Nutritional Facts of Tamarind Rice, Calories in Tamarind Rice

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Tamarind Rice have?

One serving of Tamarind Rice gives 233 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 124 calories, proteins account for 13 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 95 calories.  One serving of Tamarind Rice provides about 12 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Tamarind Rice recipe.

Is Tamarind Rice healthy?

No, it's not healthy. Made from rice, imli, oil and Indian spices.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

Rice : Here are the pros for rice. Rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates, which is an important source of energy for our body. Rice is low in fibre and therefore a good option for people suffering from diarrhoea. What's not good in rice. Foods like rice are high in GI are not suitable for weight loss, heart patients,  diabetics as they affect the blood sugar control levels. See details of is white rice and parboiled rice good for you?

Imli (Tamarind) : Tamarind is good for heart due to the fibre present which has a cholesterol lowering effect. It is also good for diabetics. But too much tamarind is bad for health. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Tamarind Rice?

No, there is too much rice used in this recipe. For all, there is too many carbs.
Can healthy individuals have Tamarind Rice?

No, again there is too much rice. You will load with too many curds. It's better to have little rice and lots of dal from it. 

How to burn 233 calories that come from one serving of Tamarind Rice?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hr 10 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 23 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 31 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 40 mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy233 cal12%
Protein3.3 g6%
Carbohydrates31.1 g10%
Fiber1.9 g8%
Fat10.5 g16%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A94 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.8 mg7%
Vitamin C0.1 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)7 mcg4%
Calcium8.4 mg1%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium37.7 mg11%
Phosphorus71.6 mg12%
Sodium3.8 mg0%
Potassium52.9 mg1%
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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