Nutritional Facts of Chana Dal Pancakes, Calories in Chana Dal Pancakes

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How many calories does one Chana Dal Pancake have?

One  Chana Dal Pancake gives 75 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 41 calories, proteins account for 14 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 20 calories.  One  Chana Dal Pancake provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Chana Dal Pancake recipe.

Is Chana Dal Pancakes healthy?

Yes, this is healthy.  Made from chana dal, methi, spinach, carrots and Indian spices.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Chana Dal : One cup of cooked Chana Dal provides 33% of your protein for the day. Chana dal is for a healthy heart and diabetic friendly, also rich in fiber. Read this article on complete benefits of chana dal.

Spinach (Palak) : Spinach is one of the richest plant sources of Iron and it should be part of a healthy diet for everyone.  Raw spinach is very rich in insoluble fibre, 25% having soluble fiber and 75% insoluble fiber.  Spinach is good for the heart, diabetics and eyes. Read this on the 17 benefits of spinach and why you should eat it. 

Methi (fenugreek leaves) : Methi leaves are low in calorie, powerful antioxidant, cures mouth ulcers. Rich in Vitamin K which is good for bone metabolism. See all benefits of methi leaves here. 

Carrots : 1/2 cup carrot is used. Carrots have the nutrient Beta Carotene which is a form of Vitamin A, helps prevent deterioration of the eye as one gets older and prevents night blindness. Carrot is great for the eyes.They relieve constipation, lower blood pressure, have fibre. Read the 11 super benefiits of carrots and why to include in your daily diet.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have chana dal pancakes?

Yes, they can. Chana dal is high in protein, fibre rich and works great as a base for snacks and dals. 
Can healthy individuals have chana dal pancakes?
Yes, they can. This recipe is great for healthy living. You get fibre, protein, complex carbs from this recipe. So thats perfect.
What healthy chutney to have with chana dal pancakes?
Green Chutney
Green Chutney
We suggest you try fresh galric chutney recipe or green chutney recipe with these pancakes. 

chana dal pancakes is good for

1. Healthy Lifestyle
2. Weight Gain
3. Diabetics
4. Heart Patients
5. Pregnancy
6. Kids

How to burn 75 calories that come from one Chana Dal Pancake?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         23  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            8  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         10  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         13  mins

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


Value per pancake% Daily Values
Energy75 cal4%
Protein3.5 g6%
Carbohydrates10.3 g3%
Fiber3.2 g13%
Fat2.2 g3%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A803.1 mcg17%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.5 mg4%
Vitamin C4.7 mg12%
Vitamin E0.2 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)33.1 mcg17%
Calcium44.9 mg7%
Iron1.2 mg6%
Magnesium29.1 mg8%
Phosphorus108.2 mg18%
Sodium508.4 mg27%
Potassium133.2 mg3%
Zinc0.3 mg3%
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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