Nutritional Facts of Ragi Roti, Calories in Ragi Roti

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How many calories does one Ragi Roti without oil have?

One Ragi Roti (without oil) gives 64 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 56 calories, proteins account for 6 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 31 calories.  One Ragi Roti provides about 5 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Ragi Roti recipe.

Is Ragi Roti healthy? 

Yes, Ragi Roti without oil is super healthy. Made mainly of Ragi and Carrots you cannot go wrong. What i like about this roti is that its made of pure ragi flour and that no other flour is added to it.

Adding plain flour, rice flour or corn flour would make the recipe unhealthy. This recipe is made without using any fat, as there is ZERO oil used + low fat curd is used. Lets understand the ingredients which go into it.

Ragi flour ( Nachni flour) Ragi flour is high in protein and great source for vegetarians. In addition its gluten freehigh in fiber which in turn is good for diabetics and a healthy heart.  Ragi flour creates a much lower surge in sugar levels compared to wheat. Ragi is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance. A must read for the benefits of ragi to include in your daily diet.  Carrots : 1/4 cup carrot is used. Carrots are great for the eyes! They relieve constipation, lower blood pressure, have fibre. Read the benefiits of carrots to include in your daily diet. 

Curd : only 1.5 tablespoons of low fat curds is used. Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

So go ahead and eat your ragi roti with some healthy subzi. Add curds as an healthy accompaniment. Since its high in fibre, 2 ragi rotis will fill your stomach. 

Here are some super healthy dal recipes to go with ragi roti like palak toovar dalkhatta urad dal recipesuva masoor dal recipehariyali dal recipe and healthy kadhi recipe

Suva Masoor Dal, Zero Oil Healthy Dal
Suva Masoor Dal, Zero Oil Healthy Dal

Here are some very healthy sabzis to go with ragi roti like dahi bhindi ki sabzi recipemooli ki sabzi recipebhindi masala recipe

Mooli ki Subzi
Mooli ki Subzi

Ragi Roti is good for

1. Weight Loss

2. Diabetics

3. Heart Patients

4. Healthy Lifestyle

5. Gluten Free

6. Good for toddlers

7. High Fiber

How to burn 64 calories that come from Ragi Roti?

Walking (6 kmph) = 19 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 6 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 9 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 11 mins

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

Value per roti% Daily Values
Energy64 cal3%
Protein1.6 g3%
Carbohydrates14 g5%
Fiber2.4 g10%
Fat0.3 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A135.8 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C1.7 mg4%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)4.6 mcg2%
Calcium76.7 mg13%
Iron0.8 mg4%
Magnesium27.2 mg8%
Phosphorus82.6 mg14%
Sodium6.8 mg0%
Potassium88.3 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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