Nutritional Facts of Tikkar, Rajathani Roti, Calories in Tikkar, Rajathani Roti

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How many calories does one Tikkar Roti have?

One Tikkar Roti gives 175 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 116 calories, proteins account for 16 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 49 calories.  One Tikkar Roti provides about 9 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Tikkar Roti recipe. Unleavened rotis of wheat and maize flour, Tikkar is a mouth-watering delicacy from the dessert province of Rajasthan. Cooked with ghee, this crisp bread is wonderfully flavoured with ginger, garlic, onions, and more, which makes it enough to serve it with a simple accompaniment of curds and pickle. Just make sure you serve it immediately before it hardens.

Is Tikkar Roti healthy?  

Yes, this is healthy. Made from maize flour, whole wheat floour, onions, ghee and spices.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Maize flour ( makai ka atta) : Maize flour is a carbohydrate rich and energy rich flour loaded with fibre. Cornmeal prevents your blood sugar from shooting up and loaded with Zinc which is necessary for the formation of insulin. Maize flour is a good source of magnesium which is necessary for maintaining a steady heartbeat and normal blood pressure. The fibre binds with the bile salts and throws it out of the body, which helps in reducing the cholesterol from the body and good for  heart. Find out is maize flour is healthy and how to make it part of your diet.  

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.

Onions (pyaz, kanda) :  Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin which promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions

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

Yes, they can. The recipe uses flour which is rich in fibre and onions which are good for the heart.

Can healthy individuals have Tikkar Roti?

Yes, super healthy recipe.

Tikkar, Rajathani Roti
Tikkar, Rajathani Roti

Tikkar Roti is good for

1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle

2. Healthy heart rotis

3. Diabetics with heart issues

4. Diabetic rotis 

5. High fibre to lower cholesterol

6. Low cholesterol rotis

7. High fibre for kids

Tikkar Roti is high in

1. Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones. 

Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

How to burn 175 calories that come from one Tikkar Roti?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         53  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          18  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         23  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         30  mins
   
   
   
   
   

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

Value per roti% Daily Values
Energy175 cal9%
Protein3.9 g7%
Carbohydrates29 g10%
Fiber3.9 g16%
Fat5.4 g8%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A119.2 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.3 mg11%
Vitamin C2.7 mg7%
Vitamin E0.2 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)13.2 mcg7%
MINERALS
Calcium18.1 mg3%
Iron1.5 mg7%
Magnesium45.6 mg13%
Phosphorus125.8 mg21%
Sodium6.1 mg0%
Potassium134.3 mg3%
Zinc0.8 mg8%
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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