Nutritional Facts of Aloo Ki Puri, Calories in Aloo Ki Puri

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Course
Puris

Occasion & Party
Karwa Chauth

How many calories does one Aloo ki Puri have?

One Aloo ki Puri gives 61 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 22 calories, proteins account for 3 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 36 calories.  One Aloo ki Puri provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Aloo ki puri recipe. Aloo ki Puri is a fabulous puri with so much flavour ingrained in it that you don’t need any accompaniments to complete it!

The dough is reinforced with boiled potatoes and a thoughtful mix of spice powders, which gives it a wonderfully soft texture and energetic flavour.

The Aloo ki Puri is great to have for breakfast or tea-time . Don’t forget to add a little ghee to the dough because it gives a good texture and rich flavour to it.

You can also try other puris like Banana and Rajgira Puri , Spinach Puri and Kand Puri .

Is Aloo Puri healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Let's see why.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Whole Wheat flour : Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food.  Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bones. Vitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially increase red blood cells. See detailed 11 benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

What's the problem?

1. Plain flour (maida) : This recipe uses plain flour or maida which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patients. Read is maida good for you to understand fully.

2. Potatoes (Aloo) : Potatoes being high in simple carbohydrates will lead to weight gain and are not good for people with diabetes, heart problem and obesity. Potatoes are recommended for malnourished children and people with low weight. See full details on why potatoes are bad for you.  

3. Deep fried foods : This puri is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. Your fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption. Also when you use the same oil again for deep frying then smoking point decreases which leads to the development of blue smoke which is not good for health. It also increases inflammation in the body and shuts down the fat burning process.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Aloo Puri?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. This recipe uses plain flour or maida which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patients. This puri is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living.

What is a healthy option?

You can have Baked methi muthia recipe,  Zunka recipemoong dal dhokla recipe bajra carrot onion uttapam recipe or buckwheat pancake as one healthy recipe option. 

Buckwheat Pancakes, Kuttu Pancake Diabetic Snacks

Buckwheat Pancakes, Kuttu Pancake Diabetic Snacks

Can healthy individuals have Aloo Puri ?

No, this recipe is not healthy. 

How to burn 61 calories that come from one Aloo ki Puri?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         18  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            6  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =           8  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         10  mins
   

Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.

Value per puri% Daily Values
Energy61 cal3%
Protein0.8 g1%
Carbohydrates5.5 g2%
Fiber0 g0%
Fat4 g6%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A37.6 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C0.2 mg1%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.2 mcg0%
MINERALS
Calcium1.8 mg0%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium0 mg0%
Phosphorus0 mg0%
Sodium0.8 mg0%
Potassium12.6 mg0%
Zinc0 mg0%
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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