Nutritional Facts of Palak Rava Idli Recipe, Calories in Palak Rava Idli Recipe

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How many calories does one Palak Rava Idli Recipe have?

One Palak Rava Idli Recipe gives 52 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 30 calories, proteins account for 6 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 14 calories.  One Palak Rava Idli Recipe provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Palak Rava Idli Recipe. An instant idli recipe that requires no soaking and grinding, the Palak Rava Idli is a nice variant of the regular rava idli. It is made with a batter of semolina and curds, perked up with an aromatic tempering, and reinforced with a vibrant spinach paste.

Is Palak Rava Idli Recipe healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Made from palak, rava, curds and spices.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Spinach (Palak) : Spinach is one of the richest plant sources of Iron and it should be part of a healthy diet for everyone.  Raw spinach is very rich in insoluble fibre, 25% having soluble fiber and 75% insoluble fiber.  Spinach is good for the heart, diabetics and eyes. Read this on the 17 benefits of spinach and why you should eat it. 

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. 

What's the problem?

Rava (semolina, sooji) :  What's good? Semolina is a fairly good source of Magnesium and phosphorus which is necessary to keep our nervous system healthy and working. What's the issue? Fibre is one key nutrient for weight loss and semolina is devoid of it. Semolina is not suitable for diabetics. For details read is sooji healthy?

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Palak Rava Idli ?

No, this is not that healthy due to the usage of rava.

Can healthy individuals have Palak Rava Idli?

Yes, you can have a few idlis but remember there is rava used. 

What is a healthier option to Palak Rava Idli?

We suggest having dal and vegetable idli which is made from ZERO rice. 

Dal and Vegetable Idli
Dal and Vegetable Idli

How to burn 52 calories that come from Palak Rava Idli Recipe?

Walking (6 kmph) = 16 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 5 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 7 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 9 mins

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

Value per idli% Daily Values
Energy52 cal3%
Protein1.6 g3%
Carbohydrates7.5 g2%
Fiber0.3 g1%
Fat1.6 g2%
Cholesterol1 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A488.6 mcg10%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C3.1 mg8%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)11 mcg6%
MINERALS
Calcium24.2 mg4%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium0 mg0%
Phosphorus0 mg0%
Sodium8 mg0%
Potassium38.8 mg1%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
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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