Nutritional Facts of Aliv Paratha, Halim Vegetable Paratha, Calories in Aliv Paratha, Halim Vegetable Paratha

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How many calories does one Aliv Paratha have?

One Aliv Paratha, Halim Vegetable Paratha (80 grams) gives 96 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 48 calories, proteins account for 12 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 36 calories.  One Aliv Nutri Paratha provides about 5 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Aliv Paratha recipe makes 10 parathas, 80 grams per paratha.

96 calories for 1 Aliv Nutri Paratha, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 11.5g, Protein 2.9g, Fat 3.7g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Aliv Nutri Paratha.

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aliv paratha recipe | halim vegetable paratha | healthy garden cress paneer paratha is a nourishing one dish meal. Learn how to make halim vegetable paratha.

To make aliv paratha, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water. Keep aside. For the stuffing, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the mixed vegetables and sauté on a high flame for 2 minutes. Add the coriander, paneer, chilli powder and salt and mix well. Cool slightly and divide the stuffing into 10 equal portions. Keep aside.

Then to make halim vegetable paratha, divide the dough into 10 equal portions. Roll a portion of the dough into a 125 mm. (5”) diameter thin circle using wheat flour for rolling. Put ¼ cup of the stuffing on one half of the roti and fold to make a semi-circle. Seal the edges so the stuffing does not spill out. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the paratha, using ¼ tsp oil, till it turns golden brown in colour from both the sides. Repeat steps 2 to 5 to make 9 more parathas. Serve immediately.

Aliv or garden cress seed is a real treasure-trove of nutrients, and a must have in every kitchen. This little-known Indian food is one of the best vegetarian sources of ironfibre and calcium and is worth including in the diet, whether as a powder or in seed form. This delicious halim vegetable paratha is a great way to start off.

With a scrumptious stuffing of paneer and coloured capsicum, it is nothing short of a mouth-watering treat. Weight-watchersheart patients and diabeticscan benefit from the fibre from these healthy garden cress paneer parathas. They can also gain in appreciable quantities of vitamin C from coloured capsicum and build immunity and maintain skin health too.

Tips for aliv paratha. 1. Serve aliv paratha with curds for a calcium rich meal. See how to make dahi. 2. Serve healthy garden cress paneer paratha with lahsun ki chutney or healthy green chutney for an iron rich meal. 3. You can also serve halim paratha with mango pickle. 4. Always use a spatula and press down while cooking the paratha. This must be done all over the aliv paratha as we want all sides cooked evenly.

Is Aliv Paratha healthy? 

Yes, but conditions apply.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Garden Cress Seeds (Halim) Garden cress seeds overcome anaemia. A tbsp. of these seeds offer 12 mg of iron. Being rich in iron and a galactagogue (a food which enhances breast milk production), it’s beneficial for lactating moms for enhancing breast milk production. Its high protein content helps to satiate you and build muscle mass too. Garden cress seeds are a good cure to constipation. The fiber from the seeds when had with water helps to bind the stools and aids in its east movement through the digestive tract. See detailed benefits of garden cress seeds

Paneer + Low Fat PaneerPaneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetesPotassium in paneer helps to reduce the effect of high sodium, by lowering blood pressure and contraction of blood vessels, resulting in improved heart health and reduced risk of heart attack. Low fat paneer is has all the same nutrients as full-fat paneer, but it is minus the fat. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on benefits of paneer.

Capsicum (Bell Peppers, red, green and yellow capsicum) : Rich in vitamin Ccapsicum protects and maintains the lining of the heart. Low glycemic index (40) colourful capsicum are immune boosters. Colourful capsicums (red, green and yellow capsicum) are not only visually appealing but also good for your eyes too, as they contain antioxidant Lutein, which protects the eye from cataracts and degeneration of the eye. Capsicum is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells in the bone marrow. See detailed benefits of capsicum

Spring Onions : The sulfur compounds in spring onions are known to keep blood pressure under check. Here the sulfur compounds and antioxidant quercetin together help to keep blood sugar levels under control by increasing the production of insulin making it good for DiabeticsSpring onions have also been identified to lower cholesterol levels in the body. The vitamin C also puts you at less risk of heart disease. Being very low in calories and fat and encompassing a basketful of nutrients, they are looked upon as a weight loss vegetable too. See detailed benefits of spring onions

Coriander (kothmir, dhania) : Coriander is a fresh herb often used as a flavour enhancer in Indian cooking. It is mainly used as a garnish. This is the best way to use it - no cooking. This preserves its vitamin C content which helps to build our immunity and bring that sparkle to the skin. 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 nutrients 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. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Aliv Paratha, Halim Vegetable Paratha?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Garden cress seeds overcome anaemia. A tbsp. of these seeds offer 12 mg of iron. Being rich in iron and a galactagogue (a food which enhances breast milk production), it’s beneficial for lactating moms for enhancing breast milk production. Its high protein content helps to satiate you and build muscle mass too. Garden cress seeds are a good cure to constipation.

Can healthy individuals have Aliv Paratha, Halim Vegetable Paratha?


Aliv Paratha, Halim Vegetable Paratha is rich in below macronutrients, vitamins and minerals given in descending order (highest to lowest). 

Aliv Paratha, Halim Vegetable Paratha serving size is 2 parathas. 

  1. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds. Have citrus fruits, lemons, vegetables ( capsicum, broccoli, cabbage). Not all of the vitamin C is lost when vegetables are cooked. Some studies have shown that up to 50% of the vitamin C can be retained, depending on the cooking method and the vegetable. Cook vegetables quickly. The longer vegetables are cooked, the more vitamin C they will lose. 106% of RDA.
  2. Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. Indian Foods rich in B1 are Flax seeds (alsi), Sunflower seeds, Sesame seeds, Garden cress seeds (halim), Capsicum, Wheat flour, Chana dal, moong, walnuts, masoor dal, brown rice, jowar, bajra. 40% of RDA.
  3. Phosphorus : Phosphorus rich Indian foods works closely with calcium to build bones. Phosphorus rich Indian foods like dairy products ( milk, paneer, curd), nuts, seeds, jowar, bajra, moong, matki, oats, ragi, wheat flour etc. 40% of RDA.
  4. Iron Iron is essential in the chemical reactions that produce energy from foods. Eat more greens and garden cress seeds to prevent you from being anaemic. Here are the top 7 sources of iron rich foods.  24% of RDA. 
  5. Fiber : Dietary fiber reduces the risk of heart disease, prevents the spike in blood sugar levels and hence super for diabetics. Consume more fruits, vegetables, moong, oats, matki, whole grains. 20% of RDA.

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 96 calories that come from one Aliv Nutri Paratha?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         29  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          10  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         13  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         16  mins

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

Value per paratha% Daily Values
Energy96 cal5%
Protein3.3 g6%
Carbohydrates12 g4%
Fiber2.4 g10%
Fat4.1 g6%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A266.2 mcg6%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.9 mg8%
Vitamin C21.4 mg54%
Vitamin E0.2 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)7.6 mcg4%
Calcium56.6 mg9%
Iron2.6 mg12%
Magnesium28.2 mg8%
Phosphorus117.7 mg20%
Sodium5.7 mg0%
Potassium78.8 mg2%
Zinc0.3 mg3%
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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