Nutritional Facts of Besan and Green Pea Chila ( Microwave Recipe ), Calories in Besan and Green Pea Chila ( Microwave Recipe )

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Besan and Green Pea Chila have?

One Besan and Green Pea Chila gives 98 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 64 calories, proteins account for 24 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 10 calories.  One Besan and Green Pea Chila provides about 5 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Besan and Green Pea Chila recipe. Ever heard of making chilas in a microwave? um, how do you make a pancake without a pan? we thought it worth a try, and were amazed by how easy and tasty it turned out to be. It is so hassle-free that you can actually make it fresh in front of your guests, without worrying about smoke or oil fumes!however, remember to add the fruit salt just before you make the chilas and mix slowly, or else they will not turn out nice and soft. Greasing the plate each time is a must so that the chilas don’t stick to the plate.

Is Besan and Green Pea Chila healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. Made from besan, green peas, lots of coriander and spices. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Besan : Besan has more good fat than whole wheat flour and also higher protein content. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. Besan is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells (WBC) in the bone marrow. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. See detailed benefits of besan and why it's good for you. 

2. 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

3. Coriander (kothmir, dhania) : The antioxidants vitamin Avitamin C and the quercetin present in coriander works towards strengthening our immune system. Coriander is a fairly good source of iron and folate – the 2 nutrient which help in the production and maintenance of red blood cells in our blood. Good for reducing cholesterol and for diabetics. Read 9 benefits of coriander to understand details. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Besan and Green Pea Chila  ?

Yes, this is healthy. Besan has more good fat than whole wheat flour and also higher protein content. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation.

Can healthy individuals have Besan and Green Pea Chila  ?

Yes, this is healthy. Have this with nutritious green chutney recipe which has ZERO sugar used in it made with mint leaves, onions and coriander. Or you can have this healthy coconut chutney made from coconut and coriander. 

Nutritious Green Chutney

Nutritious Green Chutney

Besan and Green Pea Chila 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.

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 98 calories that come from one Besan and Green Pea Chila?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         29  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          10  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         13  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         17  mins

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

Value per chila% Daily Values
Energy65 cal3%
Protein4 g7%
Carbohydrates10.7 g4%
Fiber3.4 g14%
Fat0.8 g1%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A65.1 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C2.2 mg6%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)21.9 mcg11%
MINERALS
Calcium11.7 mg2%
Iron1 mg5%
Magnesium23.2 mg7%
Phosphorus67.1 mg11%
Sodium11.5 mg1%
Potassium111.9 mg2%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
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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