Nutritional Facts of Aloo Palak Roti, Calories in Aloo Palak Roti

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Aloo Palak Roti have?

One Aloo Palak Roti gives 170 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 88 calories, proteins account for 18 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 67 calories.  One serving of Aloo Palak Roti provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Is Aloo Palak Roti healthy?

Aloo Palak consists of lots of good ingredients like, palak, whole wheat fllour and besan. So lets understands whats good.

1.  Whole Wheat flour : 2 cups of whole wheat flour is used for 12 rotis. Whole wheat rotis are excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

2. Besan : 1/2 cup besan used. Besan has more good fat than whole wheat flour and also more protein content. See detailed benefits of besan and why its good for you.

3. Palak : 1 cup palak is used. Spinach is a great source of iron and insoluble fibre and see here for full benefits of palak.  

But the problem with Aloo Palak Rotis is

Potatoes : This recipe uses one cup of boiled potatoes.  Being high in simple carbohydrates they will lead to weight gain and not good for people with diabetes, heart problems and obesity. See full details on why potatoes are bad for you.

So, Aloo Pakal roti gets a no from us. Not good for weight loss, diabetics, heart patients and those looking for a healthylife style. 


How to burn 170 calories that come from one Aloo Palak Roti?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         51  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          17  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         23  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         29  mins

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

Value per roti% Daily Values
Energy170 cal8%
Protein4.5 g8%
Carbohydrates22 g7%
Fiber4 g16%
Fat7.4 g11%
Cholesterol0.8 mg0%
Vitamin A391.7 mcg8%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.2 mg10%
Vitamin C3 mg8%
Vitamin E0.3 mg2%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)26.4 mcg13%
Calcium31.1 mg5%
Iron1.6 mg8%
Magnesium44.4 mg13%
Phosphorus110.3 mg18%
Sodium14.5 mg1%
Potassium152.6 mg3%
Zinc0.7 mg7%
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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