Nutritional Facts of Chana Dal Barfi, Healthy Indian Sweet, Calories in Chana Dal Barfi, Healthy Indian Sweet

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How many calories does one slice of Chana Dal Barfi have?

One slice of Chana Dal Barfi gives 99 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 41 calories, proteins account for 12 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 44 calories. One slice of Chana Dal Barfi provides about 5 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Chana Dal Barfi recipe.


Is Chana Dal Barfi Healthy?

Sweets are the most important part of Indian Food culture but since they contain high amount of fats and calories eating them in a limited quantity is advisable.

This recipe is a modified and healthy version of a traditional barfi and is made out of using Chana dal and Milk which are rich in protein and thus they improve the nutrition content of this barfi, as compared to other high fat barfi’s. Even though this recipe contains moderate amounts of fat and sugar, occasional consumption of such sweets is recommended.

Nuts like raisins and almonds are rich in calories with some amount of minerals which makes this barfi more nutritious. This recipe is great for people on a weight gain diet.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Chana Dal Barfi ?

No, as the recipe uses sugar, full fat milk and ghee which is too much fat for diabetics and heart patients. 

How to burn 99 calories that come from Chana Dal Barfi?

Walking (6 kmph) = 30 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 piece% Daily Values
Energy99 cal5%
Protein2.9 g5%
Carbohydrates10.2 g3%
Fiber1.5 g6%
Fat4.9 g7%
Cholesterol2 mg0%
Vitamin A54.1 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C0.2 mg1%
Vitamin E0.5 mg3%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)15.3 mcg8%
Calcium36.7 mg6%
Iron0.7 mg3%
Magnesium21.9 mg6%
Phosphorus57.3 mg10%
Sodium9.3 mg0%
Potassium102.4 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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