Nutritional Facts of Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancake, Calories in Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancake

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancake have?

One Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancake gives 56 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 22 calories, proteins account for 4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 30 calories.  One Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancake provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancake Calorie. These iron-laden pancakes are a smart and healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth during pregnancy. A batter of jowar flour is fortified with apples and nuts, and sweetened with jaggery to make delicious Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancakes, which are not only sweet but also excitingly textured and very aromatic too.


Jowar, walnuts, almonds and jaggery are all rich in iron, while unpeeled apples give you a dose of fibre and other nutrients too. Remember to wash the apples well before adding to the batter, as they are used with the peel.

If you are looking out for more nutritious iron rich recipes for pregnancy check these out Chawli Masoor Dal , Nachni Ladoos , Cauliflower Greens and Besan Muthia , Ragi and Oat Crackers and Matki and Jowar Paratha .

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Is Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancake healthy? 

Yes, this is healthy, but restrictions apply to some. Made from jowar, grated cabbage and low fat curds. 

Let's understand the Ingredients of Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancake.

What's good in Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancake.

Jowar Flour Jowar flour is a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin. Jowar and all Millets are rich in Potassium. Potassium is critical for those with High Blood Pressure as it lessens the impact of sodium. Hence a good safe food for diabetics but to be had in restricted quantity and safe  for those who want to live and eat healthy. Being high in Fibre, Jowar reduces bad cholesterol (LDL) and increases the effects of good cholesterol (HDL). See 17 benefits of jowar and why you should have it.

Apples : Being low in sodium, apples are effective against high blood pressure because of its diuretic effect. Don't peel the fruit to get maximum apple benefits. Two-thirds of the fibre and lots of antioxidants are found in the peel. Apple benefits diabetics as the soluble fibre assists in regulating blood sugar and is heart friendly. See detailed 9 health benefits of apple.

Walnuts (Akhrot) : Eating a handful of Walnuts a day is said to increase the good cholesterol (HDL). Walnuts are rich in Omega 3 Fatty Acids which contain high amounts of DHA which improve thinking power in adults and excellent for brain health for kids. Being a good source of Folate, Vitamin B9, it’s good for pregnant women to top up their folic acid with eating a bit of walnuts daily.  As it's low in the Glycemic Index, and loaded with Fibre, it’s a good choice for Diabetics. See detailed  benefits of walnuts.

Almonds (badam) Almonds are rich in B complex vitamins such as Vitamin B1, ThiamineVitamin B3, Niacin and Folate which plays an important role in the brain development. Almonds balances your cholesterol levels. almonds have a very low glycemic index and good for diabetics. See all 13 super health benefits of almonds.

Milk and Low Fat Milk : 1 cup of milk provides 70% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of Calcium. Milk promotes strong bones. The Calcium in Milk helps to protect your teeth against gum disease and keeps your jaw bone strong and healthy. Milk is low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels. However diabetics must consider including low fat milk as advised by their dietitian only so as to avoid any fluctuations in blood sugar levels. Protein is another key nutrient which milk is rich in - 8.6 g from a cup. So all those looking to build protein stores can add milk and its products like curd and paneer to their diet. One cup of Milk gives 10 grams of carbs.  Low fat milk has lower fat and the same benefits of milk.

Jaggery (Gur) : When compared to sugar, which provides only empty calories, jaggery is considered to be a superior natural sweetener. Sugar is definitely one of the causes of many chronic diseases, but jaggery too needs to be consumed in moderate amounts. What you would consume is just about a tbsp (18 g) or a tsp (6 g). While those with heart diseases and weight loss can have a dessert made with this quantity of jaggery occasionally as an option to refined sugar, but diabetics need to avoid this sweetener too as it can spike blood sugar levels instantly. Read is jaggery healthy for complete details.

Ghee : Other than calories and fats, the only nutrients that ghee is rich in are the vitamins – all of which are fat-soluble. All the 3 vitamins (Vitamin AVitamin E and Vitamin K) are antioxidants which have a role in removing free radicals from the body and protecting our cell as well as help in maintaining skin health and glow. Ghee is an excellent, high-quality selection medium of cooking because of its high smoke point. As compared to most oils and butter, ghee can handle a smoke point of 230°C, 450°F, thus its less prone to oxidant and destruction of nutrients. Yes, ghee does contain cholesterol, but some amount of cholesterol is needed by the body. Cholesterol has some functions to play too. It is necessary for hormone production, brain function, cell health and lubricating the joints. It is, in reality, a high quality fat for the body and brain. Ghee is loaded with fats but that’s medium chain fatty acids (MCT) which aid in weight loss. Ghee is healthy for daibetics in small amounts. Learn to easily make your ghee at home which is free of preservatives. See benefits of ghee.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancake  ?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss.

Can healthy individuals have Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancake ?

Yes. This is good and healthy pancake.

How to burn 56 calories that come from one Mini Jowar Apple and Walnut Pancake?

Walking (6 kmph)                               =     17      mins
Running (11 kmph)                             =      6      mins
Cycling (30 kmph)                              =     7      mins
Swimming (2 kmph)                           =      10      mins

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

Value per mini pancake% Daily Values
Energy56 cal3%
Protein1.1 g2%
Carbohydrates5.3 g2%
Fiber0.4 g2%
Fat3.2 g5%
Cholesterol1.2 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A20.4 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C0.1 mg0%
Vitamin E0.4 mg3%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)3.1 mcg2%
MINERALS
Calcium23.7 mg4%
Iron0.3 mg1%
Magnesium15.9 mg5%
Phosphorus29.6 mg5%
Sodium2.2 mg0%
Potassium31.7 mg1%
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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