Nutritional Facts of Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa, Calories in Rava Sheera, Sooji Ka Halwa, How To Make Sooji Halwa

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Rava Sheera have?

One serving of Rava Sheera gives 383 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 203 calories, proteins account for 15 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 161 calories.  One serving of Rava Sheera provides about 19 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Is Rava Sheera healthy?

No, rava sheera is not healthy. Made from rava, ghee, milk and sugar with some cashew nuts, raisins and cardamom.  

What's the problem?

Rava (semolina) :  What's good? Semolina is a fairly good source of Magnesium and phosphorus which is necessary to keep our nervous system healthy and working. What's the issue? Fibre is one key nutrient for weight loss and semolina is devoid of it. Semolina is not suitable for diabetics. 

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 Rava Sheera?
No, they cannot. Sugar and rava will create havoc in your bods]y.
Can healthy individuals have Rava Sheera?

No, they cannot or rather should not. The calories are poor quality calories which will lead to weight gain.

What is a healthier option to Sheera?

We suggest you try low fat gajjar halwa recipe which uses dates as a sweetner. 

Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa
Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa

How to burn 383 calories that come from one serving of Rava Sheera?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hr 55 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 38 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 51 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 1 hr 6 mins

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


Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy383 cal19%
Protein3.7 g7%
Carbohydrates50.7 g17%
Fiber0.1 g0%
Fat17.9 g27%
Cholesterol2.7 mg1%
Vitamin A167.7 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.4 mg3%
Vitamin C0.2 mg1%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)19.6 mcg10%
Calcium41.1 mg7%
Iron0.7 mg3%
Magnesium23.3 mg7%
Phosphorus57.8 mg10%
Sodium8.5 mg0%
Potassium59.9 mg1%
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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