Nutritional Facts of Pithore ( Healthy Starter Recipe ), Calories in Pithore ( Healthy Starter Recipe )

by Tarla Dalal
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Cooking Method
Shallow Fry Indian

How many calories does one piece of Pithore have?

One piece of Pithore gives 37 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 21 calories, proteins account for 7 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 9 calories.  One piece of Pithore provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Pithore recipeWe have made a quick and healthy version of the lip-smacking Rajasthani snack by dressing up protein and iron rich besan and methi leaves in enticing, tangy flavours. All the fibre makes this a good choice for diabetics too.

Is Pithore healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. Made from besan, methi, buttermilk, spices and oil.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Besan : Besan has more good fat than whole wheat flour and also higher protein content. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. Besan is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and WBC’s in the bone marrow. See detailed benefits of besan and why it's good for you. 

Methi (fenugreek leaves) : Methi leaves are low in caloriepowerful antioxidant and cures mouth ulcers. Fenugreek leaves help in improving glucose and insulin responses, hence good for diabetics. The levels of cholesterol also reduced with intakes of fenugreek leaves. Rich in Vitamin K which is good for bone metabolism. See all benefits of methi leaves here. 

Curd + Low fat Curds :  Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice.They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Pithore ?

Yes, this is healthy. The recipe also uses low fat curds for the chaas. We have fibre from besan and methi reduces cholesterol levels. 

Can healthy individuals have Pithore?

Yes, this is healthy. 

How to burn 37 calories that come from one piece of Pithore?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         11  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            4  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =           5  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =           6  mins

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

Value per piece% Daily Values
Energy37 cal2%
Protein1.8 g3%
Carbohydrates5.2 g2%
Fiber1.4 g6%
Fat1 g2%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A24.2 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C0.3 mg1%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)12.9 mcg6%
Calcium7.4 mg1%
Iron0.5 mg2%
Magnesium11.9 mg3%
Phosphorus29.2 mg5%
Sodium6.6 mg0%
Potassium62.8 mg1%
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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