How many calories does one Paneer Paratha have?
One Paneer paratha gives 234 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 89 calories, proteins account for 28 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 121 calories. One Paneer Paratha provides about 12 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
See paneer paratha recipe. You will go gaga over these scrumptious Parathas , which are stuffed with soft grated paneer and crunchy cabbage, perked up with coriander and green chillies.
Is Paneer Paratha healthy?
Yes, paneer paratha is healthy. Paneer paratha is made of whole wheat flour and stuffed with paneer and cabbage. But read below on who can have the paneer paratha.
Let's understand the ingredients.
Whole Wheat flour : 1 1/4 cup of whole wheat flour is used. Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.
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. Paneer contain omega 3 fatty acids that promotes heart health. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you?
Cabbage ( Gobhi) : Cabbage is low in calories, relieves constipation, good for diabetics. Cabbage has high levels of flavonoids and anthocyanins and has long been used as a herbal medicine. Rich in Antioxidants in turn lowers the risk of infection and inflammation of the body due to eating processed foods. See here all benefits of cabbage.
Note that our parathas are cooked with 1 tsp oil (5 grams) or ghee and rotis are cooked in 1/2 teaspoon (2.5 grams) oil. We have taken into account these calories while computing total calories for each recipe.
Paneer Paratha is good for
1. Healthy individuals with no diseases.
2. Healthy weight gain
Paneer Paratha is high in
1. Vitamin B1
4. Good fat
Paneer paratha roti is not good for
1. Weight Loss
3. Heart Patients
For diabetics, heart patients and weight loss the fat content is too high in this recipe. You can substitute full fat paneer with low fat paneer and reduce the fat content in cooking the paratha.
We suggest you pair Paneer Parathas with homemade curds using cows milk or low fat curds.
Low Fat Curds ( How To Make Low Fat Curds)
How to burn 234 calories that come from one Paneer Paratha?
Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hr 10 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 23 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 31 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 40 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.