Nutritional Facts of Khus ka Sharbat, Calories in Khus ka Sharbat

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Cooking Method
No Cooking Veg Indian

How many calories does one small glass of Khus ka Sharbat have?

One small glass (170 grams) of Khus ka Sharbat  gives 55 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 54 calories, proteins account for 0 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 1 calories.  One glass of Khus ka Sharbat provides about 2.6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

55 calories for 1 serving of Khus ka Sharbat, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 14.3g, Protein 0.1g, Fat 0.1g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Khus ka Sharbat.

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khus ka sharbat recipe | khus ka summer drink | Mughlai khus ka sharbat is a cooling drink to beat the heat. Learn how to make khus ka summer drink.

To make khus ka sharbat, combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well. Pour equal quantities of the drink in 6 individual glasses. Serve immediately with ice cubes.

A brilliant green drink prepared with ingredients such as khus, kewra, lemon juice and falooda seeds provides a truly cooling experience. All you need to prepare in advance is falooda seeds. You can soak them and refrigerate them. The Mughlai khus ka sharbat can be assembled just before serving.

The lemon juice gives the drink the required tanginess and the falooda seeds provide just the right amount of substance in khus ka summer drink. The kewra water, on the other hand, adds to the flavour of this drink.

Tips for khus ka sharbat. 1. Buy the readymade khus syrup for this recipe. It is available in most supermarkets and grocery stores. 2. The syrup has the correct proportion of sugar, so there is no need to add extra sugar while making the drink. 3. Kewra water can be substituted with kewra essence, which is more concentrated. 4. If you wish, you can make the drink and chill. But then add the soaked falooda seeds. Soak the falooda seeds and refrigerate them too. Add them just before serving.

Is Khus ka Sharbat healthy?

No. As khus syrup has sugar in it. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good?

Falooda seeds, sabja: Falooda seeds are a good source of fibre. Thus they keep you full for long hours. The protein in it further helps boost metabolism and fat burning process. Both these together may aid in weight loss. The fibre in these tiny seeds also known for its digestive properties and can help in relief from constipation and bloating. Some research shows it can benefit in managing diabetes and heart disease too. They are a powerhouse of omega 3 fatty acids which may help reduce inflammation in the body and add glow to skin. They are also known to have a cooling effect in the body. However do not go overboard in eating these seeds as they may cause diarrhoea or abdomen discomfort. Pregnant women are advised to steer off these seeds.


Benefits of Khus syrup : The essential oil of khus is extracted from the roots of the khus grass. Since the oil extracted is overpoweringly strong, it has to be diluted before being used as a flavouring agent. It is rich in Vitamin A,B and known to have a cooling effect during hot Indian summer months. However some brands of khus syrup add sugar to it. 

Sugar  (castor sugar ): Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage. 


Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy55 cal3%
Protein0.1 g0%
Carbohydrates14.2 g5%
Fiber0.2 g1%
Fat0.1 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A0 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0 mg0%
Vitamin C3.9 mg10%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.8 mcg0%
Calcium7 mg1%
Iron0 mg0%
Magnesium1.9 mg1%
Phosphorus1 mg0%
Sodium0.2 mg0%
Potassium27 mg1%
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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