Nutritional Facts of Coconut Sauce, Calories in Coconut Sauce

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How many calories does one tbsp Coconut Sauce have?

One tbsp Coconut Sauce gives 31 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 5 calories, proteins account for 0.4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 24 calories.  One tbsp Coconut Sauce provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Coconut Sauce recipe. Let a spoonful of this creamy Coconut Sauce rest on your palate for a few seconds and you will be amazed by the varied flavours it has. From the spiciness of green chillies to the tanginess of the lemon juice, from the aromatic lure of curry leaves to the mellow soothing flavour of coconut milk, this lovely sauce has it all. It can be used as a mild accompaniment for dishes like Set Dosa, or used to prepare delicacies like Dosa Lasagne.

Is Coconut Sauce healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Let's see why.

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Coconut Milk : Recent research says that not eating enough fat can actually make fat. But you need to choose the type of fat correctly. And the answer is MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides)  – which goes directly to the liver and does not get stored as fat in body. Coconut milk contains some amount of potassium which is beneficial for those with high blood pressure.The lauric acid present in coconut milk has a positive effect on cholesterol levels improves heart health too. Read detailed benefits of coconut milk.

What's the problem?

Cornflour ( Cornstarch) ProsCornflour is easy to digest because of the presence of insoluble fiber, thus benefits the gut. It’s gluten-free and can be consumed by those who cannot afford to stock wheat. Cons. Cornflour is full of calories and carbs like refined sugar, thus a barrier to weight reduction. Those on weight loss diet must definitely not reach out for it. The high crabs makes it a No-No for a diabetic meal and restricted for heart patients. Read for more details is cornflour healthy

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Coconut Sauce?

No for diabetics and weight loss and restricted quantity for heart. Cornflour is full of calories and carbs like refined sugar, thus a barrier to weight reduction. Those on weight loss diet must definitely not reach out for it. The high crabs makes it a No-No for a diabetic meal and restricted for heart patients. The lauric acid present in coconut milk has a positive effect on cholesterol levels improves heart health too.

Can healthy individuals have Coconut Sauce?

Yes.

How to burn 31 calories that come from Coconut Sauce?

Walking (6 kmph) = 9 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 3 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 4 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 5 mins

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

Value per tbsp% Daily Values
Energy31 cal2%
Protein0.1 g0%
Carbohydrates1.3 g0%
Fiber0.1 g0%
Fat2.7 g4%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A9.7 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C0.3 mg1%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)1.7 mcg1%
MINERALS
Calcium1.5 mg0%
Iron0.1 mg0%
Magnesium0.9 mg0%
Phosphorus1.7 mg0%
Sodium0.1 mg0%
Potassium4.1 mg0%
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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