Nutritional Facts of Chola Methi Dhokla, Calories in Chola Methi Dhokla

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Chola Methi Dhokla have?

One  serving of Chola Methi Dhokla gives 186 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 124 calories, proteins account for 56 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 6 calories.  One serving of Chola Methi Dhokla provides about 9 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to see serving of Chola Methi Dhokla Calorie. A wholesome and tasty snack, which can be served for breakfast too, the Chola Methi Dhokla is a real gem from Indian cuisine.

It is healthy and filling, and has an awesome flavour thanks to the magic of fenugreek leaves.

At the same time, it is also quite easy to make, so it can be made quickly for breakfast if you make the batter the previous night itself and keep it ready.

Moreover, any dhokla with its soft texture and pleasant taste is sure to be loved by the whole family, right from children to elders, so you will not have trouble at the table!

So, go ahead and try the Chola Methi Dhokla right away, and also try other dhoklas like the Khatta Dhokla or Moong Dal Dhokla.

Khatta Dhokla

Khatta Dhokla

Is Chola Methi Dhokla healthy?

Yes, Chola Methi dhokla is good and healthy. Made from Chola Dal and Fenugreek.

Let's understand the ingredients of Chola Methi Dhokla.

What's the good in Chola Methi Dhokla

Chola Dal : These are split black eye beans, creamy white in color and have a black mark on their inner curve. Chola dal is an excellent source of potassium, rich in the best sort of fiber - soluble fiber - which helps to eliminate cholesterol from the body. They are a good source of folate, potassium, copper, phosphorous and manganese. It is certainly a high quality protein.

Methi leaves (fenugreek leaves) : Methi leaves are low in caloriepowerful antioxidant and cures mouth ulcers. Fenugreek leaves help in improving glucose and insulin responses, hence good for diabetics. The levels of cholesterol also reduced with intakes of fenugreek leaves. Rich in Vitamin K which is good for bone metabolism. They are good source of iron which is important for pregnant women as well as other individuals. Iron is a part of hemoglobin in the blood. A deficiency of iron may cause anaemia and that may decrease your work ability and make you fatigue easily. See all benefits of methi leaves here.

Green Chillies : Antioxidant vitamin C in green chillies protects the body from effects of harmful free radicals and prevents stress. It is probably the high fiber which helps in controlling blood sugar levels. This it is a welcome addition to a diabetic diet. Suffering from anaemia? Add green chillies to your list of iron rich foods too. For complete details see benefits of green chilli.

Note : 1 cup = 200 ml (standard cup available in the market). The weight in grams varies for each ingredient.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Chola Dal Dhokla?

Yes, they can. Being high in fibre is always good for diabetes and cardiac patients. Chola Dal is heart and diabetes friendly. Fenugreek leaves help in improving glucose and insulin responses, hence good for diabetics. The levels of cholesterol also reduced with intakes of fenugreek leaves. Rich in Vitamin K which is good for bone metabolism.

Can healthy individuals have Chola Dal Dhokla?

Yes, They can have it. its super healthy. Enjoy them.

What to serve Chola Dal Dhokla with?

Have this with nutritious green chutney recipe which has ZERO sugar used in it made with mint leaves, onions and coriander, lehsun ka chutneygreen garlic chutney or green chutney recipe.  Coconut based options are healthy coconut chutney made from coconut and coriander and coconut coriander green chutney for idlis dosa uttapam vada.

Healthy Green Chutney

Healthy Green Chutney

Here are some other Healthy Indian snack options.

You can have Baked Samosa with mixed sproutsMatarsutir Kachori,  Oats Moong Dal TikkiBaked methi muthia recipe,  Zunka recipemoong dal dhokla recipe bajra carrot onion uttapam recipe , baked palak jowar murukkumini jowar pancakesoats upmabaked sev , baked whole wheat purispaneer pudina tikki or buckwheat pancake as one healthy recipe option which is a healthier option to have as this has ZERO rice. 

Moong Dal Dhokla

Moong Dal Dhokla

Chola Methi Dhokla is good for

1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle

2. Low Calorie Snack

3. Diabetic Snacks

4. Healthy Heart Snacks

5. Pregnancy snacks

6. Kids snacks

7. Low Acidity breakfast

8. Low Blood pressure snacks

How to burn 186 calories that come from one serving of Chola Methi Dhokla?

Walking (6 kmph)                       =     56      mins
Running (11 kmph)                    =      19      mins
Cycling (30 kmph)                     =     25      mins
Swimming (2 kmph)                  =      32      mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy186 cal9%
Protein13.9 g25%
Carbohydrates31 g10%
Fiber9.4 g38%
Fat0.6 g1%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A88.7 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.3 mg30%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.8 mg7%
Vitamin C1.8 mg4%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)75.8 mcg38%
Calcium57.7 mg10%
Iron5 mg24%
Magnesium122.4 mg35%
Phosphorus236 mg39%
Sodium15.9 mg1%
Potassium645.8 mg14%
Zinc2.6 mg26%
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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