counter.

I’m not sure if I’ve talked about it before but Isaac and I have a thing for Indian snack mixes. People call it a variety of different names = bombay mix, chiwda, chivda, bhuso, chevdo…. the list goes on. Whatever you call it, it’s a spiced snack mix similar to trail mix, but with things like lentils, peanuts, chickpeas, chickpea flour noodles, raisins and traditional Indian spices. It super crunchy, packed with flavor and so so good!

SEE HOW EASY THIS MANGO CURRY TRAIL MIX IS TO MAKE:

I can’t remember the first time I tried it, but we’ve been hooked on this stuff for quite some time. You can get it at Indian grocery stores.

Mango curry trail mix in a white bowl on a marble counter with hand reaching in to grab some trail mix.

Anyhow, this curried trail mix reminds me of those Indian snack mixes. It’s not 100% the same and I still have the urge to try my hand at making chiwda/chivda at home sometime soon, but it’s similar and crazy good in it’s own way.

Mango curry trail mix in a white bowl on a marble counter.

This mix is the perfect combo of sweet and spicy — in a curry spice, not a hot and spicy kind of way. The dried mango and cherries add a nice change of texture and just the right amount of sweetness. If you’re a curry fan you will LOVE it!

Mango curry trail mix in a white bowl on a marble counter with curry powder in the background.

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5 from 3 votes

Mango Curry Trail Mix

An addictive blend of roasted nuts, sweet mango, dried cherries and curry seasonings. Perfect for parties or on-the-go snacking!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 2 1/4 cups

Ingredients  

  • 1/2 cup raw cashews
  • 1/2 cup raw almonds
  • 1/2 cup raw pepitas
  • 1 Tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 cup dried mango, chopped into small pieces
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries

Instructions 

  • Pre-heat oven to 350°.
  • Place cashews, almonds, pumpkin seeds, curry powder, maple syrup and sea salt in a small bowl. Toss well to combine.
  • Roast nuts in the oven for 15 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.
  • Add mango and cherries to the mix and enjoy. Store in an airtight container.

Notes

This mix is packed with curry flavor, but it’s not spicy. If you want some extra heat, add a little cayenne pepper!

Nutrition

Serving: 1/4 cup | Calories: 135kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 9g | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: curry trail mix
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  1. 5 stars
    I had to stop making this because I could not muster the will power to not eat all of it in one day. Literally all of it. Delish as a regular old trail mix, but also added to a neutral granola or with Greek yogurt. So addictive!!

    1. YUM! I am so glad you are loving this trail mix recipe, Sara. Thank you so much for sharing your review & star rating, I really appreciate it!

  2. 5 stars
    Making a double batch today. My first thought was “it needs to be sweeter” by the end of the batch I realized it was just perfect!!! Thank you

    1. Perfect! Happy to hear you are loving this trail mix, Elizabeth. Thank you for your review & star rating, I so appreciate it!