Nutritional Facts of Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Recipe), Calories in Stuffed Spinach Paratha ( Tiffin Recipe)

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Course
Dinner

Course
Parathas

 

 

Yum paneer and healthy carrot come together in the stuffing for these exciting green-tinged parathas made with a dough of wheat flour and spinach puree. Thanks to the softness imparted by the puree, these Stuffed Spinach Parathas stay nice and fresh in the tiffin box for around five hours. Your kids will love the succulent paneer based filling in every bite of these sumptuous Parathas .

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

 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Whole Wheat flour : Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food.  Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bones. Vitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially increase red blood cells. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

2. Spinach (Palak) : Spinach is one of the richest plant sources of Iron and it should be part of a healthy diet for everyone.  Raw spinach is very rich in insoluble fibre, 25% having soluble fiber and 75% insoluble fiber.  Spinach is good for the heartdiabetics and eyes. Read this on the 17 benefits of spinach and why you should eat it. 

3. 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?

4. Carrots (gajjar) : Carrots have the nutrient Beta Carotene which is a form of Vitamin A, helps prevent deterioration of the eye as one gets older and prevents night blindness. Carrot is great for the eyes.They relieve constipation, lower blood pressure, have fibre and lower cholesterol. Read the 11 super benefiits of carrots and why to include in your daily diet.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have stuffed spinach paratha ?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss BUT use low fat paneer instead of full fat paneerWhole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. Carrots relieve constipation, lower blood pressure, have fibre and lower cholesterol

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

Can healthy individuals have stuffed spinach paratha ?

Yes.

Value per paratha% Daily Values
Energy214 cal11%
Protein6.6 g12%
Carbohydrates21.4 g7%
Fiber4.6 g18%
Fat11.7 g18%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A3182.2 mcg66%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.2 mg18%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.4 mg12%
Vitamin C17.1 mg43%
Vitamin E1.3 mg9%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)73.3 mcg37%
MINERALS
Calcium160.6 mg27%
Iron2.7 mg13%
Magnesium66.3 mg19%
Phosphorus180.5 mg30%
Sodium37.8 mg2%
Potassium192 mg4%
Zinc0.7 mg7%
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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