Nutritional Facts of Chenna Malpua ( Rajasthani Recipe), Calories in Chenna Malpua ( Rajasthani Recipe)

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How many calories does one Chenna Malpua have?

One Chenna Malpua (60 grams) gives 371 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 132 calories, proteins account for 27 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 179 calories.  One Chenna Malpua provides about 19 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Chenna Malpua recipe makes 18 malpuas of 60 gms each.

371 calories for 1 chenna malpua of Chenna Malpua  ( Rajasthani Recipe), Cholesterol 24 mg, Carbohydrates 33.1g, Protein 6.7g, Fat 19.9g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Chenna Malpua  ( Rajasthani Recipe).

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Rajasthani chenna malpua is a delicious and sweet Indian dessert made from cottage cheese (chhena), sugar, and spices. It is a popular dish that is often served during festivals and special occasions.

This recipe is for a traditional Chenna Malpua, but you can also experiment with different flavors and toppings. For example, you could add cardamom, saffron, or rose water to the batter.

Chenna malpua is made with a batter of chenna (milk curds) and sugar, and is fried until golden brown. The malpuas are then soaked in a sweet syrup and garnished with nuts.

Tips to make chenna malpua: 1.You can use cow milk also to make the chenna at home. 2. Instead of making chenna you can use readymade paneer to make this chenna malpua. 3. Make sure the sugar syrup should be warm so the malpuas get evenly soaked. 4. You can shallow fry these malpuas in ghee also.

Is Chenna Malpua healthy?

No, cheena malpua is not healthy as there is lots of sugar in the recipe.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Milk and Low Fat Milk : 1 cup of milk provides 70% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of Calcium. Milk promotes strong bones. The Calcium in Milk helps to protect your teeth against gum disease and keeps your jaw bone strong and healthy. Milk is low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels. However diabetics must consider including low fat milk as advised by their dietitian only so as to avoid any fluctuations in blood sugar levels. Protein is another key nutrient which milk is rich in - 8.6 g from a cup. So all those looking to build protein stores can add milk and its products like curd and paneer to their diet. One cup of Milk gives 10 grams of carbs.  Low fat milk has lower fat and the same benefits of milk

Almonds (badam) Almonds are rich in B complex vitamins such as Vitamin B1, ThiamineVitamin B3, Niacin and Folate which plays an important role in the brain development. Almonds balances your cholesterol levels. almonds have a very low glycemic index and good for diabetics. See all 13 super health benefits of almonds

What's the problem?

Sugar : Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have  Chenna Malpua ?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process.

What is a healthier Indian dessert option ?

We suggest you try low fat gajjar halwa recipe which uses dates as a sweetener along with low fat milk.  Make oats and mixed nuts ladoo recipe which is sweetened by jaggery,  oats and dates kheer and anjeer and mixed nuts barfidates and nut coconut balls sweetened by dates and zero sugar used,  and healthy fig ice cream (not for diabetics).

Date and Nut Coconut Cocoa Balls

Date and Nut Coconut Cocoa Balls

Can healthy individuals have Chenna Malpua ?

No. There is too much sugar in the recipe. 

Chenna Malpua is high in

1. Calcium : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.

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 371 calories that come from one Chenna Malpua?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hr 51 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 37 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 49 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 1 hr 4 mins

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

Value per chenna malpua% Daily Values
Energy371 cal19%
Protein6.7 g12%
Carbohydrates33.1 g11%
Fiber0.3 g1%
Fat19.9 g30%
Cholesterol24 mg6%
Vitamin A330.1 mcg7%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.2 mg18%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.4 mg3%
Vitamin C4.4 mg11%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)14.1 mcg7%
Calcium323.4 mg54%
Iron0.5 mg2%
Magnesium32.3 mg9%
Phosphorus200.7 mg33%
Sodium28.8 mg2%
Potassium161.8 mg3%
Zinc0 mg0%
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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