Nutritional Facts of Mixed Dal Handvo ( Gujarati Recipe), Calories in Mixed Dal Handvo ( Gujarati Recipe)

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How many calories does one serving of Mixed Dal Handvo have?

One  serving of Mixed Dal Handvo gives 216 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 139 calories, proteins account for 28 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 49 calories.  One  serving of Mixed Dal Handvo provides about 11 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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Mixed dal handvo is a traditional Gujarati savoury cake (Gujarati farsan), which is a nutritious meal in its own right when served with chutney and buttermilkmixed dal handvo is a mixed dal and rice cake which is very famous meal dish originated from Gujarat.

Although readymade flour is available in the market, we suggest you try this mixed dal handvo version to experience the true flavour. We have made mixed dal handvo from scratch as homely food is always healthier and hygienic.

mixed dal handvo recipe is made in a non-stick kadhai. Every Gujarati household has their own way of making handvo and here we have shared our version of Gujarati handvo.

handvo is made with grated bottle gourd but you can use any veggies that you wish to. The grated bottle gourd is a very critical ingredient in this mixed dal handvo as it imparts the required softness to the handvo – such that it is crisp outside but soft inside.

You can enjoy mixed dal handvo as a side dish with your meal or can also pack it for your kids tiffin. I prefer relishing handvo as my evening snack with a piping hot cup of Elaichi Tea.

Go ahead and follow these instructions meticulously—you are sure to end up with perfect mixed dal handvo!

Mixed Dal Handvo is a traditional savoury Gujarati snack had with  green chutney and chaas.

Is Mixed Dal Handvo healthy?

Yes, for healthy individual and not for some. Main ingredients are toor dal, rice, curds, doodhi and Indian spices.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good

Toor Dal (tuvar dal) : Toor dal is rich in proteins, the building block of good health. High in fiber, diabetic and heart friendly. Being an excellent source of folic acid, pregnant women must include toor dal in their daily diet. See detailed benefits of toor dal

Curd + Low fat 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.They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

Doodhi (bottle gourd, lauki) : With extremely low levels of sodium, this doodhi is highly suitable for those with high BP. It helps reduce blood cholesterol levels and regulate blood pressure and ensures a proper blood flow to heart and they're onwards to all parts of the body. It helps prevent acidity and good for diabetics. See the 10 benefits of bottlegourd article for complete information. What's the problem?

What's the problem?

Rice : Here are the pros for rice. Rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates, which is an important source of energy for our body. Rice is low in fibre and therefore a good option for people suffering from diarrhoea. What's not good in rice. Foods like rice are high in GI are not suitable for weight loss, heart patients,  diabetics as they affect the blood sugar control levels. See details of is white rice and parboiled rice good for you?

Note : 1 cup = 200 ml (standard cup available in the market). The weight in grams varies for each ingredient.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Mixed Dal Handvo?

No, this handvo is not healthy as there is high usage of rice which does not work for diabetics. So sadly stay away.

You can have Baked methi muthia recipe,  Zunka recipemoong dal dhokla recipe bajra carrot onion uttapam recipe or buckwheat pancake as one healthy recipe option. 

Moong Dal Dhokla

Moong Dal Dhokla

Can healthy individuals have mixed dal handvo?

Well, you can eat it, but do so in moderation as there is lots of rice.

What to have mixed dal handvo with?

Handvo pairs well with some healthy green chutney recipe and a glass of chaas. This makes a nice filling snack or mini meal. 

Healthy Green Chutney
Healthy Green Chutney

Mixed dal handvo is good for

1. Healthy Lifestyle

2. Weight Gain

3. Kids

One Mixed Dal Handvo is high in

Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones. 

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 216 calories that come from one serving of Mixed Dal Handvo?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hr 5 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 22 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 29 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 37 mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy216 cal11%
Protein7.1 g13%
Carbohydrates34 g11%
Fiber3.5 g14%
Fat5.4 g8%
Cholesterol2 mg0%
Vitamin A78.4 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.2 mg10%
Vitamin C4 mg10%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)30.5 mcg15%
Calcium56.3 mg9%
Iron1.2 mg6%
Magnesium54.5 mg16%
Phosphorus132.8 mg22%
Sodium12.7 mg1%
Potassium272.5 mg6%
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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