Nutritional Facts of Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes ), Calories in Lemon Rice ( South Indian Recipes )

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Lemon Rice have?

One serving of Lemon Rice gives 175 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 106 calories, proteins account for 40 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 58 calories.  One serving of Lemon Rice provides about 9 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Is Lemon Rice healthy?

Yes and No. You need to make some changes to the recipe as we recommend. Lemon rice is nothing but Rice + Lime juice + some dals and spices. 

What's the problem?

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 diarrhea. 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?

Can Diabetics, Heart patients and over weight individuals have lemon rice?

 This lemon rice needs to be modified for individuals with health problems. Replace the white rice with brown rice and add some vegetables to it. When adding rice try and avoid any other carbohydrate in the same meal.We know thats hard but you need some fibre in the rice. Try our lemon rice made with brown rice


How to burn 175 calories that come from Lemon Rice?

Walking (6 kmph) = 53 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 18 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 23 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 30 mins

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


Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy175 cal9%
Protein2.6 g5%
Carbohydrates26.7 g9%
Fiber1.7 g7%
Fat6.4 g10%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A56.6 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.6 mg5%
Vitamin C4.4 mg11%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)5.9 mcg3%
Calcium12.5 mg2%
Iron0.3 mg1%
Magnesium32.5 mg9%
Phosphorus57.2 mg10%
Sodium3.5 mg0%
Potassium67.4 mg1%
Zinc0.4 mg4%
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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