Nutritional Facts of Date and Walnut Balls, Calories in Date and Walnut Balls

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Date and Walnut Balls have?

One Date and Walnut Balls gives 42 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 17 calories, proteins account for 3 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 23 calories. One Date and Walnut Balls provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See date walnut balls recipe khajur akhrot balls | 3 ingredient vegan date nut balls | sugar free date nut balls |



Thanks to sweet and sticky dates, this sweet requires no sugar, which means it is not too high on calories. On the other hand, this 3 ingredient vegan date nut balls tops the charts on nutritional aspects. Dates are rich in fibreantioxidants and natural sugar, while also being low in sodium, it can be enjoyed by those with high blood pressure too. 

To make date walnut balls, combine dates, walnuts and elaichi in a deep bowl and mix well till the mixture binds well like a dough. Divide the mixture into 8 portions and shape each portion into a round ball. Serve immediately or store refrigerated in an air-tight container and serve it within 3 to 4 days.

Ever yearned for a mithai that is fuss-free yet irresistibly tasty and comparatively healthy? Well, here is your wish come true. All it takes to make these khajur akhrot balls. Chop, mix and shape, yet it is so good. 



Walnuts, which are ably teamed with the dates in sugar free date nut balls, are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and arginine. These ensure proper blood flow to the heart and keep the heart’s lining healthy. These also help us fight inflammation. Those with heartailments can treat themselves with 1 to 2 of these balls occasionally. 

1 khajur akhrot ball at 42 calories would be a wise sweet treat to involve in as compared to a sugar laden Indian mithai. You can enjoy them in between meals or at the end of the meal to satisfy your sweet tooth. However, we do not recommend this sweet for diabetics. 

Tips for date walnut balls. 1. Buying seedless varieties of dates will reduce preparation time. 2. Buy walnuts which don’t look shrivelled. Fresh walnuts are a must, to enjoy its true flavours. 

Is Date and Walnut Balls healthy?

Yes, this is healthy.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

Dates (benefits of Khajur) : 1 cup of dates (90 gm) gives around 8.05 gm of fiber and will lower down the cholesterol level and will also aid in weight loss. A cup of dates contain 703 mg of potassium (14.95% of RDA) which helps in the regulation of blood pressure and also prevents formation of kidney stones. Dates have a low glycemic index from 43 to 55 depending on the variety, so they are a boon to diabetics to satisfy their sweet tooth. See details for 8 super benefits of dates

Walnuts (Akhrot) : Eating a handful of Walnuts a day is said to increase the good cholesterol (HDL). Walnuts are rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids which contain high amounts of DHA which improve thinking power in adults and excellent for brain health for kids. Being a good source of Folate, Vitamin B9, it’s good for pregnant women to top up their folic acid with eating a bit of walnuts daily.  As it's low in the Glycemic Index, and loaded with Fibre, it’s a good choice for Diabetics. See detailed  benefits of walnuts.

Benefits of Cardamom, Elaichi : Cardamom has essential oil which is known to be effective is killing bacteria. This antimicrobial power of cardamom helps in relieving some stomach problems like stomachache, cramps, flatulence etc. The sweet yet strong aroma of cardamom makes it perfect to control Halitosis (bad breath). The mineral manganese in cardamom may help in the lower blood sugar levels and good for diabetics. See detailed benefits of cardamom.

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

Can diabetics, heart patients and overweight individuals have Date and Walnut Balls?

Walnuts, which are ably teamed with the dates in sugar free date nut balls, are rich in omega 3 fatty acids and arginine. These ensure proper blood flow to the heart and keep the heart’s lining healthy. These also help us fight inflammation. Those with heartailments can treat themselves with 1 to 2 of these balls occasionally. 



1 khajur akhrot ball at 42 calories would be a wise sweet treat to involve in as compared to a sugar laden Indian mithai. You can enjoy them in between meals or at the end of the meal to satisfy your sweet tooth. However, we do not recommend this sweet for diabetics. 

Dates (Khajur) : 1 cup of dates (90 gm) gives around 8.05 gm of fiber and will lower down the cholesterol level and will also aid in weight loss. A cup of dates contain 703 mg of potassium (14.95% of RDA) which helps in the regulation of blood pressure and also prevents formation of kidney stones. Dates have a low glycemic index from 43 to 55 depending on the variety, so they are a boon to diabetics to satisfy their sweet tooth. See details for 8 super benefits of dates

Can healthy individuals have Date and Walnut Balls?

Yes

How to burn 42 calories that come from One Date and Walnut Balls?

Walking (6 kmph) = 13 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 4 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 6 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 7 mins

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

Value per ball% Daily Values
Energy42 cal2%
Protein0.7 g1%
Carbohydrates4.2 g1%
Fiber1 g4%
Fat2.5 g4%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A0.2 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0 mg0%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)3.9 mcg2%
MINERALS
Calcium6.2 mg1%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium12.7 mg4%
Phosphorus18.5 mg3%
Sodium0 mg0%
Potassium18 mg0%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
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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