Nutritional Facts of Amrit Peda, Peda Recipe, Calories in Amrit Peda, Peda Recipe

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Amrit Peda have?

One Amrit Peda gives 117 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 38 calories, proteins account for 18 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 61 calories.  One Amrit Peda provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Amrit Peda recipe.

Is Amrit Peda Healthy?

Amrit peda is an Indian mithai and that is not healthy. Made of Mawa, sugar and pistachios. 

Let's understand the ingredients.

What's good.

Mawa is made from Milk : 1 cup of milk provides 70% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of Calcium. Milk promotes strong bones. Milk low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels. One cup of Milk gives 10 grams of carbs. Low fat milk has lower fat and the same benefits of milk
 
What's bad with Amrit Peda.
 
Sugar : Sugar is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammtion of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. To live a healthy life, try and cut sugar which from your diet. It requires a slow and deliberate attempt to do it. Find hidden sugar in packaged foods and drinks and stop having those products. Did you know that a can of your favourite soft drink is estimated to have 1/2 cup of sugar. 
 
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Amrit Peda?

No, this recipe has usage of full fat milk and lots of sugar. Not safe for diabetics, heart issues and overweight individuals. We suggest you try a low fat carrot halwa recipe which is made with of dates, carrots and low fat milk. So we always have a solution for diabetics. 

Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa
Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa

Can healthy individuals have Amrit Peda?

No, Amrita peda is not good if you want to live a healthy life style. While one peda is only 117 calories, it's what happens to the human body after eating it. Sugar can cause havoc in your body for 4 hours after consumption. Why would you want to do that. Opt for a healthy option instead.

Amrit Peda is high in

1. Calcium : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.
 
Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

 

How to burn 117 calories that come from one Amrit Peda?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         35  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          12  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         16  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         20  mins

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

 
Value per peda% Daily Values
Energy117 cal6%
Protein4.4 g8%
Carbohydrates9.6 g3%
Fiber0.1 g0%
Fat6.8 g10%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A32.6 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C1.3 mg3%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)2 mcg1%
MINERALS
Calcium177.7 mg30%
Iron0.3 mg1%
Magnesium4.8 mg1%
Phosphorus92.8 mg15%
Sodium0 mg0%
Potassium41 mg1%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
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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5
 on 06 Jan 19 10:15 AM


Amrit pead looks like yumyyyyy Send recipe pls
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Bindu, Happy to know you liked the peda. Here is the recipe for you to try them at home https://www.tarladalal.com/Amrit-Peda-Peda-Recipe-2058r
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07 Jan 19 09:17 AM