Nutritional Facts of Thepla ( Gujarati Recipe), Calories in Thepla ( Gujarati Recipe)

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Cuisine
Jain Rotis

How many calories does one Thepla have?

One Thepla gives 120 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 52 calories, proteins account for 9 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 59 calories.  One Thepla provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Is Thepla healthy?

Thepla is a Gujrati roti made from whole wheat flour and used extensively as a snack or travelling food. It's healthy, one Thepla is only 120 calories. Thepla is Whole Wheat Flour + Curds + Spices. So thats all good. Safe for all to eat even if you are Diabetic. 

Whole Wheat Flour is far superior to refined flour in making this healthy roti. Just be careful to not have Thepla with pickle. A good combintion is to have Thepla with fresh curds. Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

Curd + Low fat Curds :  Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice.They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 
 
What is a healthy accompaniment for Thepla?
 
Thepla goes great with this homemade curd recipe. If you want, there is also low fat curd recipe option you can use for weight watchers and diabetics .
 
Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt
Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt

Thepla is good for

1. Weight Loss
2. Diabetics
3. Heart Patients
4. Healthy Lifestyle

How to burn 120 calories that come from one Thepla?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         36  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          12  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         16  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         21  mins

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

 
Value per thepla% Daily Values
Energy120 cal6%
Protein2.3 g4%
Carbohydrates13 g4%
Fiber0.4 g2%
Fat6.5 g10%
Cholesterol0.3 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A63.5 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.8 mg7%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)6.8 mcg3%
MINERALS
Calcium13.4 mg2%
Iron0.9 mg4%
Magnesium24.9 mg7%
Phosphorus68.7 mg11%
Sodium4.1 mg0%
Potassium60.4 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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