Nutritional Facts of Batata Vada ( Gujarati Recipe), Calories in Batata Vada ( Gujarati Recipe)

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Batata Vada have?

One Batata Vada gives 156 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 61 calories, proteins account for 15 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 81 calories.  One Batata Vada provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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Batata vada is another gujarati dish that has broken all geographical and cultural barriers to become world-famous! nothing but crisp potato fritters encased in a gram flour batter, these are enjoyed occasionally by all… while some even go a step ahead and make it a part of their weekly or even daily routine! For such people who want to keep relishing batata vadas frequently, try cooking it on a tava instead of deep-frying without compromising on the taste.

Is Batata Vada healthy?

No, bata vada is not healthy. Made from potatoes, spices and a besan batter which is then deep fried. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

Potatoes (Aloo) : Being high in simple carbohydrates they will lead to weight gain and are not good for people with diabetes, heart problem and obesity. See full details on why potatoes are bad for you.  

Deep fried foods : This batata vada is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. You're fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption. Also when you use the same oil again for deep frying then smoking point decreases which leads to the development of blue smoke which is not good for health. It also increases inflammation in the body and shuts down the fat burning process.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have bata vada?

No, they cannot. Deep fried food does not work for anyone. Better to look for a healthier option.

Can healthy individuals have bata vada?

No, they cannot. Even thought the bata vada is only 156 calories, you have to be careful what you eat. Stay away from deep fried food. The fact you reached this page means you love your health. We also do at Tarladalal and don't mince words. Eat good quality food that has fibre, proteins in them.

3 healthy snack options for Bata Vada

We suggest you to try Zunka recipe, thalipeeth recipe or moong dal dhokla recipe which are extremely healthy. Eat healthy and stay healthy. You can check is zunka healthy , is thalipeeth healthy  and is moong dal healthy for complete details. 


How to burn 156 calories that come from Batata Vada?

Walking (6 kmph) = 47 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 16 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 21 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 27 mins

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

Value per vada% Daily Values
Energy156 cal8%
Protein3.7 g7%
Carbohydrates15.2 g5%
Fiber2.9 g12%
Fat9 g14%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A118.3 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.6 mg5%
Vitamin C4.5 mg11%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)27.7 mcg14%
Calcium13 mg2%
Iron1 mg5%
Magnesium27.3 mg8%
Phosphorus62.1 mg10%
Sodium14.2 mg1%
Potassium169.7 mg4%
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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