How many calories does one serving of Curd Rice have?
One serving of Curd Rice gives 376 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 148 calories, proteins account for 34 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 168 calories. One serving of Curd Rice provides about 19 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
Curd rice is staple in South Indian meals. It is served at the end of the meal and Kheer and mithai are served at the beginning of the meal.
Is Curd Rice Recipe healthy?
Yes and No, on if curd rice is healthy. Curd rice is made of curd plus rice and Indian spices with a bit of urad dal. This could almost be a meal by itself.
Let's see what good.
Curd + Low fat Curds : Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice.They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet.
Our position on rice.
Rice : Here are the pros for rice. Rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates, which is an important source of energy for our body. Rice is low in fibre and therefore a good option for people suffering from diarrhoea. What's not good in rice. Foods like rice are high in GI are not suitable for weight loss, heart patients, diabetics as they affect the blood sugar control levels. See details of is white rice and parboiled rice good for you?
Can Diabetics, Heart patients and over weight individuals have curd rice?
This curd rice needs to be modified for individuals with health problems. Replace the white rice with brown rice and add some vegetables to it. Have this as an occasional treat only under your doctors advice. When adding rice try and avoid any other carbohydrate in the same meal. Also try and use low fat curds instead of full fat curds if you have been advised to keep your lipid levels under control. We know thats hard but you need some fibre in the rice. Try our lemon rice made with brown rice .
Even better there is curd brown rice which is far healthier than regular curd rice. This recipe will also counter acidity.
Curd Brown Rice
Can healthy individuals have curd rice?
Yes, they can have curd rice but in limited quantity. Also you would want to add carbs to your meal with curd rice. Try and pair with some protein rich food. Having too many carbs can lead to weight gain.
Curd rice is high in
1. Protein : Protein is required for the managing the wear and tear of all cells of the
2. Calcium : Calcium is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.
3. Phosphorous : Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones.
How to burn 376 calories that come from Curd Rice?
Walking (6 kmph) = 1hr 53 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 38 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 50 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 1hr 4 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.