Nutritional Facts of Besan Paratha, Zero Oil Besan Paratha, Calories in Besan Paratha, Zero Oil Besan Paratha

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Besan Paratha have?

One Besan Paratha gives 151 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 115 calories, proteins account for 27 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 13 calories.  One Besan Paratha provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Besan Paratha recipe.

Is Besan Paratha Healthy?


Besan Paratha is high in

1. 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.
2. Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones. 
3. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 
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 151 calories that come from one Besan Paratha?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         45  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          15  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         20  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         26  mins

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

Value per paratha% Daily Values
Energy151 cal8%
Protein6.7 g12%
Carbohydrates28.8 g10%
Fiber5.7 g23%
Fat1.4 g2%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A108.9 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.5 mg12%
Vitamin C1.8 mg4%
Vitamin E0.2 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)34.2 mcg17%
Calcium26.3 mg4%
Iron2.2 mg10%
Magnesium56.2 mg16%
Phosphorus147.8 mg25%
Sodium18.7 mg1%
Potassium203.1 mg4%
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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