Nutritional Facts of Paneer Matar Kodri ( Diabetic Recipe ), Calories in Paneer Matar Kodri ( Diabetic Recipe )

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How many calories does one serving of paneer matar kodri | healthy paneer vegetable varagu pulao have?

One serving ( 150 grams ) of paneer matar kodri | healthy paneer vegetable varagu pulao |  gives 120 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 73.6 calories, proteins account for 15 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 33 calories.  One serving of paneer matar kodri | healthy paneer vegetable varagu pulao |  provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

120 calories for 1 serving of Paneer Matar Kodri, paneer vegetable varagu pulao ( Diabetic Recipe ), Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 18.4g, Protein 3.4g, Fat 3.7g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Paneer Matar Kodri ( Diabetic Recipe ).

See paneer matar kodri recipe | healthy paneer vegetable varagu pulao | foxtail millet Indian cottage cheese rice | with 25 amazing images.

paneer matar kodri is a healthy Indian dish which can be a meal by itself. Learn how to make healthy paneer varagu pulao.

Paneer is a show-stealer, and so is any dish that uses it! But you might often hear diabetics complaining that they can’t have rice as it raises blood sugar levels quickly; hence, I have thought of a way by which they can relish all the rice delicacies in healthy paneer varagu pulao without hesitation.

Enter kodri! Kodri is the best replacement for rice as it is fibre-rich and does not alter blood sugar levels quickly. Therefore, I have whipped up paneer matar kodri recipe using low fat paneer, vegetables and kodri. It tastes amazing and I am sure you will not miss rice anymore!

See why we like kodri compared to rice from being lower in calories and higher in fibre. Comparison of calories of different Indian rice varieties. one cup cooked vargu has 119 calories while one cup cooked basmati rice has 274 calories and one cup cooked brown rice has 211 calories.

Kodri takes time to cook, so take care to cook it correctly with the right amount of water added. Learn how to cook kodri with step by step photos.

Is paneer matar kodri | healthy paneer vegetable varagu pulao healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Benefits of Kodri (foxtail millets, varagu) : Kodri contains a good amount of carbohydrates, proteins and fats, and thus comprises a balanced meal. The energy value is also high and suitable for the undernourished group. It is rich in calcium, which helps in teeth and bone growth and maintenance. There is some amount of phosphorus also present in foxtail millets. This millet contains good dietary fibre and therefore has a low glycemic index and hence considered to be beneficial for diabetics. It has good amounts of Arginine, Tryptophan and Phenylalanine, which are essential amino acids required by the body.

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.

Green Peas : Green peas are good for weight loss, good source of vegetarian protein, has insoluble fibre to relieve constipation. Legumes like green peas, cow peas, mung, chick peas and kidney beans have a cholesterol lowering effect. Green Peas are rich in Vitamin K which aids in bone metabolism. Green peas have a Glycemic Index (GI) rank of 22 which is low and good for diabetics.  Is green peas good for diabetics and see full benefits of green peas

Tomatoes ( Cherry tomatoes, Yellow tomatoes ) : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Tomatoes are a Pregnant women's friend and are rich in Folate or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes

Paneer + Low Fat Paneer : Paneer 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 diabetes. Potassium 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.
 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have paneer matar kodri | healthy paneer vegetable varagu pulao  ?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. 

Kodri contains a good amount of carbohydrates, proteins and fats, and thus comprises a balanced meal. This millet contains good dietary fibre and therefore has a low glycemic index and hence considered to be beneficial for diabetics. As a diabetic control portion size.

Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetes. Potassium 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.

Can healthy individuals have paneer matar kodri | healthy paneer vegetable varagu pulao  ?

Yes. This is super healthy.

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy120 cal6%
Protein3.4 g6%
Carbohydrates18.4 g6%
Fiber3.1 g12%
Fat3.7 g6%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A150.3 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.7 mg6%
Vitamin C7 mg18%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)12.6 mcg6%
MINERALS
Calcium48 mg8%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium41.7 mg12%
Phosphorus66.5 mg11%
Sodium13.6 mg1%
Potassium79.5 mg2%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
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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