Nutritional Facts of Methi Na Dhebra ( Gujarati Recipe), Calories in Methi Na Dhebra ( Gujarati Recipe)

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How many calories does one Methi Na Dhebra have?

One Methi Na Dhebra gives 39 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 20 calories, proteins account for 4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 15 calories.  One Methi Na Dhebra provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Methi Na Dhebra is a popular Gujarati snack.

Is Methi Na Dhebra healthy?

Yes, these dhebras are very healthy. Made from methi, jowar, bajra, besan, curd and Indian spices. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

Besan : Besan has more good fat than whole wheat flour and also more protein content. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. See detailed benefits of besan and why it's good for you. 
Jowar Flour : Jowar is a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin. Hence a good safe food for diabetics and also for those who want to live and eat healthy. See detailed benefits of jowar
Bajra flour : Bajra flour is high in protein and is a complete protein for vegetarians when combined with dal. So as a Vegetarian, include bajra in your diet.  Bajra is a great option for those on a gluten free diet. See here for the detailed benefits of bajra flour

Is Methi Na Dhebra safe for diabetics, heart and overweight individuals?

Yes, this is safe for all to eat. Each of the 3 flours are healthy.

Is Methi Na Dhebra safe for healthy individuals?

Yes, this is safe for all to eat. Each of the 3 flours (jowar, bajra and besan) are healthy.

What to have with Methi Na Dhebra?

A healthy accompaniment is homemade curd or low fat curd.

Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt Using Cow's Milk
Basic Homemade Curd, Dahi Or Yogurt Using Cow's Milk

Methi Na Dhebra is good for

1. Healthy Lifestyle
2. Healthy weight gain
3. Diabetics
4. Cardiac patients
5. Kids
6. Weight loss

How to burn 39 calories that come from Methi Na Dhebra?

Walking (6 kmph) = 12 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 4 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 5 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 7 mins

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


Value per mini dhebra% Daily Values
Energy39 cal2%
Protein1 g2%
Carbohydrates5 g2%
Fiber0.9 g4%
Fat1.7 g3%
Cholesterol0.2 mg0%
Vitamin A54.3 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C0.8 mg2%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)3.6 mcg2%
Calcium11.4 mg2%
Iron0.5 mg2%
Magnesium11 mg3%
Phosphorus21.3 mg4%
Sodium2.5 mg0%
Potassium23.5 mg0%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
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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