Nutritional Facts of Bhakhri Pizza ( Gluten Free Recipe), Calories in Bhakhri Pizza ( Gluten Free Recipe)

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How many calories does one bhakri pizza have?

One bhakri pizza gives 172 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 73.6 calories, proteins account for 26 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 75 calories.  One bhakri pizza provides about 9 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

172 calories for 1 pizza of Bhakhri Pizza (  Gluten Free Recipe), Cholesterol 13.5 mg, Carbohydrates 18.4g, Protein 6.5g, Fat 8.3g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Bhakhri Pizza (  Gluten Free Recipe)

See bhakhri pizza recipe | gluten free Indian pizza | healthy bhakri pizza on tava | baked bhakri pizzais a tongue tickling healthy Indian snack for gluten intolerant individuals. Learn how to make gluten free Indian pizza.


Iron-rich jowar and bajra flours replace gluten rich maida in this gluten-free recipe, which are then topped with a traditional tomato-based sauce. Let your kids help to assemble the gluten free Indian pizza to add to their enjoyment.

We suggest you make your own pizza sauce instead of buying ready made sauce to be assured that all ingredients used are safe for gluten intolerance. This flavourful sauce of bhakhri pizza is not only easy to make, it is also packed with herb flavours to suit any palate.

Healthy bhakri pizza on tava, is suitable for is suitable for weight-watcherscancer survivors, heart patients, and even women with PCOS who are aiming to eat a healthy antioxidant rich diet as we substitute processed cheese with low fat paneer. For a healthier version, we suggest you avoid spreading the cheese and top it with blanched veggies like chopped broccoli and carrot which are perked up with salt and oregano or any herbs of your choice. Diabetics too can enjoy this cheese free pizza without sugar and tomato ketchup in the pizza sauce. 

Is bhakri pizza healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But some restrictions apply.

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 and healthy heart but to be had in restricted quantity and had with low fat curds or raita to minimise the carb impact. See here for the 18 benefits of bajra flour and why you should have it.

Jowar Flour : Jowar flour is a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin. Jowar and all Millets are rich in Potassium. Potassium is critical for those with High Blood Pressure as it lessens the impact of sodium. Hence a good safe food for diabetics but to be had in restricted quantity and safe  for those who want to live and eat healthy. Being high in Fibre, Jowar reduces bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases the effects of good cholesterol (HDL). See 17 benefits of jowar and why you should have it.

Tomatoes ( Cherry tomatoes, Yellow 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.  

Olive Oil, Extra Virgin Olive oil : Olive oil is a strong antioxidant and good for heart. Also its has anti inflammation properties. This is one of the healthiest oil you can opt for. It has around 77% of MUFA. Olive oil, especially the extra virgin olive oil, is unrefined oil in its natural state and free of chemicals. Moreover, olive oil also possess polyphenols – a type of antioxidant which protects body cells and maintains heart health as well. Popular in Mediterranean cooking, this oil works best for salad dressings or quick sautéing recipes. They cannot be used for prolonged cooking at high temperatures. Note that its a fat at the end of the day so don't consume too much. Read the super article of  which oil is the healthiest, avoid vegetable oil

What's the problem ?

Avoid using tomato ketchup in the recipe as it has lots of sugar in it. 

Use low fat paneer instead of processed cheese.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have bhakri pizza ?

Yes, this is a healthy recipe. The 2 flours are rich in fibre and support diabetic and heart.  Jowar is a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin. Jowar and all Millets are rich in Potassium.

Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart.

Avoid using tomato ketchup in the recipe as it has lots of sugar in it. 

Use low fat paneer instead of processed cheese.

Can healthy individuals have bhakri pizza? Is Jbhakri pizza good for weight loss ?

Yes! This is the way to eat. Perfect healthy recipe

bhakri pizza  are rich in below macronutrients, vitamins and minerals given in descending order (highest to lowest). 

  1. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds. Have citrus fruits, lemons, vegetables ( capsicum, broccoli, cabbage).  57% of RDA.
  2. Calcium rich recipes : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults. 26 % of RDA.
  3. Phosphorus Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones. 22% of RDA.
  4. Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 20 % of RDA.
  5. Folic Acid (Vitamin B9): Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy. Folic acid rich Indian foods (kabuli chana, chana dal, yellow moong dal, urad dal, tooval dal, til ) 15% of RDA.
  6. Protein : Protein is required for the managing the wear and tear of all cells of the body. Have protein rich Indian foods like paneer, curd, Greek yoghurt, tofu, almonds, sprouts, chana, rajma, chick peas, quinoa, buckwheat ). 12% of RDA.
Value per pizza% Daily Values
Energy172 cal9%
Protein6.5 g12%
Carbohydrates18.4 g6%
Fiber3.1 g12%
Fat8.3 g13%
Cholesterol13.5 mg3%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A347.1 mcg7%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.8 mg7%
Vitamin C22.9 mg57%
Vitamin E0.4 mg3%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)30.2 mcg15%
MINERALS
Calcium155.7 mg26%
Iron1.9 mg9%
Magnesium35.6 mg10%
Phosphorus133.9 mg22%
Sodium231.7 mg12%
Potassium168.4 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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