Nutritional Facts of Aloo Tikki, Calories in Aloo Tikki

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How many calories does one serving of Aloo Tikki have?

One serving of Aloo Tikki gives 89 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 50 calories, proteins account for 6 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 33 calories.  One serving of Aloo Tikki provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Aloo Tikki recipe. Aloo tikki is a versatile and popular potato preparation, that can be had as it is, or as part of a gravy or a chaat preparation. 


Here is a relatively simple version that you can prepare with readymade spice powders. If required, ask an elder to help you mash the potatoes. 

Cut the tikkis into different shapes using cookie cutters, to make them look more interesting.

Cornflake Cookies , Jam Pinwheels , Cheese Garlic Buns , Quick Dahi Vada and Tacos with Baked Beansare a few more exciting recipes that kids will enjoy cooking with the help of elders.

Is Aloo Tikki healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Green Peas : Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation. Legumes like green peas, cow peas, mung, chick peas and kidney beans have a cholesterol lowering effect. Green Peas are rich in Vitamin K which aids in bone metabolism.  Is green peas good for diabetics and see full benefits of green peas

What's the problem?

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.  

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have aloo tikki ?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Potatoes being high in simple carbohydrates will lead to weight gain and are not good for people with diabetes, heart problem and obesity. Also don't have the tikkis with tomato ketchup as it contains a lot of sugar.

What is a healthier Indian snack option to aloo tikki?

Here are some healthy snack recipes like baked methi muthiasmultiflour chakli recipe, multigrain healthy crackers and whole wheat methi khakhra recipe.

Multi Flour Chakli, Baked Snack Recipe

Multi Flour Chakli, Baked Snack Recipe

Healthy Chutney to have with your snacks

Have this with nutritious green chutney recipe which has ZERO sugar used in it made with mint leaves, onions and coriander or green chutney recipe.  Coconut based options are healthy coconut chutney made from coconut and coriander.

Green Chutney, How To Make Green Chutney Recipe

Green Chutney, How To Make Green Chutney Recipe

Who is Aloo Tikki good for?

Aloo tikki is recommended for malnourished children and people with low weight.

Can healthy individuals have aloo tikki?

It's best to avoid potatoes to live a healthier life style. 

How to burn 89 calories that come from one serving of Aloo Tikki?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         27  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            9  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         12  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         15  mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy89 cal4%
Protein1.4 g3%
Carbohydrates12.4 g4%
Fiber1.6 g6%
Fat3.8 g6%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A78.4 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.6 mg5%
Vitamin C10.1 mg25%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)8.9 mcg4%
MINERALS
Calcium8.5 mg1%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium0 mg0%
Phosphorus0 mg0%
Sodium6.1 mg0%
Potassium130.3 mg3%
Zinc0.3 mg3%
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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