Nutritional Facts of Bajra Kanji, Calories in Bajra Kanji

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Bajra Kanji have?

One serving (100 grams) of Bajra Kanji gives 28 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 13 calories, proteins account for 4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 18 calories. serving of Bajra Kanji provides about 1.4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Bajra Kanji recipe serves 6 with 100 grams per serving. 

38 calories for 1 serving of Bajra Kanji. Cholesterol 4.6 mg, Carbohydrates 3.5g, Protein 1.2g, Fat 2.1g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Raabdi with Bajra Roti.

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Traditional Bajra kanji that has its origin from Rajasthan, it is savoured as a soul-warming breakfast. With the goodness of bajra flour and curd this recipe is wholesome and most recommended for people having fluid restrictions. 

Rajasthani cuisine amazes us by its simple yet mouthwatering foods. The bajra raabdi, a combination of curd and bajra flour, is cooked for a few minutes with minimal ingredients for flavouring. Yet, the bajra kanji tastes so fabulous.

 Bajra also abounds in fiber and thus it is a suitable choice for diabetics. With a few basic ingredients from your pantry and a couple of minutes on hand, you can serve an Indian style savoury bajra porridge in no time.

With only 28 calories per serving of bajra kanji, this recipe works well for weight loss.

Pro tips to make bajra kanji: 1. Adjust the amount of water to your liking. If you want a thinner porridge, add more water. If you want a thicker porridge, add less water. 2. Whisk the mixture well to make it lump free. 3. Stir constantly to prevent the porridge from sticking to the bottom of the pan.

Is Bajra Kanji healthy?

Yes, this is healthy for some and restrictions for others. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Bajra flour Bajra flour is high in protein and is a complete protein for vegetarians when combined with dal. So as a Vegetarian, include bajra in your diet.  Bajra is a great option for those on a gluten free diet. Bajra is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance which is good for Diabetics but to be had in restricted quantiy and a healthy heart. See here for the detailed benefits of bajra flour

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. 

Ghee : Other than calories and fats, the only nutrients that ghee is rich in are the vitamins – all of which are fat-soluble. All the 3 vitamins (Vitamin AVitamin E and Vitamin K) are antioxidants which have a role in removing free radicals from the body and protecting our cell as well as help in maintaining skin health and glow. Ghee is an excellent, high-quality selection medium of cooking because of its high smoke point. As compared to most oils and butter, ghee can handle a smoke point of 230°C, 450°F, thus its less prone to oxidant and destruction of nutrients. Yes, ghee does contain cholesterol, but some amount of cholesterol is needed by the body. Cholesterol has some functions to play too. It is necessary for hormone production, brain function, cell health and lubricating the joints. It is, in reality, a high quality fat for the body and brain. Ghee is loaded with fats but that’s medium chain fatty acids (MCT) which aid in weight loss. Ghee is healthy for daibetics in small amounts. Learn to easily make your ghee at home which is free of preservatives. See benefits of ghee

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Bajra Kanji ?

Diabetics can have in very small amouts and full fat curds are used and bajra is high in glycemic index.

Good for heart patients but if obese, then skip this. 

Can healthy individuals have Bajra Kanji ?

Yes, this is healthy. 

How to burn 71 calories that come from one serving of Raabdi with Bajra Roti?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         21  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            7  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =           9  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         12  mins

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


Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy28 cal1%
Protein1 g2%
Carbohydrates3.5 g1%
Fiber0.5 g2%
Fat1 g2%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A54.4 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)1.8 mcg1%
Calcium26.7 mg4%
Iron0.3 mg1%
Magnesium8.2 mg2%
Phosphorus16.1 mg3%
Sodium73.4 mg4%
Potassium12.3 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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