How many calories does one Matarsutir Kochuri have?
One Matarsutir Kochuri gives 50 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 32 calories, proteins account for 7 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 11 calories. One Matarsutir Kochuri provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
See Matarsutir Kochuri recipe. A delicacy from the kitchens of Bengal, this kochuri is made using a dough of two flours with a green peas filling.
The flavours of aniseeds, kalonji and pepper mingle together in the stuffing to create a truly zesty bite! This is a filling snack, with the goodness of whole wheat and jowar flours, not to forget the nutrition boost from green peas.
As we have baked the Matarsutir Kochuri rather than deep-frying, the calorie-count is also absolutely under control.
Is Matarsutir Kochuri healthy?
Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.
Let's understand the Ingredients.
Whole Wheat flour : Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bones. Vitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially increase red blood cells. See detailed 11 benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.
Jowar Flour : Jowar is a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin. Jowar and all Millets are rich in Potassium. Potassium is critical for those with High Blood Pressure as it lessens the impact of sodium. Hence a good safe food for diabetics but to be had in restricted quantity and safe for those who want to live and eat healthy. Being high in Fibre, Jowar reduces bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases the effects of good cholesterol (HDL). See 17 benefits of jowar and why you should have it.
Green Peas : Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation. Legumes like green peas, cow peas, mung, chick peas and kidney beans have a cholesterol lowering effect. Green Peas are rich in Vitamin K which aids in bone metabolism. Green peas have a Glycemic Index (GI) rank of 22 which is low and good for diabetics. Is green peas good for diabetics and see full benefits of green peas.
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Matarsutir Kochuri ?
Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. Jowar is a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin. Green peas have a Glycemic Index (GI) rank of 22 which is low and good for diabetics and weight loss. Kachoris are normally deep fried and have potatoes in them. Here we have innovated by baking the recipe and using green peas as a filling. The base of Kachori cleverly uses whole wheat flour and jowar while we have done away with plain flour. So you can have Kachoris !!!
Healthy Chutney to have with Kachori
Have this with nutritious green chutney recipe which has ZERO sugar used in it made with mint leaves, onions and coriander, lehsun ka chutney, green garlic chutney or green chutney recipe. Coconut based options are healthy coconut chutney made from coconut and coriander and coconut coriander green chutney for idlis dosa uttapam vada.
Green Garlic Chutney
Can healthy individuals have Matarsutir Kochuri ?
Matarsutir Kochuri is good for
1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle
2. Low Calorie Snack
3. Diabetic Snacks
4. Healthy Heart Snacks
5. Pregnancy snacks
6. Kids snacks
7. Low Acidity breakfast
8. Low Blood pressure snacks
How to burn 50 calories that come from Matarsutir Kochuri?
Walking (6 kmph) = 15 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 5 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 7 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 9 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.