Nutritional Facts of Turiya Paatra ( Gujarati Recipe), Calories in Turiya Paatra ( Gujarati Recipe)

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Turiya Paatra have?

One serving of Turiya Paatra gives 107 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 22 calories, proteins account for 7 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 77 calories.  One serving of Turiya Paatra provides about 5 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Turiya Paatra recipe. Turiya paatra features an unusual combination of ridge gourd and paatra. But, however uncommon the combination might sound to you, it is very common in gujarati tradition, and is a must-serve item for weddings held in gujarat. In the customary way, people add the paatras directly without steaming, but that takes much longer to cook. So, i always suggest steaming and adding the paatras as in this quick and easy version.

Is Turiya Paatra healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Turai (Ridge Gourd ) : This ridge gourd is absolutely low in calories and carbs, thus making it a very virtuous choice for those on low-cal and low-carb diet. Consuming ridge gourd regularly can help to maintain blood sugar levels and hence diabetic friendly. Its absolutely low in fat and nil in cholesterol. A subzi made with ridge gourd with minimal amount of oil is truly a welcome addition for those with heart diseases. See detailed benefits of turai ridge gourd

2. Coriander (kothmir, dhania) : The antioxidants vitamin Avitamin C and the quercetin present in coriander works towards strengthening our immune system. Coriander is a fairly good source of iron and folate – the 2 nutrient which help in the production and maintenance of red blood cells in our blood. Good for reducing cholesterol and good for diabetics. Read 9 benefits of coriander to understand details. 

3. Coconut : The fresh coconut has saturated fats but most of it is MCT (Medium Chain Triglycerides) which promote weight loss. The high fibre content 13.6 gm (45.3% of RDA) along with high lauric acid content of coconut improves cholesterol levels in the body. Improving the action of insulin secretion and lowering the raised blood sugar levels is yet another benefit of coconut for Diabetics. See here for 10 amazing benefits of coconut

What's the problem?

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Turiya Paatra?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss BUT cut the amount of oil used in the recipe. Consuming ridge gourd regularly can help to maintain blood sugar levels and hence diabetic friendly. Its absolutely low in fat and nil in cholesterol. A subzi made with ridge gourd with minimal amount of oil is truly a welcome addition for those with heart diseases.

Can healthy individuals have Turiya Paatra?

Yes.

Turiya Paatra is high in

1. Vitamin A : Vitamin A is crucial for healthy vision, cell growth and healthy skin. 

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 107 calories that come from Turiya Paatra?

Walking (6 kmph) = 32 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 11 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 14 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 18 mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy107 cal5%
Protein1.7 g3%
Carbohydrates5.6 g2%
Fiber3.5 g14%
Fat8.6 g13%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A3945.8 mcg82%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.5 mg4%
Vitamin C7.1 mg18%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.3 mcg0%
MINERALS
Calcium93.5 mg16%
Iron3.9 mg19%
Magnesium26.2 mg7%
Phosphorus44.9 mg7%
Sodium1.6 mg0%
Potassium27.1 mg1%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
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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