Nutritional Facts of Methi Toovar Dal, Healthy Recipe, Calories in Methi Toovar Dal, Healthy Recipe

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How many calories does one serving of Methi Toovar Dal have?

One serving of  Methi Toovar Dal gives 175 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 106 calories, proteins account for 39 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 30 calories.  One serving of Methi Toovar Dal provides about 9 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Is Methi Toovar Dal healthy?

Yes, this is a healthy dal. Made from methi, toovar dal, onions, tomatoes and Indian spices.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Toor Dal (tuvar dal) : Toor dal is rich in proteins, the building block of good health. High in fiber, diabetic and heart friendly. Being an excellent source of folic acid, pregnant women must include toor dal in their daily diet. See detailed benefits of toor dal

Methi (fenugreek leaves) : Methi leaves are low in caloriepowerful antioxidant and cures mouth ulcers. Fenugreek leaves help in improving glucose and insulin responses, hence good for diabetics. The levels of cholesterol also reduced with intakes of fenugreek leaves. Rich in Vitamin K which is good for bone metabolism. See all benefits of methi leaves here. 

Onions : Yes, its a great Anti Oxidant. The phytochemical present in onions along with their Vitamin C help boost your immunity. The chromium in onions help regulate your blood pressure. The sulphur in the onion which brings you tears is actually good for your eyes. Raw onions keep your heart healthy and see here for total benefits of onions

Garlic : Garlic has been proven to lower cholesterol. The active ingredient allicin present in garlic aids in lowering blood pressure. Garlic is also alleged to help regulate blood glucose levels for diabetics. Read here for complete benefits of garlic

Ginger : Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throat, cold and cough. It aids digestion. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol. See here for 16 Super Health Benefits of Adrak, Ginger.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Methi Toovar Dal?

Yes, they can. Toor dal is diabetic and heart friendly. Methi is a powerful antioxidant. 

Can healthy individuals have Methi Toovar Dal?

Yes! It's very healthy. 

What is a healthy Indian roti to have with Dal?

Combine the methi toovar dal recipe with a bajra roti, jowar roti and whole wheat roti to make a healthy combination. Note that when you combine any dal with any cereal ( bajra, jowar, ragi, whole wheat ) then the protein quality is enhanced.

Roti ( How To Make Soft Roti Or Phulka Or Chapati)
Roti ( How To Make Soft Roti Or Phulka Or Chapati)

Methi Toovar Dal is high in

1. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 
2. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.
3. Folic Acid : Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy.
 
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.

Methi Toovar Dal is good for

1. Healthy Lifestyle
2. Weight Gain
3. Diabetics
4. Heart Patients
5. Pregnancy
6. Kids
7. Cold and cough

How to burn 175 calories that come from one serving of Methi Toovar Dal?

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%
Protein9.8 g18%
Carbohydrates26.6 g9%
Fiber4.8 g19%
Fat3.3 g5%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A308.9 mcg6%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.4 mg12%
Vitamin C10.7 mg27%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)49.1 mcg25%
MINERALS
Calcium74.7 mg12%
Iron1.5 mg7%
Magnesium0 mg0%
Phosphorus0 mg0%
Sodium20.2 mg1%
Potassium504.2 mg11%
Zinc0.5 mg5%
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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