Amul Cheese Onion Pockets Review – Delicious Frozen Snack
Amul Cheese Onion Pockets make for a deliciously cheesy snack!
For frozen food to become a hit in any household, it should have three distinct qualities – quick to cook, convenient, and delicious. Amul Happy Treats, a relatively new brand from the house of Amul, brings to us a wide range of vegetarian frozen food choices. Over time we have reviewed quite a few from this selection, including burger patties, cheese poppons, dahi tikki, and more.
We picked a bag of Amul Cheese Onion Pockets to test them for flavor, cheese (filling) quantity, and crispiness. Are they just convenient or do they taste good to boot? Read our Amul cheese onion pockets review to know more about this frozen food.
This section discusses the price, packaging, list of ingredients, method of cooking, and nutrition label of the Amul Cheese Onion Pockets. We also tell you about the flavor and cheese levels of this frozen snack. Let’s dig in?
1. Price and packaging
The Amul Cheese Onion pockets come in a white-colored pouch pack. It is not a resealable pack.
A pack of 360 gms (320 gm +40 gm) of Amul Cheese Onion Pocket is priced at Rs 135/-. Inside the pack is a small 40 gm pouch of green chutney.
This pack contains approximately 16 pieces of cheese and onion-filled pockets.
The Amul Cheese Onion Pockets are made using Amul products.
The list of ingredients for the onion-cheese pockets include – Processed cheese (27%), Common salt, Refined wheat flour, Palm oil, Onion (5.7%), Corn oil, Green capsicum, Green chilli, Coriander leaves, Salt, Wheat fiber, Black pepper, Water.
Ingredients of the chutney – Coriander leaves, Mint leaves, Green chilli, Corn oil, Salt, Cumin.
3. Method of Preparation
As per information on the pack, the Amul Onion Cheese Pockets can be cooked using one method – deep frying. We deep-fried the frozen pockets without thawing. We used regular vegetable oil to deep-fry these.
These are quick-cooking and attained a golden brown color on the exterior in under 3-4 minutes. Within this time frame, the cheese inside melted well and the outer covering cooked fully as well.
The onion cheese pockets by Amul are CRISP! The outer covering of these snacks turned a wonderful golden-brown color and was extremely crispy. The edges of the pockets are scalloped (thin cuts/fringes along the edges) and crisped up well too.
The Amul Onion Cheese Pockets have a crisp exterior and a cheesy center with hints of onion. The outer covering is well seasoned on its own and with the salty, cheesy center it becomes even tastier.
The cheese pockets have a very subtle chili quotient. These aren’t spicy but they do have small bits of green chilies. The green chilies and coriander leaves add a mild freshness to this savory snack.
We liked that all the pockets have a very proportionate filling. None of them were empty or under-stuffed.
6. Best Pair
These can be paired with a number of condiments like ketchup, herbed mayonnaise, any hot sauce, schezwan chutney, or even mustard sauce. You may serve these with the chutney provided inside, but we feel that it does not pair well with the snack at all.
7. Nutritional Facts
100 grams of the Amul Onion Cheese Pockets provide 258 Kcal of energy. The chutney provides 89 Kcal of energy.
8. Shelf Life
Best before 12 months from date of manufacturing. Keep the Amul Cheese Onion Pockets stored in the freezer.
|Amul Onion Cheese Pockets||Product Information|
|Net weight||320 gm + 40 gm chutney|
|Energy (per 100 grams)||258 Kcal|
|Shelf life||12 months from date of manufacturing|
|Main ingredients||Processed cheese (27%), Common salt, Refined wheat flour, Palm oil, Onion (5.7%), Corn oil, Green capsicum, Green chilli, Coriander leaves, Salt, Wheat fiber, Black pepper, Water.|
Amul Happy Treats Cheese Onion Pockets – Detailed Review
During our Amul cheese onion pockets review, we noticed that these snacks cook well. These do not require thawing and can be deep-fried right after you take them out of the freezer. The chutney on the other hand requires some time out from the freezer before consumption.
The cheesy filling with bits of onions, green chilies, and coriander leaves is tasty and balanced well with the crispy exterior.
The fact that these are uniform in shape is an added plus. The way frozen food looks, adds to the overall experience. Especially if you are serving them to guests.
- The price of a 360 gm pack of Amul Cheese Onion Pockets is Rs 135/-. (320 pockets + 40 gm chutney)
- Shelf life – 12 months from the date of manufacture.
- Made using Amul products.
- Does not require thawing before cooking.
- Store in the freezer.
- Allergen advice – Contains wheat gluten and milk products.
- The exterior is crispy.
- The Amul Cheese Onion Pockets cook evenly and do not have any raw bits.
- These snacks are uniform in shape and none of the pieces were broken.
- The cheese inside melts very well and oozes out as you bite into them.
- The seasoning is very balanced.
- The green chutney given with the pack does not pair well, plus it does not taste fresh at all.
Best Suited For
This is best suited for everyone who likes cheese-based frozen snacks. As the spice levels are very low, unless you bit into small pieces of green chili, these can be had by a larger audience.
Frequently Asked Questions
Here are some interesting FAQs on Amul cheese onion pockets
How many pieces are there in a pack of Amul Cheese Onion Pockets?
A 320-gm pack of Amul Cheese Onion Pockets contains 16 pieces approximately.
What is the shelf life of Amul Cheese Onion Pockets?
The shelf life of Amul Cheese Onion Pockets is 12 months from the date of manufacturing.
Are the Amul Happy Trets Cheese And Onions Pockets spicy?
There are a few bits of green chilies in these snacks. Other than that these aren’t really spicy.
Can we air fry the Amul Onion Cheese Pockets?
As per the pack, these onion cheese pockets can be cooked using the deep frying method. Any other way to cook these pockets has not been mentioned.
Final verdict – Amul Cheese Onion Pockets
We liked the crisp exterior of the Amul Cheese Onion Pockets. The melted cheese inside and the small bits of onions all come together to make a delicious party snack.
The long list of products by Amul already has a huge fan following including daily essentials like butter, ghee, milk, and cheese. Which is your favorite Amul product? Let us know in the comment section below.
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