Nutritional Facts of Khatta Dhokla, Gujarati Farsan, Calories in Khatta Dhokla, Gujarati Farsan

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Khatta Dhokla have?

One  serving of Khatta Dhokla gives 128 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 96 calories, proteins account for 18 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 14 calories.  One  serving of Khatta Dhokla provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Is Khatta Dhokla healthy?

Yes and No, depends who is eating it. Khatta dhokla is made from rice, urad dal, sour curds and Indian spices. 

Let's understand the ingredients of khatta dhokla.

Urad Dal : 1 cup of cooked urad dal gives 69.30% of folic acid of your daily requirement of folate.  The folic acid in urad dal helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Being rich in Phosphorus it works with Calcium to build our bones. See here for 10 super benefits of urad dal

Curd + Low fat Curds + Sour Curds :  Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice.They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

Rice : Here are the pros for rice. Rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates, which is an important source of energy for our body. Rice is low in fibre and therefore a good option for people suffering from diarrhoea. What's not good in rice. Foods like rice are high in GI are not suitable for weight loss, heart patients,  diabetics as they affect the blood sugar control levels. See details of is white rice and parboiled rice good for you?

Is khatta dhokla safe for diabetics, heart and overweight individuals?

The issue of khatta dhokla is that it uses 1 cup of rice and only 1/2 cup of urad dal. Hence the carb levels are high. So you may snack on a few pieces at best as this is a steamed Gujarati snack. Make sure you cut your carb levles during the meal and have some vegetables or dal. 

Is khatta dhokla safe for healthy individuals?

Yes, khatta dhokla is safe. Khatta dhokla is a fermented food which is easy to digest. Fermentation of foods increases the bioavailability of nutrients which helps the body to assimilate more nutrition. The microorganisms break down the complex protein, carbohydrates and fat efficiently thereby helping to assimilate more nutrients from the food. The bioavailability of proteins and Vitamin B content also increases. 

Khatta Dhokla is good for

1. Weight Gain

2. Healthy Lifestyle


How to burn 128 calories that come from one serving of Khatta Dhokla?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         38  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          13  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         17  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         22  mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy128 cal6%
Protein4.5 g8%
Carbohydrates23.9 g8%
Fiber2.4 g10%
Fat1.6 g2%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A16.2 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.6 mg5%
Vitamin C1.5 mg4%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)19.2 mcg10%
Calcium24.8 mg4%
Iron0.6 mg3%
Magnesium35.8 mg10%
Phosphorus82.9 mg14%
Sodium6.7 mg0%
Potassium130.5 mg3%
Zinc0.7 mg7%
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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