Nutritional Facts of Kulchas, Punjabi Whole Wheat Kulcha with Yeast, Calories in Kulchas, Punjabi Whole Wheat Kulcha with Yeast

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one whole wheat Kulcha have?

One  whole wheat Kulcha gives 87 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 59 calories, proteins account for 10 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 21 calories.  One  Kulcha provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Kulcha is one of the most popular breads in North India. Kulchas are made from plain flour while this whole wheat kulcha recipe uses whole wheat flour.

Is whole wheat Kulcha healthy for diabetics?

Yes, whole wheat kulchas are safe for Diabetics. We have made this recipe just for those who want to live a healthy lifestyle and that is why you have reached this page.

Let's understand the ingredients of whole wheat kulcha.

Whole Wheat flour : 1.5 cups of whole wheat flour is used. Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's 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. 

Butter : Although butter contains saturated fats, but these fats are heart healthy while the PUFA present in oils are unwanted fats which may cause health issues because of inflammation in the body and therefore should consumed in moderation. 
This recipe is good for diabetics as it contains whole wheat flour and small amounts of butter. So go ahead and have this kulcha with a healthy subzi.

Whole wheat kulcha is good for

1. Weight Loss
2. Diabetics
3. Heart Patients
4. Healthy Lifestyle

How to burn 87 calories that come from one Kulcha?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         26  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            9  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         12  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         15  mins

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

Value per kulcha% Daily Values
Energy87 cal4%
Protein2.5 g5%
Carbohydrates14.8 g5%
Fiber2.4 g10%
Fat2.3 g3%
Cholesterol4.2 mg1%
Vitamin A57.8 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.8 mg7%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0.2 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)7.1 mcg4%
Calcium15.7 mg3%
Iron1 mg5%
Magnesium26.3 mg8%
Phosphorus73.4 mg12%
Sodium16.9 mg1%
Potassium64.5 mg1%
Zinc0.4 mg4%
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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