How many calories does one Paneer Tamatar Paratha have?
One Paneer Tamatar Paratha gives 80 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 60 calories, proteins account for 11 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 11 calories. One Paneer Tamatar Paratha provides about 4 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.
See Paneer Tamatar Paratha recice. Paneer Tamatar Paratha, is an interesting variation of the paneer paratha with the zest and tang of tomatoes. Minimum oil has been used to knead the dough and cook the parathas, making it a weight-watchers delight.
Is Paneer Tamatar Paratha healthy?
Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.
Let's understand the Ingredients.
Whole Wheat flour : Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bones. Vitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially increase red blood cells. See detailed 11 benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.
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. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you?
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.
Capsicum (Bell Peppers) : Rich in vitamin C, capsicum protect and maintain the lining of the heart. Colourful capsicums 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.
Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Paneer Tamatar Paratha?
Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. 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. We have used low fat paneer in the recipe.
What is a healthy accompaniment to this paratha?
We suggest you pair it with homemade curds using cows milk or low fat curds, lauki pudine ka raita, mixed veggie raita, low calorie spinach raita or a cucumber and pudina raita.
Lauki Aur Phudine ka Raita
Can healthy individuals have Paneer Tamatar Paratha?
Yes, this is healthy.
Paneer Tamatar Paratha is high in
1. Vitamin C : Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.
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 80 calories that come from Paneer Tamatar Paratha?
Walking (6 kmph) = 24 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 8 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 11 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 14 mins
Note: These values are approximate and calorie burning differs in each individual.