Nutritional Facts of Coconut Thuvayal, Coconut Thogayal, South Indian Coconut Chutney, Calories in Coconut Thuvayal, Coconut Thogayal, South Indian Coconut Chutney

by Tarla Dalal
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Course
Chutney

Occasion & Party
Indian Party

How many calories does one tablespoon of Coconut Thuvayal, Coconut Thogayal chutney have?

One tablespoon of Coconut Thuvayal, Coconut Thogayal gives 49 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 11 calories, proteins account for 4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 34 calories.  One tablespoon of Coconut Thuvayal, Coconut Thogayal provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Coconut Thuvayal, Coconut Thogayal recipeA classic South Indian accompaniment, the Coconut Thuvayal is a slightly spicier coconut chutney made by blending coconut with roasted dals and spices. A dash of asafoetida boosts the aroma of this chutney while tamarind gives it an appetizing tang.

Is Coconut Thuvayal, Coconut Thogayal healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Coconut Oil : Coconut oil is a medium chain triglycerides (MCT’s).  Unlike other fats, they go directly from the gut to the liver. From here, they are then used as a source of energy or converted into ketones. As the calories in MCT’s are used straight away, they are less likely to be stored as fats in the body. MCT's have shown to improve your brain and memory function, they also give a boost to your energy levels and improve your endurance.  The MCT in Coconut oil reduces the LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) while increasing the count of HDL cholesterol, maintaining normal blood pressure and good for diabetics. See detailed benefits of coconut oil

2. 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.  

3. Urad Dal : 1 cup of cooked urad dal gives 69.30% of folic acid of your daily requirement of folate.  The folic acid in urad dal helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Being rich in Phosphorus it works with Calcium to build our bones, high in fibre and good for heart, good for lowering cholesterol and good for diabetes. See here for 10 super benefits of urad dal

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

Yes for diabetics, but have in limited quantity. Coconut improves the action of insulin secretion and lowering the raised blood sugar levels is yet another benefit of coconut for DiabeticsYes for heart as 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. Yes for weight loss as there is fibre and coconut is an MCT. 

Can healthy individuals have Coconut Thuvayal  ?

Yes, this is healthy. 

Coconut Thuvayal is good for

1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle

2. Low calorie chutneys

3. Diabetics with heart issues limited quantity

4. Heart Patients accompaniments

5. Diabetic Accompaniments  limited quantity

6. Kids

 

How to burn 49 calories that come from one tablespoon of Coconut Thuvayal, Coconut Thogayal?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         15  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            5  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =           7  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =           8  mins
   

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

Value per tbsp% Daily Values
Energy49 cal2%
Protein1 g2%
Carbohydrates2.7 g1%
Fiber1.3 g5%
Fat3.8 g6%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A10.6 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C0.2 mg1%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)5 mcg2%
MINERALS
Calcium4 mg1%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium6.1 mg2%
Phosphorus27.2 mg5%
Sodium3 mg0%
Potassium47.2 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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