Nutritional Facts of Gathiya Nu Shaak ( Gujarati Recipe), Calories in Gathiya Nu Shaak ( Gujarati Recipe)

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How many calories does one serving of Ganthia Nu Shaak have?

One serving ( 250 grams) of Ganthia Nu Shaak gives 406 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 122 calories, proteins account for 45 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 233 calories. One serving of Ganthia Nu Shaak provides about 20 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Ganthia Nu Shaak recipe makes 1000 grams, serves 4 with 250 grams per serving.

406 calories for 1 serving of Ganthia Nu Shaak ( Gujarati Recipe), Cholesterol 4 mg, Carbohydrates 30.7g, Protein 11.3g, Fat 25.9g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Ganthia Nu Shaak ( Gujarati Recipe).

See Ganthia nu shaak recipe | Kathiyawadi Gathiya Nu Shaak | Gujarati gathiya sabji | 

gathiya nu shaak gets ready in a jiffy and is ideal for those days when you need to cook in a hurry. Learn how to make gathiya nu shaak recipe | Kathiyawadi Gathiya Nu Shaak | Gujarati gathiya sabji |

Gujarati gathiya sabji is a traditional Kathiyawadi dish made using gathiya (thick besan sev). Kathiawar being a dry and arid region the availability of fresh vegetables remained limited and hence food preparations using sun-dried foods and farsan/snacks.

Gathiya nu shaak or Sev Bhaji whatever you like to call it, but it’s a very addictive dish and due to its quick and easy preparation it fits really well with working moms. Although this Kathiyawadi Gathiya Nu Shaak fits well into any Gujarati menu as the Gujaratis simply love ganthias!

 pro tips to make gathiya nu shaak: 1. Add gathiya in the gravy just before serving to avoid it from getting soggy. 2. Serve it immediately to enjoy its best flavors. 3. You can also add little jaggery in the shaak if you like. 4. You can also use tikha gathiya to make this recipe.

Is Ganthia Nu Shaak healthy?

No, as the recipe uses ganthiya which is deep fried.

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. 

Curd + Low fat Curds, hung curds :  Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice. Curd is one of the richest sources of proteincalcium and minerals. They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. Being low in sodium, it is safe to be eaten by individuals with high blood pressure. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Note that one cup curds gives half cup hung curds. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

What's the problem ?

Deep fried foods : This recipe is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. Your fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption. Also when you use the same oil again for deep frying then smoking point decreases which leads to the development of blue smoke which is not good for health. Processed food, Deep Fried Foods also increases inflammation in the body and shuts down the fat burning process. Most diseases from heart, to cardio vascular, diabetes, parkinsons, alzheimer, cancer and obesity result when the cells get inflamed and then they don't function correctly. Inflammation in the arteries can cause heart attacks. So your diet should contain foods that fight inflammation in the body. That's how your body gets healthier by eating the right stuff. NOTE. 5 gm per big puri (45 calories of unhealthy fat)  or samosa of oil is consumed on deep frying.  2.5 g per small one.

 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Ganthia Nu Shaak?

No. This recipe is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. Your fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption. Also when you use the same oil again for deep frying then smoking point decreases which leads to the development of blue smoke which is not good for health. Processed food, Deep Fried Foods also increases inflammation in the body and shuts down the fat burning process.

Can healthy individuals have Ganthia Nu Shaak?

No. 

 

What is a healthier sabzi or dal option ?

Here are some very healthy sabzis like paneer labadar dahi bhindi ki sabzi recipechana palakmushroom mutter masalamooli ki sabzi recipe and bhindi masala recipe

dahi bhindi recipe | healthy dahi bhindi recipe | Rajasthani dahi bhindi | okra with yogurt |

dahi bhindi recipe | healthy dahi bhindi recipe | Rajasthani dahi bhindi | okra with yogurt |

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy406 cal20%
Protein11.3 g21%
Carbohydrates30.6 g10%
Fiber7.6 g30%
Fat25.9 g39%
Cholesterol4 mg1%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A297 mcg6%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.3 mg30%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.2 mg10%
Vitamin C0.8 mg2%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)73.9 mcg37%
MINERALS
Calcium80.1 mg13%
Iron2.7 mg13%
Magnesium4.8 mg1%
Phosphorus32.5 mg5%
Sodium40.8 mg2%
Potassium376.8 mg8%
Zinc0.9 mg9%
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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