Nutritional Facts of Coconut Chutney ( Idlis and Dosas), Calories in Coconut Chutney ( Idlis and Dosas)

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one tablespoon of Coconut Chutney have?

One  tablespoon of Coconut Chutney gives 36 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 4 calories, proteins account for 2 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 30 calories.  One  tablespoon of Coconut Chutney provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Coconut chutney is made all over India and uses as an accompaniment to Idlis and Dosas mainly. If you have grated coconut on hand, it takes a few minutes to prepare. If you want it spicier, then increase the green chillies. 

Is Coconut Chutney healthy? 

Yes, coconut chutney is healthy. Made mainly of greated coconut, ginger and Indian spices. 

Let's understand the ingredients. 

Coconut : The fresh coconut has saturated fats but most of it is MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides) which promote weight loss. The high fibre content 13.6 gm (45.3% of RDA) along with high lauric acid content of coconut improves cholesterol levels in the body. Improving the action of insulin secretion and lowering the raised blood sugar levels is yet another benefit of coconut for Diabetics. See here for 10 amazing benefits of coconut

Ginger : Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throat, cold and cough. It aids digestion. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol. See here for 16 Super Health Benefits of Adrak, Ginger.

What are the healthy options to have with Coconut Chutney?

So enjoy your coconut chutney with healthy oats dosa, nachni dosa or buckwheat dosa.  For idli lovers, pick oats idli or green moong dal idli.  At tarladalal, we love to give you healthy options. 

Nachni Dosa
Nachni Dosa

Coconut chutney is good for

1. Weight Loss
2. Diabetics
3. Heart Patients
4. Healthy Lifestyle

How to burn 36 calories that come from one tablespoon of Coconut Chutney?

Walking (6 kmph) = 11 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 4 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 5 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 6 mins

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

Value per tbsp% Daily Values
Energy36 cal2%
Protein0.4 g1%
Carbohydrates1 g0%
Fiber1 g4%
Fat3.3 g5%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A6.6 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C0.4 mg1%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.9 mcg0%
Calcium1.1 mg0%
Iron0.1 mg0%
Magnesium2.3 mg1%
Phosphorus17.1 mg3%
Sodium2.1 mg0%
Potassium28.7 mg1%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
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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