Nutritional Facts of Bread Bhurji, Calories in Bread Bhurji

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Bread Bhurji have?

One Bread Bhurji gives 235 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 144 calories, proteins account for 30 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 61 calories.  One Bread Bhurji provides about 11.7 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Bread Bhurji recipe serves 2.

235 calories for 1 serving of Bread Bhurji, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 36g, Protein 7.5g, Fat 6.8g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Bread Bhurji.

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To make bread bhurji, in a bowl, combine the curds, turmeric powder and salt with 2 tablespoons of water and mix well. Add the cubes of bread and mix well till the bread is coated with the curd mixture. Heat the oil in a non-stick pan and add the cumin seeds. When they crackle, add the green chillies, curry leaves and ginger and sauté for a few seconds. Add the onion slices and sauté till they are lightly browned. Add the bread mixture and sauté over low heat, stirring occasionally till the bread browns lightly. Serve the bread bhurji hot garnished with the coriander.

Have some leftover bread? Try this Indian veg bread bhurji without egg. Ready in a jiffy, it has a perfect blend of spices which lends it a notable aroma. In this recipe, we have made a blend of curd, turmeric powder and salt and then added bread to it, so it absorbs the flavours well.

Well, a few varieties of bread are available in the market, but when you have time on hand you can bake one at home. You can make your choice between white bread and whole wheat bread or even opt for multigrain bread. Prefer to use these homemade breads within a day or 2 to enjoy their freshness.

If you want your bread to be slightly crispy, then toast the bread pieces as shown below. This crispy bread bhurji too has to be served immediately on making like its non-toasted version. To enjoy a spicy version of this snack, you can add little chilli powder along with turmeric powder.

Tips for bread bhurji. 1. If you don't like your bhurji a little soggy, then cook bread on both sides on a tava till brown and a bit crisp. 2. Instead of whole wheat bread you can also use multigrain bread, brown bread or in a hurry then plain bread. 3. If you are healthy, then you substitute low fat curds with regular homemade curd. 4. Cut your whole wheat bread into square shape as they are much easier to eat when in uniform pieces. Retain the crust of the bread.

Is Bread Bhurji healthy?

Yes and No.

What's good ?

Whole Wheat flour (gehun ka atta) used to make bread  : 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 bonesVitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially increase red blood cells. See detailed 11 benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

Curd + Low fat Curds, hung 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. Curd is one of the richest sources of proteincalcium and minerals. They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. Being low in sodium, it is safe to be eaten by individuals with high blood pressure. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Note that one cup curds gives half cup hung curds. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

Onions (pyaz, kanda) :  Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin in Onions promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions

Can Diabetics, Heart patients and overweight individuals have Bread Bhurji?

Yes, but limited quantity.


Can healthy individuals have Bread Bhurji?


Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy235 cal12%
Protein7.5 g14%
Carbohydrates36 g12%
Fiber0.9 g4%
Fat6.8 g10%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A219.3 mcg5%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0 mg0%
Vitamin C0.9 mg2%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)17.1 mcg9%
Calcium100.8 mg17%
Iron2.3 mg11%
Magnesium9.4 mg3%
Phosphorus16.5 mg3%
Sodium34.6 mg2%
Potassium156 mg3%
Zinc1.1 mg11%
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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