Nutritional Facts of Besan Chilla, Besan Cheela, Calories in Besan Chilla, Besan Cheela

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Besan Chilla, Besan Cheela have?

One Besan Chilla, Besan Cheela gives 236 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 123 calories, proteins account for 43 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 70 calorie.  One Besan Chilla, Besan Cheela provides about 12 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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Is Besan Chilla, Besan Cheela healthy?


Besan Chilla, Besan Cheela is high in

1. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 

2. Folic Acid : Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy.

3. Fiber : Dietary fiber reduce the risk of heart disease, prevent the spike in blood sugar levels and hence super for diabetics. Consume more fruits, vegetables, moong, oats, matki, whole grains.

4. Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones. 

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 236 calories that come from one Besan Chilla, Besan Cheela?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hr 11 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 24 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 31 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 40 mins

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


Value per chilla% Daily Values
Energy236 cal12%
Protein10.7 g19%
Carbohydrates30.7 g10%
Fiber7.9 g32%
Fat7.9 g12%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A214.9 mcg4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.2 mg10%
Vitamin C2.6 mg6%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)76.5 mcg38%
Calcium31.5 mg5%
Iron2.7 mg13%
Magnesium67 mg19%
Phosphorus170.7 mg28%
Sodium38.4 mg2%
Potassium372.8 mg8%
Zinc0.9 mg9%
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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