Nutritional Facts of Rajgira ki Kadhi, Calories in Rajgira ki Kadhi

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How many calories does one serving of Rajgira ki Kadhi have?

One  serving of Rajgira ki Kadhi gives 173 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 78 calories, proteins account for 21 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 74 calories.  One  serving of Rajgira ki Kadhii provides about 9 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Rajgira ki Kadhi recipeA wonderful accompaniment for khichdis, the Rajgira ki Kadhi is quite similar to usual kadhi recipes but uses rajgira flour instead of besan. 

This mouth-watering faraali kadhi uses rock salt instead of sea salt, to make it acceptable on fasting days . Minimal and common ingredients are used, but the outcome is super tasty and satiating too. 

This no-fuss, no-stress recipe is perfect for fasting days, to provide you with the required nutrients using permissible ingredients.

Is Rajgira Kadhi healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. 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. 

2. Rajgira flour (Amaranth flour) : Rajgira flour is rich in protein, ½ cup of amaranth seeds provides 14.7 g of protein. The high fiber in general can help bind excess cholesterol and excrete it from the body, thus maintain healthy levels of cholesterol. Rajgira is rich in antioxidant help reduce inflammation in the body. Amaranth is an iron rich grain to be included in the diet to prevent or overcome anaemia. Diabetics should have this in limited quantity. See detailed 10 benefits of rajgira flour and why you should include it in your daily diet. 

What's the probelm?

Sugar : Sugar is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. To live a healthy life, try and cut sugar which from your diet. It requires a slow and deliberate attempt to do it. Find hidden sugar in packaged foods and drinks and stop having those products. Did you know that a can of your favourite soft drink is estimated to have 1/2 cup of sugar. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Rajgira Kadhi ?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss, BUT cut the sugar out of the recipe. Rajgira is rich in antioxidant help reduce inflammation in the body. Amaranth is an iron rich grain to be included in the diet to prevent or overcome anaemia. Diabetics should have this in limited quantity.

What is a healthy kadhi option for diabetics? 

You can follow this healthy kadhi low fat kadhi recipe.

Healthy Kadhi, Low Fat Kadhi Recipe

Healthy Kadhi, Low Fat Kadhi Recipe

Can healthy individuals have Rajgira Kadhi ?

No, this is not very healthy. Follow the Healthy Kadhi, Low Fat Kadhi Recipe above. 

 Kadhi goes well with the following khichdi options : buckwheat moong and vegetable khichdivitamin khichdifada ni khichdibohri khichdi and buckwheat and sprouts khichdi. Note that these khichdi recipes have ZERO rice used in them and are diabetic, heart friendly.

Bohri Khichdi

Bohri Khichdi

How to burn 173 calories that come from one serving of Rajgira ki Kadhi?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         52  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          17  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         23  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         30  mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy173 cal9%
Protein4 g7%
Carbohydrates18.6 g6%
Fiber1.1 g4%
Fat7.4 g11%
Cholesterol12 mg3%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A142.5 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C0.8 mg2%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)4.2 mcg2%
MINERALS
Calcium157.5 mg26%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium14.2 mg4%
Phosphorus97.5 mg16%
Sodium15.1 mg1%
Potassium67.5 mg1%
Zinc0 mg0%
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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