Nutritional Facts of Moong Dal and Paneer Paratha ( Gluten Free Recipe), Calories in Moong Dal and Paneer Paratha ( Gluten Free Recipe)

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How many calories does one Moong Dal, Nachni and Paneer Paratha have?

One Moong Dal, Nachni and Paneer Paratha gives 139 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 80 calories, proteins account for 25 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 34 calories.  One Moong Dal, Nachni and Paneer Paratha provides about 7 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Moong Dal, Nachni and Paneer Paratha recipePep up nachni flour by mixing it with moong dal and paneer to make an ideal breakfast paratha! cooked moong dal also provides the necessary binding.

Is Moong Dal, Nachni and Paneer Paratha healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.


Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Moong Dal ( Green Moong Dal ) : Moong dal or green moong dal  is rich in Folate, Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially  red blood cells and is pregnancy friendly. Being rich in Antioxidants like Flavonoids, mung reduces the damage done by free radicals to the blood vessels and lowers inflammation. Moong Dal is heart and diabetes friendly. Moong Dal or Split Green Gram are high in Fibre and 1 cup of cooked Moong dal gives 28.52% of your daily Fibre requirements. See here for 9 fabulous benefits of Moong Dal.

2. Ragi flour ( Nachni flour) Ragi flour is high in protein and great source for vegetarians. In addition its gluten freehigh in fiber which in turn is good for diabetics and a healthy heart.  Ragi flour creates a much lower surge in sugar levels compared to wheat. Ragi is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance. A must read for the benefits of ragi to include in your daily diet.  

3. Paneer : Paneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetesPotassium in paneer helps to reduce the effect of high sodium, by lowering blood pressure and contraction of blood vessels, resulting in improved heart health and reduced risk of heart attack.Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you?

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Moong Dal, Nachni and Paneer Paratha ?

Yes. Use low fat paneer in the recipe. Moong Dal is heart and diabetes friendly. Ragi flour is gluten freehigh in fiber which in turn is good for diabetics and a healthy heart.


Can healthy individuals have Moong Dal, Nachni and Paneer Paratha  ?

Yes, this is healthy. We suggest you pair it with homemade curds using cows milk or low fat curds

Moong Dal, Nachni and Paneer Paratha is high in

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

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 139 calories that come from one Moong Dal, Nachni and Paneer Paratha?

Walking (6 kmph)     =        42  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          14  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         19  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         24  mins

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

Value per paratha% Daily Values
Energy139 cal7%
Protein6.2 g11%
Carbohydrates20 g7%
Fiber2.9 g12%
Fat3.8 g6%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A124.2 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.6 mg5%
Vitamin C1.5 mg4%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)28 mcg14%
Calcium87 mg14%
Iron1.2 mg6%
Magnesium38.7 mg11%
Phosphorus125.1 mg21%
Sodium6.8 mg0%
Potassium258.5 mg6%
Zinc0.8 mg8%
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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