Nutritional Facts of Baked Methi Muthias, Calories in Baked Methi Muthias

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does 1 Baked Methi Muthias have?

One Baked Methi Muthias gives 30 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 20 calories, proteins account for 5 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 5 calories.  One Baked Methi Muthias provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Baked Methi Muthias recipe. Traditionally muthias are either steamed or fried, but I have baked them here with just a teaspoon of oil and ended up with splendid results. A tasty way to get a light baked snack on the table with minimal effort. Fenugreek (methi) leaves used enriches this recipe with vitamin A, iron and calcium.

Is Baked Methi Muthias healthy?

Yes, this is a healthy snack. Made from methi, besan, whole wheat flour and spices. 

Let's understand the ingredients.

What's good.

Methi (fenugreek leaves) : Methi leaves are low in caloriepowerful antioxidant and cures mouth ulcers. Fenugreek leaves help in improving glucose and insulin responses, hence good for diabetics. The levels of cholesterol also reduced with intakes of fenugreek leaves. Rich in Vitamin K which is good for bone metabolism. See all benefits of methi leaves here. Beetroot : Beetroot is low in calorie, storehouse of antioxidants which help fight free radicals. It also aids in detoxification, and helps lower bad cholesterol (LDL) levels.

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 WBC’s in the bone marrow. See detailed benefits of besan and why it's good for you. 

Whole Wheat flour : Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food.  Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bones. Vitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially increase red blood cells. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Baked Methi Muthias ?

Yes, this is a healthy snack suitable for all. Muthias are baked instead of deep frying them and very little oil is used. Fenugreek leaves help in improving glucose and insulin responses, hence good for diabetics

Can healthy individuals have Baked Methi Muthias?

Yes, this is part of the healthy recipes we want you to have in clean living. 

What is a healthy accompaniment to Baked Methi Muthias

Have this with nutritious green chutney recipe which has ZERO sugar used in it made with mint leaves, onions and coriander. 

Nutritious Green Chutney
Nutritious Green Chutney

Baked Methi Muthias is good for

1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle

2. Weight Loss

3. Diabetic Snacks

4. Healthy Heart Snacks

5. Pregnancy snacks

6. Kids snacks

7. Senior citizens easy to chew

8. Low cholesterol snacks

How to burn 30 calories that come from one Baked Methi Muthias?

Walking (6 kmph)     =           9  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            3  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =           4  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =           5  mins

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

Value per muthia% Daily Values
Energy30 cal2%
Protein1.3 g2%
Carbohydrates5 g2%
Fiber1.2 g5%
Fat0.6 g1%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A62.1 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C1.6 mg4%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)6.4 mcg3%
Calcium13.5 mg2%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium11.3 mg3%
Phosphorus24.7 mg4%
Sodium5 mg0%
Potassium39.4 mg1%
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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