Nutritional Facts of Jain Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes ), Calories in Jain Pav Bhaji ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one plate Jain Pav Bhaji have?

One plate Jain Pav Bhaji gives 418 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 236 calories, proteins account for 51 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 130 calories.  One plate Jain Pav Bhaji provides about 21 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Jain Pav Bhaji recipeJain pav bhaji, there is something for everybody on the streets of Mumbai. Those who do not eat potatoes, onions and garlic do not have to go home hungry! Pav bhaji is made for jains using mashed peas and tomatoes. 

If you enjoyed this recipe of Jain Pav Bhaji, then also check our other jain snack recipes.

Is Jain Pav Bhaji healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Tomatoes : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Tomatoes are a Pregnant women's friend and are rich in Folate or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes.  

Capsicum (Bell Peppers) : Rich in vitamin Ccapsicum protect and maintain the lining of the heart. Colourful capsicums are not only visually appealing but also good for your eyes too, as they contain antioxidant Lutein, which protects the eye from cataracts and degeneration of the eye. Capsicum is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells in the bone marrow. See detailed benefits of capsicum

Cauliflower (gobi) : Cauliflower is extremely low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels. One cup Cauliflower provides you 100% off your daily recommended allowance of Vitamin C. Rich in Antioxidant. Being rich in Indoles, Cauliflower and other Cruciferous Vegetables like broccolikaleradishbrussel sproutsred cabbage)  maintain Estrogen balances which is crucial for women. Read here for detailed benefits of cauliflower

Green Peas : Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation. Legumes like green peas, cow peas, mung, chick peas and kidney beans have a cholesterol lowering effect. Green Peas are rich in Vitamin K which aids in bone metabolism.  Is green peas good for diabetics and see full benefits of green peas

What's the problem?

Cut the fat content by a bit.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Jain Pav Bhaji ?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss BUT don't serve the pav bhaji with bread. You may want to cut the oil out of the recipe as we have enough butter.

What is good is the use of a mixture of vegetables. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Rich in vitamin Ccapsicum protect and maintain the lining of the heart.  Cauliflower is extremely low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels. Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation.

Can healthy individuals have Jain Pav Bhaji?

Yes. Don't serve with bread made with plain flour. Serve this with homemade almond bread made without eggs. This will make a super meal. 

Almond Bread, Homemade Almond Bread Without Eggs

Almond Bread, Homemade Almond Bread Without Eggs

Jain Pav Bhaji is high in

1. Protein : Protein is required for the managing the wear and tear of all cells of the body. 

2. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

3. Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones. 

4. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 

5.Fiber : Dietary fiber reduce the risk of heart disease, prevent the spike in blood sugar levels and hence super for diabetics. Consume more fruits, vegetables, moong, oats, matki, whole grains.

Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

How to burn 418 calories that come from Jain Pav Bhaji?

Walking (6 kmph) = 2hr 5 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 42 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 56 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 1hr 12 mins

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

Value per plate% Daily Values
Energy418 cal21%
Protein12.7 g23%
Carbohydrates59.1 g20%
Fiber5.2 g21%
Fat14.5 g22%
Cholesterol30 mg8%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A892.8 mcg19%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.4 mg40%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.9 mg16%
Vitamin C60.8 mg152%
Vitamin E0.4 mg3%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)37.4 mcg19%
MINERALS
Calcium72.8 mg12%
Iron3.2 mg15%
Magnesium38.7 mg11%
Phosphorus117.2 mg20%
Sodium123.3 mg6%
Potassium307.2 mg7%
Zinc0.5 mg5%
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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