Nutritional Facts of Luchi ( Bengali Puri), Calories in Luchi ( Bengali Puri)

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Cuisine
Orissa

Course
Puris

How many calories does one Luchi ( Bengali Puri) have?

One Luchi (20 grams)  ( Bengali Puri) gives 89 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 32 calories, proteins account for 4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 53 calories.  One Luchi ( Bengali Puri) provides about 4.5 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Luchi ( Bengali Puri) recipe makes 18 Luchis of 20 grams each.

89 calories for 1 luchi of Luchi ( Bengali Puri), Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 8g, Protein 1.2g, Fat 5.8g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Luchi ( Bengali Puri).

See luchi recipe | Bengali style luchi | Bengali puri | with 14 amazing images.

This Bengali style luchi is so soft and so yummy. Learn how to make luchi recipe | Bengali style luchi | Bengali puri |

A Bengali favourite, luchi is nothing but plain flour puris that taste great with Subzis / Curries. Bengali style luchi is white in colour and has a good amount of ghee or oil in them which makes it soft even after it cools.

A dollop of ghee or oil added to the dough makes the luchireally crisp and flaky. These white and fluffy puris are a real delicacy, which will be loved by your whole family.

Tips to make luchi: 1.Make sure to knead well to make a soft dough. 2. Instead of oil you can also roll the luchi using plain flour. 2. Make sure the oil should be hot enough while deep frying to make the fluffiest luchis.

Is Luchi ( Bengali Puri) healthy?

No. This is not healthy as the puris are deep fried.

What's the problem ?

Plain flour (maida) : This recipe uses plain flour or maida which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or use in very small quantities as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood sugar levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patientsThe 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.  Read is maida good for you to understand fully.

Deep fried foods : This recipe is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. Your fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption. Also when you use the same oil again for deep frying then smoking point decreases which leads to the development of blue smoke which is not good for health. Processed food, Deep Fried Foods also increases inflammation in the body and shuts down the fat burning process. Most diseases from heart, to cardio vascular, diabetes, parkinsons, alzheimer, cancer and obesity result when the cells get inflamed and then they don't function correctly. Inflammation in the arteries can cause heart attacks. So your diet should contain foods that fight inflammation in the body. That's how your body gets healthier by eating the right stuff. NOTE. 5 gm per big puri (45 calories of unhealthy fat)  or samosa of oil is consumed on deep frying.  2.5 g per small one.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Luchi ( Bengali Puri) ?

No. 

This recipe uses plain flour or maida which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or use in very small quantities as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood sugar levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patients.

This recipe is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. Your fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption. Also when you use the same oil again for deep frying then smoking point decreases which leads to the development of blue smoke which is not good for health. Processed food, Deep Fried Foods also increases inflammation in the body and shuts down the fat burning process.

What is a healthy puri option?

baked oats puri recipe | whole wheat oats puri | Indian baked oats puri for weight loss | with 27 amazing images.

Made using fibre-rich oats and whole wheat flour, the baked oats puri is flavoured with sesame seeds, garlic paste and kasuri methi too.

whole wheat oats puri is a simple recipe to make with ingredients available in most Indian kitchens. We make this healthy baked oats puri often in our house as the kids love it and I take it too office for a healthy snack. 

baked oats puri recipe | whole wheat oats puri | Indian baked oats puri for weight loss |

baked oats puri recipe | whole wheat oats puri | Indian baked oats puri for weight loss |

Value per luchi% Daily Values
Energy89 cal4%
Protein1.2 g2%
Carbohydrates8 g3%
Fiber0 g0%
Fat5.8 g9%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A53.7 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0 mcg0%
MINERALS
Calcium2.5 mg0%
Iron0.3 mg1%
Magnesium5.8 mg2%
Phosphorus13.1 mg2%
Sodium1 mg0%
Potassium14.1 mg0%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
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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