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!


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, but we also like the Bhuja Snacks brand. Although it’s kind to hard for us to find (we actually looked at Target last week and they don’t sell it), but that’s probably a good thing considering a whole bag only lasts about 20 minutes between the two of us.

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!

Also, if you enjoy this trail mix recipe, you should check out my trail mix recipes roundup.

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

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A white bowl filled with dried mango, nuts, seeds, and raisins, covered in curry spices.

Mango Curry Trail Mix

  • Author: Brittany Mullins
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 2 1/4 cups


An addictive blend of roasted nuts, sweet mango, dried cherries and curry seasonings. Perfect for parties or on-the-go snacking!


  • 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


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


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

  • Category: Snack
  • Method: Bake
  • Cuisine: American


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

Keywords: mango trail mix

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    1. Marshie Boswell
      April 20, 2016 AT 7:25 am

      This looks amazing! Charlie loves a good granola and trail mix! Have to try it out!

    2. Jordan
      April 19, 2016 AT 9:38 am

      Holy yum, Batman! This sounds like something I’m going to 100% become addicted to.

      1. Brittany Mullins
        April 19, 2016 AT 10:14 am

        It’s so addicting! Don’t say I didn’t warn you. 😉

    3. maryeaudet
      April 19, 2016 AT 9:36 am

      This trail mix looks amazing! I love mango, I need to try this!

    4. Allie R Taylor
      April 19, 2016 AT 9:04 am

      I can see how addictive this would be!!!! Love the dried mango and cherries!

    5. Beth
      April 19, 2016 AT 8:28 am

      I’m a huge trail mix fan, my husband would love the extra spice!

    6. Heidi Kokborg
      February 12, 2016 AT 11:56 am

      You make such good looking trail mixs! Need to try this 🙂

    7. Emilie @ Emilie Eats
      February 11, 2016 AT 2:50 pm

      I love the maple/curry combo! This looks like a yummy twist on normal trail mix. Love it!

    8. Alison @ Daily Moves and Grooves
      February 11, 2016 AT 11:09 am

      Genius!! I’ve been loving seeing all your trail mix recipes this week, Brittany! 🙂

      1. Brittany Mullins
        February 11, 2016 AT 3:58 pm

        Thanks Alison. It’s been really fun posting them!

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