Nutritional Facts of Masala Chawli, Calories in Masala Chawli

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How many calories does one serving of Masala Chawli have?

One serving of Masala Chawli gives 122 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 61 calories, proteins account for 23 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 37 calories.  One serving of Masala Chawli provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Masala Chawli recipe. The perfect recipe to awaken your senses on a lazy winter’s day! Masala Chawli is packed with flavour and radiates an irresistible aroma! While the tomato pulp and fenugreek leaves impart a rich taste to the cooked cow peas, an aromatic mint paste carries the recipe to an unsurpassed level of gastronomic joy, really tingling your taste buds and making you smack your lips in joy.

Is Masala Chawli healthy? 

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some. We suggest you use peanut oil which has higher MUFA in this reicpe. For diabetics, weight loss and heart patients cut the oil by a bit when you have the Sabzi.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Chawli ( cowpeas, black eyes beans) : Chawli rich in Folate or Vitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Being rich in Thiamine, it helps maintain proper heart function. Chawli benefits in lowering blood pressure as it is rich in the mineral Potassium which controls blood pressure and sustain cardiac health and helps break down carbs. Chawli is high in Fibre and good for diabetics. See detailed benefits of chawli cowpeas

Mint Leaves (Pudina) : Mint (pudina) being an anti-inflammatory reduces the inflammation in the stomach and shows a cleansing effect. Sipping on a healthy drink like fresh mint and lemon tea is the best option to overcome nausea for mums-to-be. Moreover it's vitamin A (10% of RDA) and vitamin C (20.25%) serve as an additional boost to bring relief from cough, sore throat and also cold. Mint (pudina) is a leafy vegetable which is sure to create nourishing dishes without piling on calories, carbs or fat for that instance. What is has to offer instead is FIBER. See here for detailed benefits of mint leaves

Onions (pyaz, kanda) :  Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin which promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions.

Tomatoes : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene and used to make tomato pulp. 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.   

 

Masala Chawli is high in

1. Folic Acid : Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy.

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

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

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 122 calories that come from Masala Chawli?

Walking (6 kmph) = 37 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 12 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 16 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 21 mins

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


 

 

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy122 cal6%
Protein5.8 g11%
Carbohydrates15.2 g5%
Fiber4.6 g18%
Fat4.1 g6%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A330.7 mcg7%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.6 mg5%
Vitamin C19.6 mg49%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)51.5 mcg26%
MINERALS
Calcium63.1 mg11%
Iron3.1 mg15%
Magnesium54.6 mg16%
Phosphorus106.3 mg18%
Sodium12.9 mg1%
Potassium335.9 mg7%
Zinc1 mg10%
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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