Nutritional Facts of Masala Corn Recipe, Corn Chaat, Calories in Masala Corn Recipe, Corn Chaat

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Masala Corn Recipe, Corn Chaat have?

One serving ( 160 grams) of  Masala Corn Recipe, Corn Chaat (30 grams) gives 185 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 124 calories, proteins account for 20 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 6 calories.  One serving of  Masala Corn Recipe, Corn Chaat  provides about 9.2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Masala Corn Recipe makes 2 servings of 160 grams each.

185 calories for 1 serving of Masala Corn Recipe, Corn Chaat, Cholesterol 15 mg, Carbohydrates 30.9g, Protein 5.1g, Fat 6.8g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Masala Corn Recipe, Corn Chaat.

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masala corn recipe is a quick corn chaat you can make. Learn how to make healthy spicy sweet corn chaat.

Kids love sweet and mild spiced snacks, and corn chaat is the best. Sweetness comes from sweet corn, spice from red chillies and tanginess from lemon juice. We love having masala corn as a side dish with some baked potatoes and sandwiches.

Um, Masala Corn, one of kids’ favourite roadside snacks! Interestingly, it can even be sent to school in their tiffin box because it remains nice and fresh for at least 4 hours. 

One might think that it will release water over time, but our experiments show that it is nice and tasty at lunch time. This version of Masala Corn is perked up with chaat masala, chilli powder and lemon juice to make it yummy. 

Sweet corn used in masala corn recipe  is rich in fibre. The high vitamin B3 – 2.61 mg / cup is known to reduce cholesterol levels in the body and in turn promote heart healthSweet corn is good for pregnancy as high folate content and antioxidants - lutein is good for the foetus.

Masala Corn Recipe, Corn Chaat is rich in Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Folic Acid, Vitamin B3, Fiber. 

You can also adjust the spiciness according to your kids’ taste, so they will enjoy it thoroughly. Also pack some Herbed Makhanas ( Tiffin Treats) in another tiffin for a perfect short break combo.

Is Masala Corn Recipe, Corn Chaat healthy?

Yes, this is healthy for some and not for others.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Sweet Corn : The pros. Sweet corn is rich in fibre. The high vitamin B3 – 2.61 mg / cup is known to reduce cholesterol levels in the body and in turn promote heart healthSweet corn is good for pregnancy as high folate content and antioxidants - lutein is good for the foetus. The cons. the glycemic index of sweet corn is said to be between 55 to 58 and hence not suited for diabetics and best to restrict the usage. Though sweet corn is a good source of fiber, low in fat and helps control appetite, considering that it is a vegetable it has more calories than other fiber rich veggies, so restrict usage for weight loss. So given a choice it is wise to opt for other veggies firstRead the article is sweet corn healthy?

Butter : Butter contains 80% fats and it comprises of many types of fatty acids. Butter has short chain fatty acids and medium chain fatty acids which are broken down and absorbed into the body directly and go straight to the liver and get converted to fuel to be used by the muscles. Due to this anti-inflammatory effect, it is said to have a positive effect in treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). Recent research shows that small amounts of butter has positive effects on heart health. So diabetics too can have a small quantity of butter and balance it with other types of fats they consume. A tbsp. of butter fulfils 8% of your day's requirement of vitamin A. This Vitamin A is a powerful antioxidant which is essential for glowing skin health and immune function. We suggest you read about butter the super food

Lemon, Lemon Juice : Lemon is a very good source of Vitamin C and thus helps in the production of  white blood cells and antibodies in the blood which attacks invading microorganisms, prevents infection and builds immunity. Therefore, Lemon juice is given to prevent common cold. The ascorbic acid in lemon juice helps in absorption of iron from the food. So if you’re iron deficient or have anaemia squeeze a lemon on iron rich recipes. See detailed benefits of lemon, lemon juice.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Masala Corn Recipe, Corn Chaat ?

No for diabetics and weight loss. the glycemic index of sweet corn is said to be between 55 to 58 and hence not suited for diabetics and best to restrict the usage. Though sweet corn is a good source of fiber, low in fat and helps control appetite, considering that it is a vegetable it has more calories than other fiber rich veggies, so restrict usage for weight loss.

Yes for those who are pregnant, heart patients. Just cut the butter usage by half.

 Sweet corn is rich in fibre. The high vitamin B3 – 2.61 mg / cup is known to reduce cholesterol levels in the body and in turn promote heart healthSweet corn is good for pregnancy as high folate content and antioxidants - lutein is good for the foetus.

Can healthy individuals have Masala Corn Recipe, Corn Chaat ?

Yes. 

Masala Corn Recipe, Corn Chaat is rich in below macronutrients, vitamins and minerals given in descending order (highest to lowest). 

  1. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds. Have citrus fruits, lemons, vegetables ( capsicum, broccoli, cabbage). 30% of RDA.
  2. Vitamin B1 (Thiamine) : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 30% of RDA.
  3. Folic Acid (Vitamin B9): Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy. Folic acid rich Indian foods (kabuli chana, chana dal, yellow moong dal, urad dal, tooval dal, til ) 24% of RDA.
  4. Vitamin B3, Niacin Rich Recipes : Vitamin B3 helps in brain functioning and mental health. Also healthy skin formation.  22% of RDA.
  5. Fiber : Dietary fiber reduces the risk of heart disease, prevents the spike in blood sugar levels and hence super for diabetics. Consume more fruits, vegetables, moong, oats, matki, whole grains. 18% of RDA.

 

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy185 cal9%
Protein5.1 g9%
Carbohydrates30.9 g10%
Fiber4.4 g18%
Fat6.8 g10%
Cholesterol15 mg4%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A287 mcg6%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.3 mg30%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.2 mg18%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)2.6 mg22%
Vitamin C12 mg30%
Vitamin E0.3 mg2%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)48 mcg24%
MINERALS
Calcium16.1 mg3%
Iron0.8 mg4%
Magnesium44.7 mg13%
Phosphorus30.2 mg5%
Sodium199.5 mg10%
Potassium457.9 mg10%
Zinc0.8 mg8%
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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