Nutritional Facts of Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas, Calories in Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas have?

One Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas gives 287 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 126 calories, proteins account for 25 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 136 calories.  One Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas provides about 14 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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aloo methi tofu paratha recipe | Indian style tofu methi paratha | whole wheat methi and tofu paratha is a protein filled variation to stuffed Punjabi style aloo methi paratha. Learn how to make Indian style tofu methi paratha.

To make aloo methi tofu paratha, first make the dough. For stuffing, heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds. When the seeds crackle, add the fenugreek leaves and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes. Add the ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder, chaat masala and salt and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds. Add the potatoes and tofu, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally. Cool the stuffing slightly and divide it into 4 equal portions. Roll each portion in to a ball. Keep aside.

Then to make Indian style tofu methi paratha, roll out one portion of the dough into a 100 mm. (4") diameter circle using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Place one portion of the aloo methi tofu stuffing in the centre of the circle, bring together all the sides in the centre and seal tightly. Roll out again into a 150 mm. (6") diameter circle, using a little whole wheat flour for rolling. Heat a non-stick tava (griddle) and cook the aloo methi parathas, using 1 tsp of oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides. Repeat steps 1 to 4 to make 3 more parathas. Serve aloo methi tofu parathas hot with fresh curds or pickle.

Aloo and methi are made-for-each-other, irrespective of the form in which they are cooked. With tofu, they become even more enticing! Although fenugreek makes an ideal combination to make Indian style tofu methi paratha, you can also replace it with other greens like palak for a change.

While the veggies are the highlight of the stuffing, common but effective ingredients such as ginger-green chilli paste, turmeric powder, coriander powder and chaat masala make the whole wheat methi and tofu paratha truly irresistible. Fresh curd and a pickle is all you need to square up a satiating meal.

Tips for aloo methi tofu paratha. 1. Tofu can be replaced with grated paneer. 2. Chaat masala can be substituted with amchur powder, anardana powder or lemon juice.

Is Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas healthy? 

The aloo methi tofu parathas has protein, but it is also high in fat. So if you are on a weight loss diet or a health consciuous, then you need to cut down on the oil used in tempering the stuffing and for cooking the paratha to make it suitable for you. 

How to burn 287 calories that come from Aloo Methi Tofu Parathas?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hour 26 mins 

Running (11 kmph) = 29 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 38 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 49 mins

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

Value per paratha% Daily Values
Energy287 cal14%
Protein6.8 g12%
Carbohydrates31.8 g11%
Fiber6.6 g26%
Fat15.4 g23%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A295.9 mcg6%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.7 mg14%
Vitamin C7.7 mg19%
Vitamin E0.3 mg2%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)20.9 mcg10%
Calcium46 mg8%
Iron2.2 mg10%
Magnesium54.7 mg16%
Phosphorus128.8 mg21%
Sodium14.4 mg1%
Potassium167.4 mg4%
Zinc0.9 mg9%
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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