Nutritional Facts of Mini Nachni and Coriander Khakhra, Calories in Mini Nachni and Coriander Khakhra

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Nachni Coariander Khakhra have?

One Nachni Coriander Khakhra  (12 grams ) gives 34 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 26 calories, proteins account for 4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 5 calories.  One Nachni Corainder Khakhra provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

34 calories for 1 khakhra of Mini Nachni and Coriander Khakhra, Cholesterol 0.3 mg, Carbohydrates 6.4g, Protein 0.9g, Fat 0.6g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Mini Nachni and Coriander Khakhra.

See nachni coriander khakhra recipe | ragi khakhra with kothmir | healthy ragi whole wheat flour khakhra | 

nachni coriander khakhra is a healthy tiffin box snack to keep at hand. Learn to make healthy ragi whole wheat flour khakhra.

Satisfy your hunger pang in under 100 calories! Make these delicious Nachni and Coriander Khakhras and store them in an airtight container. 

To make nachni coriander khakhra a dough is first made of ragi, coriander, whole wheat flour, curds and spices. Roll out each portion of the dough into a 100 mm. diameter thin circle using whole wheat flour for rolling. 

Heat a non-stick tawa (griddle) and cook each nachni coriander khakhra  on a slow flame till pink spots appear on both the sides. Continue cooking the healthy ragi whole wheat flour khakhra   while pressing with a folded muslin cloth, till it turns crisp and brown from both the sides.

Treat yourself to four of these when hunger strikes! Not only are these ragi khakhras with kothmir low in calories, but nutritious too as nachni and coriander together give ample iron, calcium and other nutrients. 

Is Ragi Coriander Khakhra healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients of Nachni coriander khakhra.

What's good in Nachni coriander khakhra.

1. Ragi flour ( Nachni flour) Ragi flour is high in protein and great source for vegetarians. In addition its gluten freehigh in fiber which in turn is good for diabetics and a healthy heart.  Ragi flour creates a much lower surge in sugar levels compared to wheat. Ragi is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance. A must read for the benefits of ragi to include in your daily diet.  

2. Whole Wheat flour : Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food.  Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bones. Vitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially increase red blood cells. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

3. Coriander (kothmir, dhania) : Coriander is a fresh herb often used as a flavour enhancer in Indian cooking. It is mainly used as a garnish. This is the best way to use it - no cooking. This preserves its vitamin C content which helps to build our immunity and bring that sparkle to the skin. The antioxidants vitamin Avitamin C and the quercetin present in coriander works towards strengthening our immune system. Coriander is a fairly good source of iron and folate – the 2 nutrient which help in the production and maintenance of red blood cells in our blood. Good for reducing cholesterol and good for diabetics. Read 9 benefits of coriander to understand details. 

4. Curd + Low fat Curds, hung curds :  Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice. Curd is one of the richest sources of proteincalcium and minerals. They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. Being low in sodium, it is safe to be eaten by individuals with high blood pressure. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Note that one cup curds gives half cup hung curds. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

Garlic : Garlic has been proven to lower cholesterol. The active ingredient allicin present in garlic aids in lowering blood pressure. Garlic is also alleged to help regulate blood glucose levels for diabetics. Garlic is great for the heart and circulatory system. Garlic has an antimicrobial, antiviral and antifungal function and can help in relieving common cold and other viral infections. To boost your immune system have a garlic clove a day. Garlic is a top anti viral food. The thiosulphate compound, Allicin found in garlic acts as a strong antioxidant and protects our body from damage of free radicals.  Read here for complete benefits of garlic

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Nachni Coriander Khakhra ?

Yes, this is healthy but when having cereals such as jowarbajrabuckwheatragioats and barley, it's best to have some low fat curds with it for diabetics to reduce the carbohydrate load and it is recommended to control portion size of the cereal. Good for heart and weight loss but control portion size.

Low Fat Curds
Low Fat Curds

Can healthy individuals have Nachni Sesame Khakhra ?

Yes, this is healthy.

Nachni Coriander Khakhra is rich in below macronutrients, vitamins and minerals given in descending order (highest to lowest). 

Serving size is 4 small khakras and based on that we have calculated the health benefits. 

  1. Phosphorus Phosphorus works closely with calcium to build bones. 20% of RDA.
  2. Calcium.  See Calcium rich recipes : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults. 16% of RDA.
  3. Fiber : Dietary fiber reduce the risk of heart disease, prevent the spike in blood sugar levels and hence super for diabetics. Consume more fruits, vegetables, moong, oats, matki, whole grains. 16% of RDA.
  4. Magnesium : Magnesium is required for formation of bones and teeth. It helps in the metabolism of calcium and potassium. % of RDA. magnesium rich Indian foods like leafy vegetables (palak, broccoli, kale), pulses ( rajma, chawli, moong ), nuts (walnuts, almonds) , cereals ( jowar, bajra, whole wheat flour, dalia). 12% of RDA.
Value per khakhra% Daily Values
Energy34 cal2%
Protein0.9 g2%
Carbohydrates6.4 g2%
Fiber1 g4%
Fat0.6 g1%
Cholesterol0.3 mg0%
Vitamin A33.8 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C0.5 mg1%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)2.6 mcg1%
Calcium22.1 mg4%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium12 mg3%
Phosphorus29.9 mg5%
Sodium1.9 mg0%
Potassium33.8 mg1%
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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