Nutritional Facts of Jowar Methi Roti, Calories in Jowar Methi Roti

by Tarla Dalal
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Is Jowar Methi Roti healthy?

It can be confusing which Indian Rotis are healthy as there are so many options of flour to be used like plain floour, whole wheat flour, buckwheat flour, bajra flour and ragi flour. So which is the best.

Jowar is incredibly healthy and is way better than plain flour in making parathas and rotis. Each ingredient has its benefits. Having a Jowar Methi Roti will give you fibre and protein which is key to Vegetarians. Additional Jowar is rich in Iron, Magnesium which results in better calcium absorption leading to stronger bones. 

Methi leaves are believed to be good in combating Daibetes and very good for blood formation from adolescent girls to pregnant mothers. 

Is Jowar Methi Roti good for Diabetics?

Jowar is a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin. Hence a good safe food for diabetics and also for those who want to live and eat healthy. 

Is Jowar Methi Roti good for weight loss?

Yes, this recipe is good for weight loss.  We have made this without oil in the dough and used a little in cooking.  There is only 87 calories per Jowar Methi roti. We give it a thumbs up as a super healthy Indian Bread. 

Value per roti% Daily Values
Energy87 cal4%
Protein2.4 g4%
Carbohydrates13.8 g5%
Fiber2.4 g10%
Fat2.4 g4%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A199.1 mcg4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.7 mg6%
Vitamin C5 mg12%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)6.8 mcg3%
Calcium45.8 mg8%
Iron1 mg5%
Magnesium39.4 mg11%
Phosphorus52 mg9%
Sodium5.9 mg0%
Potassium47.2 mg1%
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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