Nutritional Facts of Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas, Calories in Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Paratha have?

One Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Paratha gives 178 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 86 calories, proteins account for 28 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 64 calories.  One Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Paratha provides about 9 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Paratha recipe. A unique dough of whole wheat flour and green peas forms the base of this interesting recipe. The outcome is made more irresistible by stuffing these wholesome parathas with fresh paneer and juicy raisins. The spikiness of green chillies and the semi-sweetness imparted by raisins are wonderfully balanced, making this a memorable dish. Indeed, any day on which you serve these delightful Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Parathas is bound to become a special occasion worth remembering!

Is Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Paratha healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. 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 11 benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

2. Green Peas : Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation. Legumes like green peas, cow peas, mung, chick peas and kidney beans have a cholesterol lowering effect. Green Peas are rich in Vitamin K which aids in bone metabolism. Green peas have a Glycemic Index (GI) rank of 22 which is low and good for diabetics.  Is green peas good for diabetics and see full benefits of green peas

3. Green Chillies : Antioxidant vitamin C in green chillies protects the body from effects of harmful free radicals and prevents stress. It is probably the high fiber which helps in controlling blood sugar levels. This it is a welcome addition to a diabetic diet. Suffering from anaemia? Add green chillies to your list of iron rich foods too. For complete details see benefits of green chilli

4. 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?

What's the problem?

1. Vegetable Oils : To some vegetable oil is only soyabean oil, while some promote it as a mix of oils like soyabean, canola, sunflower, corn and other omega-6 rich oils. These are often cheaper options than many oils, but they are highly processed oils. They are undoubtedly not to be reached out for, whether you are looking for salad dressings, sautéing or cooking.  The 5 best oils used in cooking are olive oil (low temperature short time cooking), avocado oilcanola oilcoconut oil and peanut oil. You must read the super article to find the facts of  which oil is the healthiest avoid vegetable oil

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Paratha?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss BUT use low fat paneer in the recipe.  Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. 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.

What is a healthy accompaniment to this paratha?

We suggest you pair it with homemade curds using cows milk or low fat curdslauki pudine ka raitamixed veggie raita, low calorie spinach raita or a cucumber and pudina raita.  

Cucumber and Pudina Raita

Cucumber and Pudina Raita

Can healthy individuals have Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Paratha?

Yes.

Paneer Stuffed Green Pea 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 178 calories that come from one Paneer Stuffed Green Pea Paratha?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         53  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          18  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         24  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         31  mins
   

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

Value per paratha% Daily Values
Energy178 cal9%
Protein6.9 g13%
Carbohydrates21.9 g7%
Fiber4.7 g19%
Fat7.3 g11%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A112 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.9 mg7%
Vitamin C2.7 mg7%
Vitamin E0.2 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)9.9 mcg5%
MINERALS
Calcium107.4 mg18%
Iron1.5 mg7%
Magnesium37 mg11%
Phosphorus163 mg27%
Sodium6.3 mg0%
Potassium96.7 mg2%
Zinc0.5 mg5%
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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