Nutritional Facts of Fafda Chutney, Besan Chutney, Calories in Fafda Chutney, Besan Chutney

by Tarla Dalal
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Chutney

How many calories does one tbsp Fafda Chutney have?

One tbsp Fafda Chutney gives 22 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 10 calories, proteins account for 3 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 8 calories.  One tbsp Fafda Chutney provides about 1 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Fafda Chutney recipe. A breakfast of Fafda served with this Besan Chutney is every Gujarati’s idea of a perfect start to Sunday or any holiday. It may be made at home or bought readymade. Also enjoyed on Holi and other holidays this awesome chutney amazes you with its brilliant flavour and mouth-feel. What makes it unique is that it’s homely yet there’s something special about it. The tempering of ginger and green chillies and the final touch of lemon give the besan chutney a superb taste. Thr Fafda Chutney tends to thicken after a while so add a little water before serving if required.

Is Fafda Chutney healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Besan : Besan has more good fat than whole wheat flour and also higher protein content. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. Besan is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells (WBC) in the bone marrow. See 10 detailed benefits of besan and why it's good for you. 

What's the problem?

1. Vegetable Oils : To some vegetable oil is only soyabean oil, while some promote it as a mix of oils like soyabean, canola, sunflower, corn and other omega-6 rich oils. These are often cheaper options than many oils, but they are highly processed oils. They are undoubtedly not to be reached out for, whether you are looking for salad dressings, sautéing or cooking.  The 5 best oils used in cooking are olive oil (low temperature short time cooking), avocado oilcanola oilcoconut oil and peanut oil. You must read the super article to find the facts of  which oil is the healthiest avoid vegetable oil

2. Sugar : Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage. To live a healthy life, try and cut sugar which from your diet. It requires a slow and deliberate attempt to do it. Find hidden sugar in packaged foods and drinks and stop having those products. Did you know that a can of your favourite soft drink is estimated to have 1/2 cup of sugar. Refinded carbohydrates like maida, sugar, bread, pasta, noodles and sugar on consumption get stored as unhealthy fat in the body. 

 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Fafda Chutney?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage. 

Healthy Chutney to have

Have this with nutritious green chutney recipe which has ZERO sugar used in it made with mint leaves, onions and coriander, lehsun ka chutneygreen garlic chutney or green chutney recipe.  Coconut based options are healthy coconut chutney made from coconut and coriander and coconut coriander green chutney for idlis dosa uttapam vada.

Green Chutney, How To Make Green Chutney Recipe

Green Chutney, How To Make Green Chutney Recipe

Can healthy individuals have Fafda Chutney?

No. 

How to burn 22 calories that come from Fafda Chutney?

Walking (6 kmph) = 7 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 2 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 3 mins           

Swimming (2 kmph) = 4 mins

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

Value per tbsp% Daily Values
Energy22 cal1%
Protein0.7 g1%
Carbohydrates2.6 g1%
Fiber0.6 g2%
Fat0.9 g1%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A11 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C0.1 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)5.3 mcg3%
MINERALS
Calcium2.2 mg0%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium0 mg0%
Phosphorus0 mg0%
Sodium2.6 mg0%
Potassium26.4 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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