Nutritional Facts of Roti ( How To Make Soft Roti Or Phulka Or Chapati), Calories in Roti ( How To Make Soft Roti Or Phulka Or Chapati)

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How many calories does one Roti with oil have?

One roti (phulka, chapati)with oil has 89 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 45 calories, proteins account for 8 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 36 calories.  One roti with oil  provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

4 Reasons to eat Whole Wheat Roti?

Whole wheat roti is a staple in every Indian meal and had with dal, sabzi and achar. The main component of Whole Wheat Roti is whole wheat flour. See detailed  benefits of whole wheat flour

1. Being low in calories these rotis are good for persons on low calorie diet and weight-watchers.

2. Whole wheat rotis are excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levles as they are a low GI food.

3. An excellent Antioxidant that whole wheat flour has is Vitamin B1, which will fight against free radicals that do damage to the body.

4. We have used 1.5 tablespoons of oil while kneading the dough for 8 servings of roti. Smearing ghee will only take about 1 gram of ghee per roti. You can also prepare these rotis without adding oil while kneading if you're on a low-fat diet and need to cut down on extra fat intake.

Pair your whole wheat roti with some healthy subzis and healthy dals to make healthful meal.

Enjoy this roti and not worry about putting on weight. Stay lean and happy.  

Roti is good for
1. Weight Loss
2. Diabetics
3. Heart Patients
4. Healthy Lifestyle


Value per roti% Daily Values
Energy89 cal4%
Protein2 g4%
Carbohydrates11.3 g4%
Fiber0.3 g1%
Fat4 g6%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A38.5 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.7 mg6%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)5.8 mcg3%
Calcium7.8 mg1%
Iron0.8 mg4%
Magnesium0 mg0%
Phosphorus0 mg0%
Sodium3.2 mg0%
Potassium51.2 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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