Nutritional Facts of Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing, Calories in Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing

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How many calories does one serving of Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing have?

One serving of Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing gives 68 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 60 calories, proteins account for 8 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 3 calories.  One  serving of Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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The carrot cucumber and rajma Salad in mint dressing is a treat to your taste buds and eyes, in more ways than one. Not only is the vegetable salad with mint and lemon dressing beautiful to behold, it also provides excellent nourishment for your eyes and eye muscles. Learn how to make healthy Indian salad recipe for weight loss.


To make healthy Indian salad recipe for weight loss, you need to soak the rajma overnight and then drain it and cook it with little salt and water in a pressure cooker. Then combine these veggies like carrot, cucumber and spring onions and a dressing of lemon juice, mint leaves, salt and pepper powder. The salad is ready for serving.



Healthy weight loss vegetable salad is a light salad loaded with vitamin A from carrot and mint together with protein-rich rajma too. The Vitamin C from lemon juice is another highlight of this recipe which helps in building your immune system and enhancing your capacity to fight various diseases.


Rajma also abounds in calcium and potassium. While the calcium helps in bone strengthening, the potassium helps to balance the effect of excess sodium in the body. It also helps to maintain normal heartbeat. Thus this salad can be enjoyed by heart patients. Diabetic too can enjoy this vegetable salad with mint and lemon dressing, as there is no ingredient which is high on glycemic index scale. Instead the fiber in it is sure to help you manage your sugar levels better.

Is Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. Made from carrot, cucumber, rajma, spring onions, pudina and honey. 

Let's understand the ingredients in the recipe.

What's good.

Rajma : One cup of cooked kidney beans has 26.2% of your daily Magnesium requirements. Rajma is a complex carb and rich in Fibre which helps in Lowering Cholesterol levels. Rajma is rich in Potassium which is critical for those with High Blood Pressure as it lessens the impact of sodium. Eating rajma is good for diabetics due to high fiber in it. See here for 10 health benefits of rajma and why you should eat it.

Carrots : Carrots have the nutrient Beta Carotene which is a form of Vitamin A, helps prevent deterioration of the eye as one gets older and prevents night blindness. Carrot is great for the eyes.They relieve constipation, lower blood pressure, have fibre. Read the 11 super benefiits of carrots and why to include in your daily diet.

Cucumber (Kakdi) : With that high water content, cucumber act as a broom for our system to sweep out harmful toxins from our body. The sterols from cucumber aid in managing blood cholesterol levels well and is diabetic friendly. Low sodium and fair amounts of potassium will help to control blood pressure.  Cucumber forms a healthy snack as it's alkaline and a great acidity snack reliever. So you can have it as a snack at work. Better to have it peeled to remove the effects of pesticides. See detailed benefits of cucumber

Mint Leaves (Pudina) : Mint (pudina) being an anti-inflammatory reduces the inflammation in the stomach and shows a cleansing effect. Sipping on a healthy drink like fresh mint and lemon tea is the best option to overcome nausea for mums-to-be. Moreover it's vitamin A (10% of RDA) and vitamin C (20.25%) serve as an additional boost to bring relief from cough, sore throat and also cold. See here for detailed benefits of mint leaves

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing?

Yes, this is healthy. Rajma is good for all. Cut the honey in the dressing by a bit.

Can healthy individuals have Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing?

Yes, this is a healthy salad. Rajma has good fibre and keeps you full for long.

Rajma salad is good for

1. Weight Loss

2. Diabetics Salads

3. Healthy Heart Salads

4. Healthy Lifestyle

5. Lower blood pressure salads as rajma works to do that as its rich in potassium.

6. Pregnany Salads

7. Low cholesterol salads

8.  Kids high fibre food

Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing is high in

1.Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

2. Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones.

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 68 calories that come from one serving of Carrot Cucumber and Rajma Salad in Mint Dressing?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         20  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            7  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =           9  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         12  mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy47 cal2%
Protein2.1 g4%
Carbohydrates9.1 g3%
Fiber2.9 g12%
Fat0.3 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A660.4 mcg14%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C10.4 mg26%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)36.7 mcg18%
Calcium58.2 mg10%
Iron1.3 mg6%
Magnesium24.8 mg7%
Phosphorus203.7 mg34%
Sodium14.7 mg1%
Potassium175.5 mg4%
Zinc0.5 mg5%
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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