Nutritional Facts of Chenna, Calories in Chenna

by Tarla Dalal
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Is Chenna healthy?

Chenna is a base used in making Bengali sweets. Chenna is a basically a softer paneer used in making Mithai. So Chenna is healthy but be careful. If you are Diabetic, Heart Patient or want to loose weight, i suggest you avoid or eat in moderation. The reason being is that this Cheena recipe calls for full fat milk and hence the calories are very high.

It's what you add to the Chenna is the problem. Since its used to make Mithai, then sugar, milk, maida is added to sweeten the Chenna which then makes it unhealthy. 

Once cup of Chenna has 719 calories. But they are healthy good fat calories with protein, Vitamin B2, tons of Calcium to make your bones strong.  

Value per cup% Daily Values
Energy719 cal36%
Protein26.1 g47%
Carbohydrates33.3 g11%
Fiber0.5 g2%
Fat39.3 g60%
Cholesterol96 mg24%
Vitamin A960 mcg20%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.6 mg55%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.6 mg5%
Vitamin C17.7 mg44%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)33.6 mcg17%
Calcium1281 mg214%
Iron1.3 mg6%
Magnesium119.7 mg34%
Phosphorus783 mg130%
Sodium114 mg6%
Potassium621 mg13%
Zinc0 mg0%
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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