Nutritional Facts of Stuffed Bajra Roti, Calories in Stuffed Bajra Roti

by Tarla Dalal
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Cooking Method
Indian Tawa

Equipment
Tava

Healthy Recipes
Iron Rich

How many calories does one Stuffed Bajra Roti have?

One Stuffed Bajra Roti gives 117 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 53 calories, proteins account for 14 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 49 calories.  One Stuffed Bajra Roti provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Stuffed Bajra RotiBajra is the staple diet in many parts of North-Western India where the locals enjoy it with garlic chutney, jaggery and home-made butter. In this recipe, I have stuffed these rotis with a mixture of paneer, fenugreek and tomatoes, thus enriching it with calcium, folic acid and iron. If you find it difficult to actually "stuff " these rotis because this dough is a little tough to roll, feel free to knead all the filling ingredients into the dough and then roll out the rotis.

Is Stuffed Bajra Roti healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Bajra flour Bajra flour is high in protein and is a complete protein for vegetarians when combined with dal. So as a Vegetarian, include bajra in your diet.  Bajra is a great option for those on a gluten free diet. Bajra is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance which is good for Diabetics and healthy heart but to be had in restricted quantity and had with low fat curds or raita to minimise the carb impact. See here for the detailed benefits of bajra flour

2. Paneer : Paneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetesPotassium in paneer helps to reduce the effect of high sodium, by lowering blood pressure and contraction of blood vessels, resulting in improved heart health and reduced risk of heart attack. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you?

3. Tomatoes : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Tomatoes are a Pregnant women's friend and are rich in Folate or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes.   

4. Methi (fenugreek leaves) : Methi leaves are low in caloriepowerful antioxidant and cures mouth ulcers. Fenugreek leaves help in improving glucose and insulin responses, hence good for diabetics. The levels of cholesterol also reduced with intakes of fenugreek leaves. Rich in Vitamin K which is good for bone metabolism. See all benefits of methi leaves here. 

Is Stuffed Bajra Roti good for pregnant women ?

Yes. We have stuffed these rotis with a mixture of paneer, fenugreek and tomatoes, thus enriching it with calcium, folic acid and iron. If you find it difficult to actually "stuff " these rotis because this dough is a little tough to roll, feel free to knead all the filling ingredients into the dough and then roll out the rotis.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Stuffed Bajra Roti ?

Yes, BUT use low fat paneer which is good for diabetics, weight loss and heart. Bajra is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance which is good for Diabetics and healthy heart but to be had in restricted quantity and had with low fat curds or raita to minimise the carb impact. In this case we have protein added from low fat paneer. Also, cut the amount of butter used in the recipe. 

Can healthy individuals have Stuffed Bajra Roti ?

Yes.

Stuffed Bajra Roti is good for

1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle

2. Healthy heart rotis   use low fat paneer

3. Diabetics with heart issues  use low fat paneer

4. Diabetic rotis  use low fat paneer

5. High fibre to lower cholesterol use low fat paneer

6. Low cholesterol rotis use low fat paneer

7. High fibre for kids

How to burn 117 calories that come from Stuffed Bajra Roti?

Walking (6 kmph) = 35 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 12 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 16 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 20 mins

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

Value per % Daily Values
Energy117 cal6%
Protein3.5 g6%
Carbohydrates13.3 g4%
Fiber2.3 g9%
Fat5.5 g8%
Cholesterol7.5 mg2%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A206.3 mcg4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.5 mg4%
Vitamin C3.3 mg8%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)11.1 mcg6%
MINERALS
Calcium60.8 mg10%
Iron1.5 mg7%
Magnesium26.3 mg8%
Phosphorus82.1 mg14%
Sodium28.6 mg2%
Potassium70.5 mg2%
Zinc0.6 mg6%
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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