Nutritional Facts of Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli, Calories in Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli

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How many calories does one Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli have?

One  Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli gives 253 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 166 calories, proteins account for 23 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 63 calories.  One  Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli provides about 13 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli recipe.

Is Chana Dal and Cocunut Puranpoli healthy?

No, Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli is not healthy. Made from maida, chana dal, jaggery, cardamom and dry coconut.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Chana Dal : One cup of cooked Chana Dal provides 33% of your protein for the day. Chana dal is  heart and diabetic friendly, also rich in fiber. Chana dal has high amount of potassium and low amount of sodium which makes it very effective in regulating your blood pressure. Read this article on complete benefits of chana dal

What's the problem

Plain flour : This recipe uses plain flour or maida which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patients. Read is maida good for you to understand fully.

Jaggery (Gur) : When compared to sugar, which provides only empty calories, jaggery is considered to be a superior natural sweetener. Sugar is definitely one of the causes of many chronic diseases, but jaggery too needs to be consumed in moderate amounts. What you would consume is just about a tbsp (18 g) or a tsp (6 g). While those with heart diseases and weight loss can have a dessert made with this quantity of jaggery occasionally as an option to refined sugar, but diabetics need to avoid this sweetener too as it can spike blood sugar levels instantly. Read is jaggery healthy for complete details.  

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli ?

No, this recipe uses plain flour and lots of jaggery. So avoid it.
Can healthy individuals have Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli?
No, please have a look at the ingredietns and you will undestand the issues involved. We want you to understand the ingredients and what they can do to your body. Once you get that, healthy eating becomes automatic and then comes with that healthy living. All our recipes will have a reason on whether it's good or not. Read that. 

How to burn 253 calories that come from one Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hr 16 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 25 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 34 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 43 mins

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

Value per puranpoli% Daily Values
Energy253 cal13%
Protein5.7 g10%
Carbohydrates41.6 g14%
Fiber2.7 g11%
Fat7 g11%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A68.1 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.9 mg7%
Vitamin C0.3 mg1%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)24.9 mcg12%
Calcium36.5 mg6%
Iron2 mg10%
Magnesium31.6 mg9%
Phosphorus89 mg15%
Sodium13.9 mg1%
Potassium143.8 mg3%
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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