Nutritional Facts of Minty Jaljeera Recipe , Pudina Jaljeera, Calories in Minty Jaljeera Recipe , Pudina Jaljeera

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How many calories does one glass of Minty Jaljeera, Phudina Jaljeera Paani have?

One glass of Minty Jaljeera, Phudina Jaljeera Paani gives 48 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 44 calories, proteins account for 3 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 2 calories.  One glass of Minty Jaljeera, Phudina Jaljeera Paani provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to see Minty Jaljeera, Phudina Jaljeera Paani recipe. The revitalising rush of flavour delivered by a glass of jaljeera has amazing effects on your digestion! Wise it is to serve this tongue-tickling drink at parties.


Here is a super-duper variant of this popular drink, which combines the chilling overtones of mint with the sharp flavours of ginger, lemon, spices and black salt.

The Minty Jaljeera (Pudina Jaljeera) is a pleasure to sip on – and happens to be one of those drinks that is welcome in all seasons! Serve this appetising drink chilled, garnished with some crunchy boondi.


You can also try other refreshing and appetizing Indian drinks like Kokum SherbetKairi ka PaniAmlana or Kairi ka Jaljeera

Kokum Sherbet, Kokam Sharbat Recipe

Kokum Sherbet, Kokam Sharbat Recipe

Is Minty Jaljeera, Phudina Jaljeera Paani healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Sugar & deep fried boondi used in this drink. This drink is good if both this ingredients is skipped from this recipe.

Let's understand the Ingredients of Minty Jaljeera, Phudina Jaljeera Paani .

What's good in Minty Jaljeera, Phudina Jaljeera Paani

Mint Leaves (Pudina) : Mint (pudina) being an anti-inflammatory reduces the inflammation in the stomach and shows a cleansing effect. Sipping on a healthy drink like fresh mint and lemon tea is the best option to overcome nausea for mums-to-be. Moreover it's vitamin A (10% of RDA) and vitamin C (20.25%) serve as an additional boost to bring relief from cough, sore throat and also cold. Mint (pudina) is a leafy vegetable which is sure to create nourishing dishes without piling on calories, carbs or fat for that instance. What is has to offer instead is FIBER. See here for detailed benefits of mint leaves

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. 

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.

Ginger (Adrak) : Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throatcold and cough. It aids digestion and relieves constipation. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol. Ginger significantly reduces symptoms of nausea in pregnant ladies. See here for 16 Super Health Benefits of Adrak, Ginger.

Benefits of Cumin Seeds ( jeera) : The most common benefit of jeera known to many is to soothe the stomach, intestine and the entire digestive tract. Cumin seeds are apparently a very good source of iron. A tbsp. of cumin seeds can fulfil nearly 20% of days iron requirement. Even small quantity of cumin seeds has huge amounts of calcium – a bone supporting mineral. They aid is digestion, weight loss and help reduce inflammation. See detailed benefits of cumin seeds, jeera

What's problem in Minty Jaljeera, Phudina Jaljeera Paani.

Sugar : Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The 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. 

Boondi : Boondi is a deep-fried Rajasthani snack made using besan, spiced with salt. It is prepared by pouring the besan through a ladle,and deep-frying the resultant balls till crisp.

Deep fried foods : This recipe has deep fried boondi. 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.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Minty Jaljeera, Phudina Jaljeera Paani ?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. There is 2 tablespoons of sugar used in this recipe and that is really not worth it. The 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. This recipe has deep fried boondi. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. Your fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption.

This drink is good if both this ingredients is skipped from this recipe.

Healthy Indian Drinks options instead of Boondi & Sugar laden drinks

Healthy Indian drinks to choose from tulsi tea recipemasala chaaslow fat chaas recipe and neem juice

Tulsi Tea

Tulsi Tea

Can healthy individuals have Minty Jaljeera, Phudina Jaljeera Paani ?

No, sugar & deep fried boondi used in this drink. Say NO to sugar and boondi. 

Minty Jaljeera, Phudina Jaljeera Paani is high in 

1. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet

How to burn 48 calories that come from Minty Jaljeera, Phudina Jaljeera Paani?

Walking (6 kmph) =                           14  mins
Running (11 kmph) =                              5  mins
Cycling (30 kmph) =                             6  mins
Swimming (2 kmph) =                              8  mins

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

Value per glass% Daily Values
Energy48 cal2%
Protein0.4 g1%
Carbohydrates10.9 g4%
Fiber0.6 g2%
Fat0.2 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A124 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C12.1 mg30%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)4.4 mcg2%
MINERALS
Calcium23.6 mg4%
Iron0.3 mg1%
Magnesium5.9 mg2%
Phosphorus4.3 mg1%
Sodium1357.9 mg71%
Potassium71.6 mg2%
Zinc0 mg0%
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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