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.

Click here to view.  Stuffed Bajra Roti. Bajra 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. It is a much easier way of making them. I also find it easier to roll out this dough between 2 sheets of plastic.

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. 

5. Butter : Butter contains 80% fats and it comprises of many types of fatty acids. Butter has short chain fatty acids and medium chain fatty acids which are broken down and absorbed into the body directly and go straight to the liver and get converted to fuel to be used by the muscles. Due to this anti-inflammatory effect, it is said to have a positive effect in treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Recent research shows that small amounts of butter has positive effects on heart health. So diabetics too can have small quantity of butter and balance it with other types of fats they consume. A tbsp. of butter fulfils 8% of your days requirement of vitamin A. This Vitamin A is a powerful antioxidant which is essential for glowing skin health and immune function. We suggest you read about butter the super food

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. 

What is a healthy accompaniment to this roti?

We suggest you pair it with homemade curds using cows milk or low fat curds.

Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt Using Cow's Milk

Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt Using Cow's Milk

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

8 Pointers to get healthy on a Indian diet

1. Eat healthy and say yes to good home cooked food. Prefer whole grains like oatmeal, quinoa, buckwheat, barley and healthy flours like bajra flour, jowar flour, quinoa flour, wheat flour etc. rather than refined ones like maida. Have healthy Indian fats like ghee, coconut, coconut oil in your diet.

2. Opt out of junk food, packaged food, deep fried foods. Prefer steamed snacks and other non-fried snacks. Check out some Healthy Indian Snacks. Remember to eat small frequent meals through the day as that will keep you always full and prevent your blood sugar from dropping. By starving your body through some diet, will not help you one bit. In fact, dieting will make you binge on 2 to 3 meals which is not good. 

3. Have 4 to 5 servings of vegetables and 2 to 3 servings of fruit is a must. Follow the logic of a vegetable in each main meal of the day and a fruit in-between meals. Check out a few Healthy Indian Soups and Healthy Indian Salads  recipes using this food group.           

4. Cut down on sugar and salt in your diet and pick honey ( very small amounts) or dates to sweeten your food. Slowly cut the sugar habit as this is not going to happen over night. 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. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage. 

Salt and blood pressure. Apart from stress and obesity, one of the main reasons for high blood pressure is excessive sodium and salt intake. Most people find it difficult to limit the amount of salt in their cooking, thinking it will affect the taste of their favourite dishes. 

This is not true. Bajra and jowar are rich in potassium and critical for those with High Blood Pressure as it lessens the impact of sodium. Eating more Potassium Rich Foods will remove more sodium from your body through urine. So include the basic bajra roti and jowar roti in your daily diet to have with Lower Blood Pressure Subzis Recipes

5. Befriend a few healthy seeds and nuts like chia seeds, flax seeds, sesame seeds, walnuts and almonds. 

6.  Sprouts are called ‘living food’. They are high is most nutrients and easy to digest as well. Let them feature in your meals at least thrice a week. Also Read : All Benefits about Sprouts

7.  Exercise 45 minutes every day. No excuse. You can walk fast, run, do weights, play your favourite sport or go to the gym. No activity reduces muscle tissue which will lead to muscke loss and all kinds of problems with that. 

8.  Sleep early and get up early. Get your body into rhythm and it will function best. Sleep helps your body to recover and makes you look much younger. Also getting good sleep prevent muscle loss. 

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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