How many calories does one Oats Rava Idli have?
One Oats Rava Idli gives 48 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 22 calories, proteins account for 6 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 19 calories. One Oats Rava Idli provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
See Oats Rava Idli recipe. Idlis are a breakfast favourite even outside South India. Fibre rich oats and rava combine to make delicious instant idlis that you can enjoy fresh off the steamer with sambhar and chutney.
Is Oats Rava Idli healthy?
No, it's not healthy. Made from oats, rava, curds and spices.
Let's understand the Ingredients.
Oats : Oats are a great source of protein for Vegetarians. It is rich in soluble fibre, which helps lower blood LDL cholesterol, the so-called "Bad" cholesterol. Whole Oats have an antioxidant called Avenanthramide (a polyphenol from oats) which helps lower blood pressure levels. Soluble fibre absorbs water and swells and to become gel like substance which helps in the absorption of nutrients like B Vitamins and minerals like Magnesium and Zinc which are key to a good heart. See here why oats are good for you?
Curd + Low fat 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.They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet.
What's the problem?
Rava (semolina, sooji) : What's good? Semolina is a fairly good source of Magnesium and phosphorus which is necessary to keep our nervous system healthy and working. What's the issue? Fibre is one key nutrient for weight loss and semolina is devoid of it. Semolina is not suitable for diabetics. For details read is sooji healthy?
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Oats Rava Idli ?
No, this is not that healthy due to the usage of rava.
Can healthy individuals have Oats Rava Idli?
Yes, you can have a few idlis but remember there is rava used.
What is a healthier option to Oats Rava Idli?
We suggest having dal and vegetable idli which is made from ZERO rice.
Dal and Vegetable Idli
How to burn 48 calories that come from Oats Rava Idli?
Walking (6 kmph) = 14 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 5 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 6 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 8 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.