How many calories one does Mooli Thepla have?
One Mooli Thepla gives 86 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 52 calories, proteins account for 10 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 25 calories. One Mooli Thepla provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
See Mooli Thepla recipe. Mooli Thepla is made from a delectable dough of whole wheat flour reinforced with grated radish along with its leaves too. Curds are added to enhance the texture and flavour of the theplas, while chilli powder provides an enjoyable spiciness.
Is Mooli Thepla healthy?
Yes, mooli thepla is super healthy. I can't stop praising this recipe. Whole wheat flour is the base, mooli, curds and turmeric.
Whole Wheat flour : 2 cups of whole wheat flour is used for 15 theplas. Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.
Mooli (Radish) : Radish has many heart protective nutrients like Vitamin C, folic acid, calcium, potassium and flavonoids. They are an amazing source of fibre which helps in lowering cholesterol levels. The vitamin C in radishes is an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory which can help arthritis patients. Potassium from radish can help lower your risk of kidney stones. See detailed benefits of radish.
Radish Leaves (Mooli Ke Patte ) : The radish leaves contain more nutrition than its white root. The vitamin A and vitamin C work towards building the immune cells – WBC (white blood cells). They not only prevent the onset of common diseases like cold and cough but also form a line of prevention against the onset of chronic diseases like cancer, diabetes and heart diseases. Low in carbs, good amount of fibre and hence diabetic friendly. See detailed benefits of radish leaves.
Curd + Low fat Curds : Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice.They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet.
Turmeric (Haldi) : Haldi is a digestive aid, iron booster and super antioxidant. See here for detailed turmeric benefits.
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Mooli Thepla ?
Yes. Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food.
Can healthy individuals have Mooli Thepla ?
Yes, this is healthy.
Mooli Thepla is good for
1. Weight Loss
3. Heart Patients
4. Healthy Lifestyle
How to burn 86 calories that come from one Mooli Thepla?
Walking (6 kmph) = 26 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 7 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 11 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 15 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.