Tong Garden Salted Pumpkin Seeds Review – A Nutritious Munchy (2022)
Tong Garden Salted Pumpkin seeds are Mishry’s new favorite snack. Here’s why.
They are small, oval-shaped, and nothing but a powerhouse of nutrients. Pumpkin seeds make for a healthy and crunchy snack, and we’re hooked on it.
We reviewed three variants of Sunflower seeds and quite liked them. This led us to order another one and here’s our Tong Garden Salted Pumpkin seeds review.
Did you know, the American Heart Association recommends having 30 grams of pumpkin seeds daily as part of a healthy diet?
Here’s all you need to know about Tong Garden Pumpkin Seeds.
|Tong Garden Pumpkin Seeds||Product Information|
|Net Quantity||30 grams|
|Main Ingredients||Pumpkin seeds kernels, iodized salt|
|Buy Now||On Amazon|
Our Review Factors
What were we looking for in the salted pumpkin seeds from Tong Garden?
Crisp, fresh seeds with a balanced salt seasoning is what we expected.
Pumpkin seeds are known to have a fresh nutty taste. We gauged the freshness and how well-rounded the salt seasoning was. Was this balanced or on the higher side?
Nuts and seeds have a natural ‘bite’ to them. Roasting further enhances their crispness. This crispness is also an indicator of how fresh the seeds are.
3. Nutrition Quotient
Under this parameter, we checked the ingredients used and the caloric values. Clean, nutrient-dense ingredients? Compared to unsalted pumpkin seeds, is the variation in calorie content marginal or too high?
4. Other Parameters
Other non-tasting parameters like the packaging, price, and shelf life were recorded here.
Tong Garden Pumpkin Seeds – Detailed Review
Price & Packaging
Tong Garden pumpkin seeds are packed in a premium-quality wrapper that is not resealable. A 30-gram pack is priced at Rs 50 and has a shelf life of 18 months.
Pumpkin seeds kernels and iodized salt.
The ingredient list is 100% clean.
A 30-gram pack of Tong Garden Salted Pumpkin seeds offers 180 Kcal with 13 grams of fat, 4 grams of carbohydrates, and 11 grams of protein.
A quarter cup (30 grams) of pumpkin seeds have similar caloric values, 180 Kcal and 16 grams of fats, 3 grams of carbohydrates, and 10 grams of protein.
Taste & Texture
Pumpkin seeds are typically green with a white husk. They are quite flat with an asymmetric oval shape. Despite the pack claiming these are ‘super quality’, the seeds did not have a uniform appearance in terms of shape, size, and color.
Similarly, the texture was inconsistent. While some had a bold crunch, others had a relatively softer bite. That said, the seeds weren’t soggy.
These seeds have been roasted and seasoned with salt. The bold nutty flavor is an indicator of how well roasted these seeds are. The salt seasoning is adequate, not overpowering, just balanced. The seeds taste fresh with no undesirable aftertaste.
Another commendable point is the ingredient list, no additives or preservatives have been used.
- The packaging is fairly premium.
- These are economically priced.
- The flavor was spot-on.
- Clean ingredients + remarkable nutrient profile.
- The texture is inconsistent, some have a bold crunch, others are milder.
Want some crispness in your salad? Something salty with that cup of green tea? Or just something to snack on? We recommend trying Tong Garden Salted Pumpkin seeds.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some interesting FAQs on Salted Pumpkin Seeds Tong Garden.
Pumpkin seeds are a powerhouse of nutrients. In addition to good fats and protein, these also contain zinc, phosphorus, manganese, and iron.
Yes, you can use these over salads. However, since these pumpkin seeds are salted, we’d advise against using them in desserts.
No, these are devoid of preservatives.
Yes, these have no gluten.
The pumpkin seeds are roasted and seasoned with salt.
High on nutrients, high on taste- Tong Garden Salted Pumpkin seeds are indeed an addictive snack. The clean ingredient list and macro-friendly calorie values were appreciated. While the seasoning was spot-on, the texture ranged between average and decent.
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