Nutritional Facts of Danyachi Usal, Maharashtrian Peanut Curry, Calories in Danyachi Usal, Maharashtrian Peanut Curry

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Danyachi Usal have?

One serving of Danyachi Usal gives 159 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 14 calories, proteins account for 5 calorie and remaining calories come from fat which is 140 calories.  One serving of Danyachi Usal  provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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Is Danyachi Usal healthy?

Yes, Danyachi Usal is healthy. Made from peanuts, coconut, green chillies, ginger and oil. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Peanuts : Peanuts contain Vitamin B1, Thiamine which helps form ATP (Adenosine triphosphate) which body uses for energy. A handful of peanuts gives you 7.3 grams of Protein. Peanuts, Almonds, Walnuts and Cashews are rich in Protein and healthy monounsaturated fats which won’t spike your blood sugar levels and good for a diabetic snack and healthy heart snack. Eating a handful of Peanuts a day is said to increase the good cholesterol (HDL) in your body which is good for heart health. Read 11 amazing benefits of peanuts

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.  

Green Chilli : Antioxidant vitamin C in green chillies protects the body from effects of harmful free radicals and prevents stress. It is probably the high fiber which helps in controlling blood sugar levels. This it is a welcome addition to a diabetic diet. Suffering from anaemia? Add green chillies to your list of iron rich foods too. For complete details see benefits of green chilli

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Danyachi Usal ?

Yes, everyone can have it. This is a famous Maharashtrian amti
Can healthy individuals have Danyachi Usal?
Yes, you can have it. 

What is a healthy accompaniment to the Danyachi Usal

We suggest a bajra roti, jowar roti and whole wheat roti to make a healthy combination. Don't have this curry with rice as that is not healthy.

 Danyachi Usal is good for

1. Healthy Lifestyle
6. Kids
7. Cold and cough

How to burn 159 calories that come from one  serving of Danyachi Usal?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         48  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          16  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         21  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         27  mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy159 cal8%
Protein1.3 g2%
Carbohydrates3.4 g1%
Fiber3.6 g14%
Fat15.6 g24%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A49.2 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C3.4 mg9%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)4.6 mcg2%
Calcium3.5 mg1%
Iron0.5 mg2%
Magnesium14.9 mg4%
Phosphorus63.1 mg11%
Sodium5.1 mg0%
Potassium91.3 mg2%
Zinc0.3 mg3%
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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