Nutritional Facts of Ginger Chutney, Calories in Ginger Chutney

by Tarla Dalal
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Cooking Method
Saute

How many calories does one tablespoon of Ginger Chutney have?

One tablespoon of Ginger Chutney gives 41 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 20 calories, proteins account for 1 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 20 calories. One tablespoon of Ginger Chutney provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Ginger Chutney recipe makes 10 tablespoons.

41 calories for 1 tbsp of Ginger Chutney, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 5.2g, Protein 0.2g, Fat 2.2g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Ginger Chutney.

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ginger chutney is a popular Andhra Chutney also known as allam chuntey. 

ginger chutney goes well with South Indian food like idlis, dosa, uttapam and vadas. allam chuntey is a popular accompaniment to South Indian food.

Has the appearance and aroma of a chutney ever tempted you to dip your finger into the bowl and lick it? Well, this ginger chutney is sure to trigger such passion in you! The pungent notes of ginger combined with garlic, red chillies, tamarind, jaggery and spices, topped with a traditional tempering in coconut oil, make this tangy, sweet and sour chutney a lip-smacking treat, perfect for serving with idlis, dosas, and vadas. 

We have added urad dal and chana dal to enhance the taste of ginger chutney. Some people skip the dals and use peanuts instead. The choice is yours.

Tips for ginger chutney. 1. Serve ginger chutney with idli. 2. Instead of Kashmiri red chilli you can use byadgi dry red chillies also. It has same pungency and colour like Kashmiri chillies. 3. Tamarind and jaggery are added to the chutney to balance out the flavours.

Is Ginger Chutney healthy? 

Yes, ginger chutney is healthy. 

Let's understand the ingredients. 

What's good.

 Ginger (Adrak) : Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throatcold and cough. It aids digestion and relieves constipation. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol. Ginger significantly reduces symptoms of nausea in pregnant ladies. See here for 16 Super Health Benefits of Adrak, Ginger.

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. Garlic is great for the heart and circulatory system. Garlic has an antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal function and can help in relieving common cold and other viral infections. To boost your immune system, have a garlic clove a day. Garlic is a top anti-viral food. The thiosulphate compound, Allicin, found in garlic acts as a strong antioxidant and protects our body from damage of free radicals.  Read here for complete benefits of garlic

Coconut Oil : Use coconut oil instead of processed seed oils like soyabean oil, canola, sunflower oil, corn oil and other omega-6 rich oils should be used in very low amounts.  Coconut oil 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. 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.  The MCT in Coconut oil reduces the LDL cholesterol (bad cholesterol) while increasing the count of HDL cholesterol, maintaining normal blood pressure and good for diabetics. See detailed benefits of coconut oil

What's the problem ?

Jaggery (Gur) : When compared to sugar, which provides only empty calories, jaggery is considered to be a superior natural sweetener. Sugar is definitely one of the causes of many chronic diseases, but jaggery too needs to be consumed in moderate amounts. What you would consume is just about a tbsp (18 g) or a tsp (6 g). While those with heart diseases and weight loss can have a dessert made with this quantity of jaggery occasionally as an option to refined sugar, diabetics need to avoid this sweetener too as it can spike blood sugar levels instantly. Read is jaggery healthy for complete details.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Ginger Chutney ?

Yes, they can. But have it in limited quantity for diabetics. 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. Garlic is great for the heart and circulatory system. Garlic has an antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal function and can help in relieving common cold and other viral infections.

Can healthy individuals have Ginger Chutney ?

Yes.

Value per tbsp% Daily Values
Energy41 cal2%
Protein0.2 g0%
Carbohydrates5.2 g2%
Fiber0.1 g0%
Fat2.2 g3%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A20.3 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0 mg0%
Vitamin C0.1 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.6 mcg0%
MINERALS
Calcium5.1 mg1%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium0.5 mg0%
Phosphorus3 mg0%
Sodium0.8 mg0%
Potassium16.9 mg0%
Zinc0 mg0%
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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