Nutritional Facts of Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila, Calories in Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila

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How many calories does one Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila have?

One Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila gives 92 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 66 calories, proteins account for 9 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 19 calories.  One Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila provides about 5 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila recipeTraditionally, chila is a thin pancake made of gram flour, but this nutritious chila uses a healthy combination of jowar, whole wheat and maize flour making it a great source of protein and vitamin A.

Is Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. Made from jowar flour, whole wheat flour, maize flour, onions, tomatoes and spices.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Jowar Flour Jowar is a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin. Jowar and all Millets are rich in Potassium. Potassium is critical for those with High Blood Pressure as it lessens the impact of sodium. Hence a good safe food for diabetics and also for those who want to live and eat healthy. Being high in Fibre, Jowar reduces bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases the effects of good cholesterol (HDL). See detailed benefits of jowar

Whole Wheat flour : Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food.  Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bones. Vitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially increase red blood cells. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

Maize flour : Maize flour is a carbohydrate rich and energy rich flour loaded with fibre. Cornmeal prevents your blood sugar from shooting up and loaded with Zinc which is necessary for the formation of insulin. Maize flour is a good source of magnesium which is necessary for maintaining a steady heartbeat and normal blood pressure. The fibre binds with the bile salts and throws it out of the body, which helps in reducing the cholesterol from the body and good for  heart. Find out is maize flour is healthy and how to make it part of your 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.   

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Jowar and Tomato Chila ?

Yes, this is a healthy recipe. The 3 flours are rich in fibre and support diabetic and heart. 

Can healthy individuals have Jowar and Tomato Chila?

Yes! This is the way to eat. Perfect healthy recipe

Jowar and Tomato Chila is good for

1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle

2. Weight Gain

3. Diabetic Snacks

4. Healthy Heart Snacks

5. Pregnancy snacks

6. Kids snacks

7. High fibre snacks

Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila is high in

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

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 92 calories that come from Nutritious Jowar and Tomato Chila?

Walking (6 kmph) = 28 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 9 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 12 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 16 mins

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


Value per chila% Daily Values
Energy92 cal5%
Protein2.3 g4%
Carbohydrates16.5 g6%
Fiber2.4 g10%
Fat2.1 g3%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A192.7 mcg4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.8 mg7%
Vitamin C8.2 mg20%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)12.8 mcg6%
Calcium21.8 mg4%
Iron1 mg5%
Magnesium30.3 mg9%
Phosphorus67.1 mg11%
Sodium6.1 mg0%
Potassium94.7 mg2%
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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