Nutritional Facts of Garlic Rasam, South Indian Poondu Rasam, Calories in Garlic Rasam, South Indian Poondu Rasam

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Garlic Rasam have?

One serving of Garlic Rasam gives 67 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 24 calories, proteins account for 4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 41 calories.  One serving of Garlic Rasam provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Is Garlic Rasam healthy?

Yes, garlic rasam is healthy. Made from garlic, coconut oil, little chana dal and Indian spices.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

Garlic : Garlic has been proven to lower cholesterol. The active ingredient allicin present in garlic aids in lowering blood pressure. Garlic is also alleged to help regulate blood glucose levels for diabetics. Read here for complete benefits of garlic

Coconut Oil : This is a medium chain triglycerides (MCT’s).  Unlike other fats, they go directly from the gut to the liver. From here, they are then used as a source of energy or converted into ketones. As the calories in MCT’s are used straight away, they are less likely to be stored as fats in the body. MCT's have shown to improve your brain and memory function, they also give a boost to your energy levels and improve your endurance.

Imli (Tamarind) : Tamarind is good for heart due to the fibre present which has a cholesterol lowering effect. It is also good for diabetics. But too much tamarind is bad for health. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Garlic Rasam?

Yes, diabetics can have garlic rasam. Though this recipe does have fat, it's coconut oil which is healthy fat and used straight away, they are less likely to be stored as fats in the body.

Can healthy individuals have Garlic Rasam?

Yes, this recipe works well for healthy individuals. 

Garlic Rasam is good for

1. Healthy Lifestyle

2. Weight loss

3. Diabetics

4. Heart Patients

5. Weight Gain

6. Kids

How to burn 67 calories that come from one serving of Garlic Rasam?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         20  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            7  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =           9  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         11  mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy67 cal3%
Protein0.9 g2%
Carbohydrates6 g2%
Fiber0.6 g2%
Fat4.5 g7%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A43.6 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C0.3 mg1%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)5.5 mcg3%
Calcium6.5 mg1%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium4.9 mg1%
Phosphorus12.4 mg2%
Sodium4.4 mg0%
Potassium64.8 mg1%
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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