Nutritional Facts of Neer Dosa ( Idlis and Dosas), Calories in Neer Dosa ( Idlis and Dosas)

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Neer Dosa have?

One Neer Dosa gives 121 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 68 calories, proteins account for 6 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 47 calories.  One Neer Dosa provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Neer Dosa recipe. Made with a simple batter of raw rice, this dosa has a soothing flavour and a mildly chewy texture that is very appealing. The batter for this dosa does not require any fermentation. Although simplicity is the highlight of the Neer Dosa, it requires a bit of expertise to prepare it perfectly.

Is Neer Dosa healthy? 

No, this dosa is not healthy. Made from rice and oil.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

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 Glycemic index 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?

Can Diabetics, Heart patients and over weight individuals have neer dosa?

No, as this dosa is made 100% from rice which is far too many carbohydrates.

Can healthy individuals have Neer Dosa?

Not suggested as this is pure rice. There is no protein or fibre in the recipe. 

What is a healthier option to Neer Dosa?

Opt for nachni dosa or buckwheat dosa which has ZERO rice used. Serve it with a healthy sambar or coconut chutney

Buckwheat Dosa
Buckwheat Dosa

How to burn 121 calories that come from Neer Dosa?

Walking (6 kmph) = 36 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 12 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 16 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 21 mins

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

Value per dosa% Daily Values
Energy121 cal6%
Protein1.4 g3%
Carbohydrates17.1 g6%
Fiber1.7 g7%
Fat5.2 g8%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A18 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.4 mg3%
Vitamin C0.3 mg1%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)2.2 mcg1%
Calcium5.4 mg1%
Iron0.3 mg1%
Magnesium16.8 mg5%
Phosphorus45.1 mg8%
Sodium2.6 mg0%
Potassium39 mg1%
Zinc0.3 mg3%
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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