Nutritional Facts of Bhindi Masala Gravy, Calories in Bhindi Masala Gravy

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Bhindi Masala Gravy Recipe have?

One serving of Bhindi Masala Gravy Recipe gives 160 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 29 calories, proteins account for 8 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 121 calories.  One serving of Bhindi Masala Gravy Recipe provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Bhindi Masala Gravy Recipe. This is an awesome Bhindi Masala Gravy that feels special, due to an interplay of method and ingredients. Sautéed bhindi is cooked with a flavour-packed tomato paste, a medley of spices and a dash of fresh cream. Herbs like coriander and fenugreek complement the tanginess of the tomatoes, bringing out a vibrant aroma and flavour. This is a really wonderful way to prepare ladies finger, resplendent with the magic of Indian spices.

Is Bhindi Masala Gravy Recipe healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Bhindi (lady finger, okra) : The vitamin Folate (B9) present in lady finger is required in blood RBC production. There are also fair amounts of Vitamin C, which boosts immunity. There are good amounts for dietary fiber present and hence good for diabetics and weight loss.  It lowers cholesterol and good for heart. See the 10 amazing benefits of lady finger.  

Tomatoes : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Tomatoes are a Pregnant women's friend and are rich in Folate or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes

Onions (pyaz, kanda) :  Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin which promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions

What's the problem?

Sugar : Sugar is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage. 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. Refinded carbohydrates like maida, sugar, bread, pasta, noodles and sugar on consumption get stored as unhealthy fat in the body. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Bhindi Masala Gravy Recipe?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss BUT cut the oil, drop the sugar and cream. There are good amounts for dietary fiber present in Bhindi and hence good for diabetics and weight loss.  It lowers cholesterol and good for heart.

What is a healthy accompaniment to the Subzi? 

We suggest a bajra roti, jowar rotiradish nachni roti recipe , basic ragi roti recipe, and whole wheat roti to make a healthy combination.

Can healthy individuals have Bhindi Masala Gravy Recipe?

Yes, but cut the oil by a bit.

Bhindi Masala Gravy Recipe is high in

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

2. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

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 160 calories that come from Bhindi Masala Gravy Recipe?

Walking (6 kmph) = 48 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 16 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 21 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 27 mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy160 cal8%
Protein2 g4%
Carbohydrates7.2 g2%
Fiber2.3 g9%
Fat13.4 g20%
Cholesterol2 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A406.5 mcg8%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.5 mg4%
Vitamin C19.9 mg50%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)57.8 mcg29%
MINERALS
Calcium85.3 mg14%
Iron0.5 mg2%
Magnesium31.6 mg9%
Phosphorus56.5 mg9%
Sodium13.1 mg1%
Potassium139.1 mg3%
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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