Nutritional Facts of Lifafa Paneer Paratha, Calories in Lifafa Paneer Paratha

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How many calories does one Lifafa Paneer Paratha have?

One Lifafa Paneer Paratha gives 329 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 133 calories, proteins account for 49 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 150 calories.  One Lifafa Paneer Paratha provides about 16.5 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Lifafa Paneer Paratha recipe makes 7 paratha.

329 calories for 1 Lifafa Paneer Paratha, Lifafa paratha is a soft paratha stuffed with paneer. Cholesterol 11.5 mg, Carbohydrates 33.3g, Protein 12.2g, Fat 16.7g. 

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Lifafa literally means envelope or pocket. Basically, a roti folded into a lifafa or pocket shape with filling inside. Palak Paneer Lifafa Paratha is a paratha which is of envelope shape and stuffed with flavorful palak paneer and cheese filling.

palak paneer lifafa paratha is very nutritious and wholesome. Filling seasoned with spices, palak, paneer and cheese, stuffed in the normal whole wheat roti dough sealed like an envelope and further cooked with butter till perfection.

Serve the lifafa paneer paratha immediately on preparation with your favourite chutney, sauce or simply curd. In this lifafa paratha, we can stuff any normal filling because it is just a fold which describes this paratha.

Is Lifafa Paneer Paratha healthy?

Lifafa paratha is a soft paratha stuffed with paneer. The usage of plain flour and milk makes this paratha soft. Since plain flour is used, this paratha is not healthy.

Let's understand the ingredients.

What's good.

Paneer : Paneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetes. Paneer contain omega 3 fatty acids that promotes heart health. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you?  

What's bad.

Plain flour : This recipe uses 2 cups of plain flour or maida which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabetics, heart patients. Read is maida good for you to understand fully.

What's a better option for Lifafa Paratha?

Instead of having a paratha made of plain flour, you should opt for rotis or parathas made from whole wheat flour, bajra flour or ragi flour. 


Value per paratha% Daily Values
Energy329 cal16%
Protein12.2 g22%
Carbohydrates33.3 g11%
Fiber2.6 g10%
Fat16.7 g25%
Cholesterol19.6 mg5%
Vitamin A1081.2 mcg23%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.4 mg12%
Vitamin C6.9 mg17%
Vitamin E0.6 mg4%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)22.6 mcg11%
Calcium261.4 mg44%
Iron1.9 mg9%
Magnesium46.2 mg13%
Phosphorus203.9 mg34%
Sodium189.9 mg10%
Potassium120.7 mg3%
Zinc0.6 mg6%
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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