Nutritional Facts of Oats Moong Dal Tikki, Calories in Oats Moong Dal Tikki

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Oats Moong Dal Tikki have?

One Oats Moong Dal Tikki gives 54 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 31 calories, proteins account for 11 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 12 calories.  One Oats Moong Dal Tikki provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Oats Moong Dal Tikki  recipe. On a diet or wanting to eat super healthy Indian snack? We have one of the tastiest healthy recipe which would give a treat to your taste buds in Oats moong dal tikki!! It is extremely easy and quick to make. We have used no complex but all easily available ingredients in making the recipe. Healthy oats moong dal tikki is also a easy way to add oats to your diet, as some people do not like the taste of oats. 

Oats Moong Dal Tikki is a fibre and protein rich recipe!! We have made it using yellow moong dal with we have boiled and coarsely crushed in a blender, further we have added oats which are full of fibre and make the recipe healthy, some fresh curds, onions for enhancing taste, green chillies for some spice and some Indian masala's which include chat masala for tanginess, garam masala, red chilli powder and turmeric. All these ingredients are mixed together, rolled in tikkis and cooked on tava with 1/8 tsp of oil . Make sure you press the moong dal tikki with oats properly and cook them on a medium flame or they might remain uncooked!! 

To make perfect oats moong dal tikki make sure while boiling the dal, you do not over boil it as the recipes needs you to grind it into a course paste. If you over boil the dal, you’ll get a runny paste and the texture of the tikki would be lost and it will also get difficult for rolling of the tikki’s. 

This moong dal tikki with oats recipe makes a perfect evening snack,  or a starter recipe too!! The tikki's are luscious and full of flavours!! This tikki's are quite filling and you can also use them to make your burgers and can end up making a snaky meal!! 

Is Oats Moong Dal Tikki healthy?

Yes, this is healthy.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Yellow Moong Dal : The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn. Packed with nutrients like zinc (1.4 mg), protein (12.2 mg) and iron (1.95 mg), yellow moong dal helps to maintain the elasticity of your skin and help to keep it moist.  Fiberpotassium and magnesium from yellow moong dal will work together to regulate blood pressure and soothe the nerves and is diabetic friendly. See here for details of 7 amazing benefits of yellow moong dal

2. Oats : Oats are a great source of protein for Vegetarians. It is rich in soluble fibre (to make it good for diabetics), which helps lower blood LDL cholesterol, the so-called "Bad" cholesterol. Whole Oats have an antioxidant called Avenanthramide (a polyphenol from oats) which helps lower blood pressure levels. Soluble fibre absorbs water and swells and to become gel like substance which helps in the absorption of nutrients like B Vitamins and minerals like Magnesium and Zinc which are key to a good heart. See here why oats are good for you?

3. Onions (pyaz, kanda) :  Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin which promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions

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 Oats Moong Dal Tikki  ?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn. Oats is rich in soluble fibre (to make it good for diabetics), which helps lower blood LDL cholesterol, the so-called "Bad" cholesterol.

Healthy Chutney to have Oats tikki

Have this with nutritious green chutney recipe which has ZERO sugar used in it made with mint leaves, onions and coriander or green chutney recipe.  Coconut based options are healthy coconut chutney made from coconut and coriander.

Green Chutney, How To Make Green Chutney Recipe

Green Chutney, How To Make Green Chutney Recipe

Can healthy individuals have Oats Moong Dal Tikki ?

Yes, this is healthy. No excess oil for frying, no potato and no cornflour – all unhealthy ingredients which can cause add pounds and increase inflammation are out of this starter! Bring in yellow moong dal as the base ingredient and oats for binding the tikkis. With these, are a horde of masalas which perk up the flavour of Oats Moong Dal Tikki effortlessly. Moong dal will add enough protein at snack time, to build healthy cells, tissues and bones.

Oats, on the other hand, will lend fiber (0.9 g per tikki) which will help to keep your digestive tract healthy and keep blood sugar under check as well. With 47 calories per tikki, this a nourishing starter / snack for those aiming a trimmed waistline too. Only ensure to cook these tikkis on a slow flame and with minimum oil. Also prefer to use peanut oil instead of refined oil, as peanut oil has a good amount of MUFA (mono unsaturated fatty acids) which works the best in Indian cooking.

One Oats Moong Dal Tikki is high in

Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 

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 54 calories that come from one Oats Moong Dal Tikki?

Walking (6 kmph) = 16 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 5 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 7 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 9 mins

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

Value per tikki% Daily Values
Energy54 cal3%
Protein2.7 g5%
Carbohydrates7.8 g3%
Fiber1.1 g4%
Fat1.3 g2%
Cholesterol0.4 mg0%
Vitamin A50.3 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C1.3 mg3%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)14 mcg7%
Calcium16.3 mg3%
Iron0.5 mg2%
Magnesium16.3 mg5%
Phosphorus18.3 mg3%
Sodium3.2 mg0%
Potassium118.9 mg3%
Zinc0.4 mg4%
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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