Nutritional Facts of Gobi Paratha, Punjabi Gobi Paratha, Calories in Gobi Paratha, Punjabi Gobi Paratha

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How many calories does one Gobi Paratha have?

One gobi paratha has 218 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 123 calories, proteins account for 22 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 79 calories. One gobi paratha provides about 11 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Gobi Paratha recipe. Gobi or cauliflower grows abundantly in the Punjab. This vegetable is enjoyed by people of all ages and is a specialty at most celebration and religious gatherings.

Here gobi has been combined with a cooked onion masala and used as a stuffing for a Parathas . Serve these hot golden brown parathas glistening with ghee, with some Phudina Raita and Lahsun ka Achaar. It also tastes great as an accompaniment to the Dal Amritsari

4 Reasons why you should eat Gobi Paratha

Gobi Paratha is made up of two healthful ingredients whole wheat flour and Cauliflower. There are many health benefits of Cauliflower and benefits of whole wheat flour. We have used 1.5 cups of cauliflower in this recipe.

1. Gobi Paratha is fibre rich and fibre helps to lower your cholesterol levels.

2. An excellent Antioxidant that whole wheat flour has is Vitamin B1, which will fight against free radicals that do damage to the body.

3. A good source of phosphorus which is one of the important minerals to maintain and support bone health. 

4. Ghee : Other than calories and fats, the only nutrients that ghee is rich in are the vitamins – all of which are fat-soluble. All the 3 vitamins (Vitamin AVitamin E and Vitamin K) are antioxidants which have a role in removing free radicals from the body and protecting our cell as well as help in maintaining skin health and glow. Ghee is an excellent, high-quality selection medium of cooking because of its high smoke point. As compared to most oils and butter, ghee can handle a smoke point of 230°C, 450°F, thus its less prone to oxidant and destruction of nutrients. Yes, ghee does contain cholesterol, but some amount of cholesterol is needed by the body. Cholesterol has some functions to play too. It is necessary for hormone production, brain function, cell health and lubricating the joints. It is, in reality, a high quality fat for the body and brain. Ghee is loaded with fats but that’s medium chain fatty acids (MCT) which aid in weight loss. Ghee is healthy for daibetics in small amounts and you need to check your fat intake at the same time. Learn to easily make your ghee at home which is free of preservatives. See benefits of ghee

Pair your Gobi Parathas with homemade curds using cows milk or low fat curds or or a low fat cucumber raita.  

Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt Using Cow's Milk
Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt Using Cow's Milk

How to burn 218 calories from one Gobi Paratha?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hr 5 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 19 mins

Cycling (22 kmph) = 22 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 37 mins

Gobi Paratha is good for

1) Diabetics

2) Heart Patients

3) Healthy lifestyle

Parathas are healthy but not good for weight loss.

Value per paratha% Daily Values
Energy218 cal11%
Protein5.5 g10%
Carbohydrates30.7 g10%
Fiber5.7 g23%
Fat8.8 g13%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A162.4 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)2 mg17%
Vitamin C14.8 mg37%
Vitamin E0.4 mg3%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)27.5 mcg14%
Calcium34 mg6%
Iron2.3 mg11%
Magnesium57.7 mg16%
Phosphorus157.9 mg26%
Sodium20.2 mg1%
Potassium171.7 mg4%
Zinc1 mg10%
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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