Nutritional Facts of Mutter Paneer Butter Masala, Calories in Mutter Paneer Butter Masala

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Mutter Paneer Butter Masala have?

One  serving of Mutter Paneer Butter Masala gives 451 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 94 calories, proteins account for 66 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 291 calories.  One  serving of Mutter Paneer Butter Masala provides about 23 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Is Mutter Paneer Butter Masala healthy?

Yes and No, it depends who is eating it. Mutter Paneer Butter Masala is made of paneer, green peas, butter, cream, milk, onions and spices.

Let's understand the ingredients.

What's good.

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 diabetes. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you?  

Green Peas : 3/4 cup boiled green peas are used. Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation. Is green peas good for diabetics and see full benefits of green peas

Onions : Yes, its a great antioxidant. 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

Milk and Low Fat Milk : 1 cup of milk provides 70% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of Calcium. Milk promotes strong bones. Milk low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels. One cup of Milk gives 10 grams of carbs. Low fat milk has lower fat and the same benefits of milk

Dried Fenugreek Leaves ( Kasuri Methi) :  Kasuri Methi gives only 4 calories from a tbsp. Dried Fenugreek Leaves is low on carb count. Kasuri Methi adds on some fiber. It is a healthy addition for weight watchers, diabetes, healthy heart, kids, adults, senior citizen and many more. See detailed benefits of dried fenugreel leaves kasuri methi

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Mutter Paneer Butter Masala?

No, this recipe is very high in calories. It has full fat paneer, cream, milk, cashew nuts which all are high in fat and not good for individuals with health issues. 

Can healthy individuals have Mutter Paneer Butter Masala?

Yes! It's very healthy. Those who want to watch their weight should opt for low calorie paneer.  Note that this is a heavy vegetable and pair it will a healthy bajra roti, jowar roti and whole wheat roti.

Mutter Paneer Butter Masala is high in


1. Protein : Protein is required for the managing the wear and tear of all cells of the body. 

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

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

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

5. 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 451 calories that come from one serving of Mutter Paneer Butter Masala?

Walking (6 kmph) = 2 hrs 15 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 45 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 60 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 1 hr 17 mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy451 cal23%
Protein16.5 g30%
Carbohydrates23.5 g8%
Fiber3.4 g14%
Fat32.3 g49%
Cholesterol17 mg4%
Vitamin A795.5 mcg17%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.5 mg4%
Vitamin C20.7 mg52%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)24.5 mcg12%
Calcium512.7 mg85%
Iron1.2 mg6%
Magnesium36.8 mg11%
Phosphorus349.4 mg58%
Sodium66 mg3%
Potassium182.3 mg4%
Zinc0.4 mg4%
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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