Nutritional Facts of Paneer Laccha Paratha, Calories in Paneer Laccha Paratha

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Lachha Paneer Paratha have?

One  Lachha Paneer Paratha (80 grams) gives 364 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 150 calories, proteins account for 42 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 178 calories.  One Lachha Paneer Paratha provides about 18.2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Lachha Paneer Paratha recipe makes 6 parathas.

364 calories for 1 paratha of Lachha Paneer Paratha, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 37.4g, Protein 10.5g, Fat 19.6g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Lachha Paneer Paratha.

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Paneer laccha paratha is a delightful Indian flatbread stuffed with a flavorful paneer filling. Learn how to make paneer laccha paratha recipe | laccha paneer paratha | paneer stuffed laccha paratha |

Lachha Paratha is quite popular in North India and you can find them in most restaurants. The layers of the lachha paratha is achieved by rolling the atta dough into a thin roti. Adding ghee on the rolled paratha and then pleating it like an accordion and bringing the layers back into a ball and finally rolling them.

 Laccha paneer paratha is a delightful variation of the classic Indian flatbread, where layers of flaky dough are intertwined with a flavorful paneer filling. It's a perfect dish to enjoy for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and pairs wonderfully with various accompaniments like yogurt, pickles, or chutneys.

Flavour enhancers like onion, coriander, green chillies, garlic and spices gives the paneer stuffed laccha paratha an irresistible aroma and flavour. The layers in the paratha, gives it a crisp touch and also makes paneer stuffed laccha paratha a great bread to serve with gravy dishes.

pro tips to make paneer laccha paratha recipe: 1. The key to lachha paratha is the flaky layers. Roll out the dough as thin as possible and apply a thin layer of ghee and wheat flour before folding. 2. Don't overwork the dough while folding and layering. Be gentle to avoid tearing or squeezing out the filling. 3. Instead of chaat masala you can also add lemon juice in the stuffing for the tangy flavour.

Is Lachha Paneer Paratha healthy? 

Not very healthy as maida is used. Replace maida with whole wheat flour to make the paratha healthier.

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.

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 which is refined carb not suitable for a healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or used 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.  Reading is maida good for you to understand fully.


Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Lachha Paneer Paratha?

They have to make 2 changes.

  1. Use whole wheat flour only in the recipe.
  2. Use low fat paneer,
Value per paratha% Daily Values
Energy364 cal18%
Protein10.5 g19%
Carbohydrates37.4 g12%
Fiber2.9 g12%
Fat19.6 g30%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A306.5 mcg6%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.6 mg13%
Vitamin C4.2 mg10%
Vitamin E0.4 mg3%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)10.4 mcg5%
Calcium206.1 mg34%
Iron1.9 mg9%
Magnesium45.7 mg13%
Phosphorus221.6 mg37%
Sodium7.8 mg0%
Potassium125.3 mg3%
Zinc0.7 mg7%
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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