Nutritional Facts of Moong Dahi Misal, Calories in Moong Dahi Misal

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How many calories does one serving of Moong Dahi Misal have?

One  serving of Moong Dahi Misal gives 167 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 94 calories, proteins account for 39 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 26 calories.  One  serving of Moong Dahi Misal provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Moong Dahi Misal recipeStrikingly different from the traditional way of preparing the popular Maharashtrian snack, this Moong Dahi Misal combines the sprouts with whisked curds, along with chopped veggies, spice powders and of course, tongue-tickling khajur imli ki chutney.

Is Moong Dahi Misal healthy?

Yes. Made from sprouted moong, dahi, khajur imli chutney, tomatoes, onions and spices. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Sprouted Moong ( whole green gram) :  Moong sprouts is a nutri-dense sprout. It’s a good sources of several nutrients like b vitaminspotassiummagnesiumphosphorus. These sprouts are a protein boost. Sprouted moong is beneficial in relieving the symptoms of anaemia by building haemoglobin levels due to its high iron count.  The fiber from sprouted moong has also been linked to lower LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) levels, thus decreasing the risk of heart diseases. help to maintain blood pressure and good for pregnancy. See detailed benefits of sprouted moong in moong sprouts glossary

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. 

Tomatoes : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. 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.   

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

What's the problem?


Khajur Imli Chutney : Has lots of jaggery used.



Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Moong Dahi Misal ?

Yes, but cut the amount of khajur imli chutney used in the recipe. 


Can healthy individuals have Moong Dahi Misal?


Yes, this is healthy. 

Moong Dahi Misal is high in

1. Fiber : Dietary fiber reduce the risk of heart disease, prevent the spike in blood sugar levels and hence super for diabetics. Consume more fruits, vegetables, moong, oats, matki, whole grains.

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

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

4. Calcium : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.

5. Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones. 

6. 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 167 calories that come from one serving of Moong Dahi Misal?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         50  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          17  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         22  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         29  mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy334 cal17%
Protein19.4 g35%
Carbohydrates46.9 g16%
Fiber11.6 g46%
Fat5.8 g9%
Cholesterol12 mg3%
Vitamin A523.9 mcg11%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.4 mg40%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.3 mg27%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.8 mg15%
Vitamin C23.8 mg59%
Vitamin E0.4 mg3%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)414.5 mcg207%
Calcium283.4 mg47%
Iron3.5 mg17%
Magnesium107.3 mg31%
Phosphorus337.8 mg56%
Sodium40.7 mg2%
Potassium726.1 mg15%
Zinc2.1 mg21%
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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