Nutritional Facts of Lachha Paratha, Punjabi Soft Flaky Lachha Paratha, Calories in Lachha Paratha, Punjabi Soft Flaky Lachha Paratha

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Course
Parathas

Occasion & Party
Indian Party

How many calories does one Lachha Paratha have?

One Lachha Paratha gives 260 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 109 calories, proteins account for 15 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 135 calories.  One Lachha Paratha provides about 13 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Lachha Paratha recipe. A multi-layered, crisp paratha that is truly irresistible! The Laccha Paratha is generally considered tricky to make, and if you can prepare it well, you are considered an expert cook! Not to worry, the seemingly difficult plain flour paratha will be completely under your control after you try this recipe. Just follow the proportions and instructions meticulously, and prepare the table to enjoy a delicious meal of crispy, flaky Laccha Parathas with your favourite subzi and Pickles. Try with Palak Raita, Mint Raita,

Is Lachha Paratha healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Let's see why. Lachha paratha is mainly made of maida and loads of oil. That is the issue.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's the problem?

1. Plain flour (maida) : This recipe uses plainflour or maida which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patients. Read is maida good for you to understand fully.

2. Rice flour (chawal ka atta) Rice flour is high in carbohydrates, not a good source of protein. Since it is made from polished rice it has no vitamins and minerals. Consumption of rice flour can cause inflammtion in your body and not good for heart patients and diabetics. See full details on is rice flour bad for you

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Lachha Paratha ?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. This recipe uses plainflour or maida which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patients. Plus there is far too much oil used in the recipe to make the paratha super soft. Thats what makes it so tasty. Given below are some healthy options to have instead of Lachha Paratha.

Have these parathas for a healthier life.

Healthy paratha recipes like yellow moong dal and spring onion paratha made with whole wheat flour + yellow moong dal. Paushtic parathasGreen Moong Dal and Spring Onion Paratha recipe are another option. 

What is a healthy accompaniment to parathas or roti?

We suggest you pair it with homemade curds using cows milk or low fat curdslauki pudine ka raitamixed veggie raita, low calorie spinach raita or a cucumber and pudina raita.

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

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

Can healthy individuals have Lachha Paratha ?

No, this is not healthy. If you want to stay healthy, say no to maida in all the foods you eat. Maida is like white poison for the body creating havoc. There are lots of healthier options to have like bajra, jowar and whole wheat flour and we have loads of recipes on our website. 

How to burn 260 calories that come from Lachha Paratha?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1hr 18 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 26 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 35 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 45 mins

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

Value per paratha% Daily Values
Energy260 cal13%
Protein3.8 g7%
Carbohydrates27.3 g9%
Fiber0.2 g1%
Fat15 g23%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A140.6 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.9 mg7%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.1 mcg0%
MINERALS
Calcium7.9 mg1%
Iron0.9 mg4%
Magnesium19.1 mg5%
Phosphorus43.5 mg7%
Sodium3.1 mg0%
Potassium45.6 mg1%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
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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