Nutritional Facts of Paneer Capsicum Toast, Calories in Paneer Capsicum Toast

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How many calories does one Paneer Capsicum Toast have?

One  Paneer Capsicum Toast (125 grams) has 244 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 104 calories, proteins account for 39 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 102 calories.  One Paneer Capsicum Toast provides about 12.2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Paneer Capsicum Toast recipe makes 4 toast.

244 calories for 1  Paneer Capsicum Toast, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 25.9g, Protein 9.8g, Fat 11.3g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Paneer Capsicum Toast.

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paneer capsicum sandwich has a delicious combination of paneer, capsicum stuffed between toasted bread.

Fresh cottage cheese with crisp capsicum and succulent onions, this paneer and capsicum toast is a versatile snack that can appease after-school hunger pangs just as well as it can start off a party menu.

Paneer or cottage cheese is one of the preferred protein rich source for the vegetarians. The filling has paneer along with capsicum which gives it a crunchy texture with some peppy and chatpata spices gives a great flavour to the filling of this Indian paneer toast.

Tips to make paneer capsicum toast: 1. You can also use whole wheat bread slices. 2. Make sure to use malai paneer for best results. 3. If you are jain avoid onion and add finely chopped cabbage.
 

Is Paneer Capsicum Toast healthy?

Yes and No. Use whole wheat bread instead of bread made with plain flour.

What's good ?

Paneer + Low Fat PaneerPaneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetesPotassium in paneer helps to reduce the effect of high sodium, by lowering blood pressure and contraction of blood vessels, resulting in improved heart health and reduced risk of heart attack. Low fat paneer is has all the same nutrients as full-fat paneer, but it is minus the fat. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on benefits of paneer.

Capsicum (Bell Peppers, red, green and yellow capsicum) : Rich in vitamin Ccapsicum protect and maintain the lining of the heart. Low glycemic index (40) colourful capsicum are immune boosters. Colourful capsicums (red, green and yellow capsicum) are not only visually appealing but also good for your eyes too, as they contain antioxidant Lutein, which protects the eye from cataracts and degeneration of the eye. Capsicum is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells in the bone marrow. See detailed benefits of capsicum.

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 in Onions 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

What's the problem?

Plain flour (maida) : This recipe uses plain flour or maida to make bread which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or use in very small quantities as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood sugar levels which is not good for diabeticsheart patientsThe 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.  Read is maida good for you to understand fully.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Paneer Capsicum Toast ?

Yes, this is healthy but restricted amounts for diabetics if they make the following changes. 

1. Use multigrain bread or whole wheat bread.

2. Use low fat paneer instead of full fat paneer.

Can healthy individuals have Paneer Capsicum Toast ?

Yes.  Use multigrain bread or whole wheat bread.

What is a healthy toast option to have?

We suggest you try homemade almond bread made without eggs and toast it. A good option is toasted almond bread with avocado which is a perfect gluten free breakfast option. If you don't make almond bread then Whole wheat bread is better choice than white bread made from refined plain flour to make toast like mixed sprouts open toast, oats moong toastcottage cheese tomato and chutney sandwich or creamy alfalfa sprouts and apple on toast.

Almond and Avocado Toast, Toasted Almond Bread Topped with Avocados

Almond and Avocado Toast, Toasted Almond Bread Topped with Avocados

Value per sandwiche% Daily Values
Energy244 cal12%
Protein9.8 g18%
Carbohydrates25.9 g9%
Fiber0.5 g2%
Fat11.3 g17%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A321.2 mcg7%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.4 mg3%
Vitamin C17.6 mg44%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)3.1 mcg2%
MINERALS
Calcium241 mg40%
Iron0.7 mg3%
Magnesium9.6 mg3%
Phosphorus141.2 mg24%
Sodium1.5 mg0%
Potassium27.8 mg1%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
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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