Nutritional Facts of Vermicelli Nut Idli, Calories in Vermicelli Nut Idli

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How many calories does one Vermicelli Nut Idli have?

One Vermicelli Nut Idli gives 51 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 16 calories, proteins account for 4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 29 calories.  One Vermicelli Nut Idli provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Vermicelli Nut Idli recipe. Vermicelli Nut idli is the perfect choice for those days when you feel like having idli, but have no batter, or when you wish to have a slightly spicy idli. Made of vermicelli and semolina, tempered graciously with broken cashews, this can be had as a starter or as a full meal.

 Is Vermicelli Nut Idli healthy? 

No, this idli is not healthy. Made mainly from vermicelli which is made from maida, rava, curds, oil and spices.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

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's the problem?

Rava (semolina, sooji) :  What's good? Semolina is a fairly good source of Magnesium and phosphorus which is necessary to keep our nervous system healthy and working. What's the issue? Fibre is one key nutrient for weight loss and semolina is devoid of it. Semolina is not suitable for diabetics. For details read is sooji healthy?

Plain flour (maida) : This recipe uses plain flour or maida which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patients. Read is maida good for you to understand fully.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Vermicelli Nut Idli ?

No, this recipe uses maida and rava which will shoot up your blood sugar levels. Also too much oil used.

Can healthy individuals have Vermicelli Nut Idli?

Not suggested if you want to eat clean.

What is a healthier option to Vermicelli Nut Idli?

Opt for a dal and vegetable idli recipe  or barley idli which has no rice. Serve it with a healthy sambar or coconut chutney

Barley Idli
Barley Idli

How to burn 51 calories that come from Vermicelli Nut Idli?

Walking (6 kmph) = 15 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 5 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 7 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 9 mins

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

Value per idli% Daily Values
Energy51 cal3%
Protein0.9 g2%
Carbohydrates4 g1%
Fiber0 g0%
Fat3.2 g5%
Cholesterol1.3 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A36.2 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C0.1 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)3.3 mcg2%
MINERALS
Calcium18.9 mg3%
Iron0.1 mg0%
Magnesium5.2 mg1%
Phosphorus17.9 mg3%
Sodium2.7 mg0%
Potassium15.9 mg0%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
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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