Nutritional Facts of Buckwheat Khichdi, Farali Kutto Khichdi Recipe, Vrat Recipe, Fasting Recipe, Calories in Buckwheat Khichdi, Farali Kutto Khichdi Recipe, Vrat Recipe, Fasting Recipe

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How many calories does one serving of Buckwheat Khichdi have?

One serving of Buckwheat Khichdi gives 444 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 222 calories, proteins account for 52 calorie and remaining calories come from fat which is 166 calories.  One serving of Buckwheat Khichdi provides about 22 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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Is Buckwheat Khichdi healthy?


Buckwheat Khichdi is high in

1. Protein : Protein is required for the managing the wear and tear of all cells of the body. 
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. Calcium : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.
5. Magnesium : Magnesium is required for formation of bones and teeth. helps in the metabolism of calcium and potassium.
6. Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones. 
7. Zinc : Zinc  is involved in collagen synthesis and this helps repair skin and helps build immunity. 
8. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells.
9. Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) Vitamin B2 enables the production of red blood cells that contribute to the rise in your energy levels. So have more milk, curds, eggs and green leafy vegetables.  
10. Vitamin B3 (niacin) : Vitamin B3 helps in brain funtioning and mental health. Also healthy skin formation.  
11. Iron Iron is essential in the chemical reactions that produce energy from foods. Eat more greens and garden cress seeds to prevent you from being anaemic. Here are the top 7 sources of iron rich foods
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 444 calories that come from one serving of Buckwheat Khichdi?

Walking (6 kmph) = 2 hrs 13 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 44 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 59 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 1 hr 16 mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy444 cal22%
Protein12.9 g23%
Carbohydrates55.5 g18%
Fiber7.5 g30%
Fat18.4 g28%
Cholesterol8 mg2%
Vitamin A157.5 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.7 mg70%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.3 mg27%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)4.9 mg41%
Vitamin C5.4 mg14%
Vitamin E1 mg7%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)56.7 mcg28%
Calcium164.9 mg27%
Iron11.6 mg55%
Magnesium195.9 mg56%
Phosphorus127.5 mg21%
Sodium25.6 mg1%
Potassium446.6 mg10%
Zinc2.2 mg22%
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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