Nutritional Facts of Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda, Calories in Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda

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How many calories does one serving of Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda have?

One serving of Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda gives 158 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 108 calories, proteins account for 44 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 6 calories.  One serving of Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda recipe. These unique pakodas have a very different mouth-feel and a perfect flavour! They are not crisp like the conventional pakodas but interestingly soft.A combination of spices, ginger and green chillies is worked into the batter to give the Yellow Moong and Urad Dal PakodaYellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakodas an appetizing flavour. Serve with Coconut Chutney on a rainy day and watch them being wiped off the plate within minutes! Make sure you soak the dals for the required time, as mentioned in the recipe. Also make sure you patiently fry the pakodas till golden brown, or they might have a slightly raw flavour.

Is Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Let's see why.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Yellow Moong Dal : The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn. Packed with nutrients like zinc (1.4 mg), protein (12.2 mg) and iron (1.95 mg), yellow moong dal helps to maintain the elasticity of your skin and help to keep it moist.  Fiberpotassium and magnesium from yellow moong dal will work together to regulate blood pressure and soothe the nerves and is diabetic friendly. See here for details of 7 amazing benefits of yellow moong dal

2. Urad Dal : 1 cup of cooked urad dal gives 69.30% of folic acid of your daily requirement of folate.  The folic acid in urad dal helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Being rich in Phosphorus it works with Calcium to build our bones, high in fibre and good for heart, good for lowering cholesterol and good for diabetes. See here for 10 super benefits of urad dal

3.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. 

4. Besan : Besan has more good fat than whole wheat flour and also higher protein content. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. Besan is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells (WBC) in the bone marrow. See 10 detailed benefits of besan and why it's good for you. 

What's the problem?

1. Deep fried foods : This recipe is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. Your fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption. Also when you use the same oil again for deep frying then smoking point decreases which leads to the development of blue smoke which is not good for health. Processed food, Deep Fried Foods also increases inflammation in the body and shuts down the fat burning process. Most diseases from heart, to cardio vascular, diabetes, parkinsons, alzheimer, cancer and obesity result when the cells get inflamed and don't then function correctly. Inflammation in the arteries can cause heart attacks. So your diet should contain foods that fight inflammation in the body. That's how your body gets healthier by eating the right stuff. So you have given the cells in your body the right food to stay healthy and that is so important in staying disease free for the rest of your life.  

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. This recipe is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. Your fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption. Processed food, Deep Fried Foods also increases inflammation in the body and shuts down the fat burning process. Most diseases from heart, to cardio vascular, diabetes, parkinsons, alzheimer, cancer and obesity result when the cells get inflamed and don't then function correctly. Inflammation in the arteries can cause heart attacks. So your diet should contain foods that fight inflammation in the body.

Here are some Healthy Indian snack options.

You can have Baked Samosa with mixed sproutsMatarsutir Kachori,  Oats Moong Dal TikkiBaked methi muthia recipe,  Zunka recipemoong dal dhokla recipe bajra carrot onion uttapam recipe , baked palak jowar murukkumini jowar pancakesoats upmabaked sev  or buckwheat pancake as one healthy recipe option. 

Baked Samosa with Mixed Sprouts, Healthy Snack

Baked Samosa with Mixed Sprouts, Healthy Snack

Can healthy individuals have Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda?

No.

Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda is high in

1. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 

2. Folic Acid : Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy.

3. Protein : Protein is required for the managing the wear and tear of all cells of the body. 

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 158 calories that come from one serving of Yellow Moong and Urad Dal Pakoda?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         47  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          16  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         21  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         27  mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy206 cal10%
Protein9.4 g17%
Carbohydrates23.5 g8%
Fiber4.3 g17%
Fat8.2 g12%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A159.4 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.9 mg7%
Vitamin C2.4 mg6%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)54.7 mcg27%
MINERALS
Calcium44.3 mg7%
Iron1.6 mg8%
Magnesium50.3 mg14%
Phosphorus86.1 mg14%
Sodium15.7 mg1%
Potassium370.2 mg8%
Zinc1.1 mg11%
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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