Nutritional Facts of Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip, Calories in Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip

by Tarla Dalal
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Cooking Method
Baked

Cooking Method
Savoury Baked

How many calories does one serving of Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip have?

One serving of  Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip gives 129 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 89 calories, proteins account for 21 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 21 calories.  One  serving of Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip recipe. There are some who vow by crackers, while there are others who find them dull. However, there is no divided opinion on this brilliant combination of Ragi and Oats Crackers with Cucumber Dip. These light and wholesome crackers served with a refreshing curd-based dip make a great mid-afternoon snack. You can prepare and store a batch of the crackers in an airtight container to relish with a cup of tea or your favourite dip any time you want.However, make this peppy mint-flavoured cucumber dip just before serving to enjoy the best consistency. This calcium-rich, energy-giving snack is a great pick for diabetics too.

Is Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Let's see why.

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Ragi flour ( Nachni flour) Ragi flour is high in protein and great source for vegetarians. In addition its gluten freefiber rich food 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 11 benefits of ragi to include in your daily diet. 

2. Oats : Oats are a great source of protein for Vegetarians. It is rich in soluble fibre (to make it good for diabetics), which helps lower blood LDL cholesterol, the so-called "Bad" cholesterol. Whole Oats have an antioxidant called Avenanthramide (a polyphenol from oats) which helps lower blood pressure levels. Soluble fibre absorbs water and swells and to become gel like substance which helps in the absorption of nutrients like B Vitamins and minerals like Magnesium and Zinc which are key to a good heart. See here why oats are good for you?

3. 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.

4. Cucumber (Kakdi) : With that high water content, cucumber act as a broom for our system to sweep out harmful toxins from our body. The sterols from cucumber aid in managing blood cholesterol levels well and is diabetic friendly. Low sodium and fair amounts of potassium will help to control blood pressure.  Cucumber forms a healthy snack as it's alkaline and a great acidity snack reliever. So you can have it as a snack at work. Better to have it peeled to remove the effects of pesticides. See detailed benefits of cucumber

5. 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?

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip?

 

Can healthy individuals have Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip?

 

Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip is high in

1. Calcium : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.

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 129 calories that come from one serving of Ragi and Oat Crackers with Cucumber Dip?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         39  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          13  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         17  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         22  mins
   
   

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy129 cal6%
Protein5.2 g9%
Carbohydrates22.3 g7%
Fiber3.5 g14%
Fat2.3 g3%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A280.4 mcg6%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.7 mg6%
Vitamin C2.6 mg6%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)11.5 mcg6%
MINERALS
Calcium153.7 mg26%
Iron1.4 mg7%
Magnesium49.8 mg14%
Phosphorus105.4 mg18%
Sodium38.6 mg2%
Potassium104.7 mg2%
Zinc0.7 mg7%
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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