Nutritional Facts of Barley Khichdi, Calories in Barley Khichdi

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving for Barley Khichdi have?

One serving of Barley Khichdi gives 110 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 71 calories, proteins account for 14 calorie and remaining calories come from fat which is 27 calories.  One serving of Barley Khichdi provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Barley Khichdi recipe.

Is Barley Khichdi healthy?

Yes,  Barley  Khichdi is healthy. Made from barley, onions, tomatoes, capsicum, zucchini, broccoli, olive oil, green chillies and coriander. 

What's good.

Barley (Jao) Barley is diabetic and pregnancy friendly. A high fiber diet for years has been paired with reduced risk of heart disease. The fiber (2.73 g) from barley helps reduce blood cholesterol levels. Additionally folate, potassium and magnesium also work together to support a healthy heart The B vitamins (thiamineriboflavin and niacin) along with magnesium and potassium have been identified in supporting nerve health and lowering high blood pressure. See here for detailed benefits of barley

Tomatoes : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Tomatoes are a Pregnant women's friend and are rich in Folate or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes.   

Onions : Yes, its a great antioxidant. The phytochemical present in onions along with their Vitamin C help boost your immunity. The chromium in onions help regulate your blood pressure. The sulphur in the onion which brings you tears is actually good for your eyes. Raw onions keep your heart healthy and see here for total benefits of onions

Broccoli : Broccoli is loaded with beta-carotene which converts to Vitamin A once it is inside the body. Vitamin A plays a critical role in maintaining healthy vision. It is a good source of Vitamin C which boosts the immune system and fights off cancersheart disease and protects the body from free radical damage. Broccoli is a good source of folate and good for pregnant women. See here for 13 amazing benefits of broccoli

Capsicum (Bell Peppers) : Rich in vitamin C, capsicum protect and maintain the lining of the heart. Colourful capsicums 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 WBC’s in the bone marrow. See detailed benefits of capsicum


Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Barley Khichdi ?

Yes, this Khichdi is very healthy. In fact highly recommended to diabetics and heart patients.
Can healthy individuals have Barley Khichdi?

Yes, this is what you call a very healthy Khichdi. The fat used is olive oil which again is perfect. 

Barley Khichdi is good for

1. Healthy Lifestyle

2. Weight Loss

Barley Khichdi is high in

1. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 
2. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.
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 110 calories that come from one serving of Barley Khichdi?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         33  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          11  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         15  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         19  mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy110 cal6%
Protein3.5 g6%
Carbohydrates17.7 g6%
Fiber2.5 g10%
Fat3 g5%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A622.8 mcg13%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.4 mg40%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.3 mg11%
Vitamin C83.6 mg209%
Vitamin E0.3 mg2%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)25 mcg12%
Calcium38.5 mg6%
Iron0.9 mg4%
Magnesium17.3 mg5%
Phosphorus77.4 mg13%
Sodium9.6 mg1%
Potassium244 mg5%
Zinc0.4 mg4%
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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