Nutritional Facts of Corn Dosa, Calories in Corn Dosa

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Corn Dosa have?

One Corn Dosa gives 146 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 76 calories, proteins account for 20 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 55 calories.  One Corn Dosa provides about 7 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

146 calories for 1 Corn Dosa, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 19g, Protein 5.1g, Fat 6.1g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Corn Dosa.

See Corn Dosa recipe instant corn dosa | no fermentation sweet corn dosa | with 16 amazing images

corn dosa is made from a batter of blended juicy sweet corn, small amount of besan which helps in binding, green chilli paste and coriander for flavour, salt and some water. The batter is cooked on a non stick pan with a little oil to make a scrumptious instant corn dosa that are of perfect colour and texture.

corn dosa is also called instant corn dosa as there is no fermentation required. So you can also call it no fermentation sweet corn dosa.

We made an innovative recipe which is different from the regular dosa. instant corn dosa is an innovative snack that can be had as a breakfast dosa or quick breakfast.

The sweet corn makes the corn dosa a bit on the sweet side which is then spiced with some green chilli paste and coriander. So have instant corn dosa with some green chutney.

Is Corn Dosa healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Besan : Besan has more good fat than whole wheat flour and also higher protein content. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. Besan is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells (WBC) in the bone marrow. See 10 detailed benefits of besan and why it's good for you. 

Coriander (kothmir, dhania) : The antioxidants vitamin Avitamin C and the quercetin present in coriander works towards strengthening our immune system. Coriander is a fairly good source of iron and folate – the 2 nutrient which help in the production and maintenance of red blood cells in our blood. Good for reducing cholesterol and good for diabetics. Read 9 benefits of coriander to understand details. 

What's the problem?

Sweet Corn : The pros. Sweet corn in a rich in fibre. The high vitamin B3 – 2.61 mg / cup is known to reduce cholesterol levels in body and in turn promote heart healthSweet corn is good for pregnancy as high folate content and antioxidants - lutein is good for the foetus.The cons. the glycemic index of sweet corn is said to be between 55 to 58 and hence not suited for diabetics. Read the article is sweet corn healthy?

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Corn Dosa ?

Yes, this recipe is good for heart. Sweet corn in a rich in fibre. The high vitamin B3 – 2.61 mg / cup is known to reduce cholesterol levels in body and in turn promote heart health.  the glycemic index of sweet corn is said to be between 55 to 58 and hence not suited for diabetics and best to restrict the usage. Though sweet corn is a good source of fiber, low in fat and helps control appetite, considering that it is a vegetable it has more calories than other fiber rich veggies, so restrict usage for weight loss.


What are the healthier dosa recipes?

Opt for nachni dosaquinoa dosaoats dosa,  4 Flour Dosa recipespinach dosa  or buckwheat dosa which has ZERO rice used.

Healthy Oats Dosa

Healthy Oats Dosa

Serve it with a healthy sambar recipe or coconut chutney. Read which idlis and dosas are healthy?

Coconut Chutney

Coconut Chutney

Can healthy individuals have Corn Dosa ?


How to burn 146 calories that come from Corn Dosa?

Walking (6 kmph) = 44 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 15 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 19 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 25 mins


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

Value per dosa% Daily Values
Energy146 cal7%
Protein5.1 g9%
Carbohydrates19 g6%
Fiber3.7 g15%
Fat6.1 g9%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A178.5 mcg4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.5 mg4%
Vitamin C3.2 mg8%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)36.2 mcg18%
Calcium14.2 mg2%
Iron1.1 mg5%
Magnesium31.6 mg9%
Phosphorus80.9 mg13%
Sodium16.4 mg1%
Potassium190.6 mg4%
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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