Nutritional Facts of Plain Ragi Roti, Plain Nachni Roti, Calories in Plain Ragi Roti, Plain Nachni Roti

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Basic Ragi Roti have

One Basic Ragi Roti gives 93 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 78 calories, proteins account for 8 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 8 calories. One Basic Ragi Roti provides about 5 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Basic Ragi Roti recipeA hearty roti that is sure to remind you of home. The Basic Ragi Roti has a rustic flavour and earthy aroma, which warm your soul and make you feel very contented. You need to knead the dough with warm water – otherwise the rotis will break when you roll them.

Is Basic Ragi Roti Healthy?

Yes, Ragi Roti is super healthy. Made only of Ragi + ghee you cannot go wrong. What i like about this roti is that its made of pure ragi flour and that no other flour is added to it. Adding plain flour, rice flour or corn flour would make the recipe unhealthy. Lets understand the ingredients which go into it.

Ragi flour ( Nachni flour) Ragi flour is high in protein and great source for vegetarians. In addition its gluten freehigh in fiber which in turn is good for diabetics and a healthy heart.  Ragi flour creates a much lower surge in sugar levels compared to wheat. Ragi is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance. A must read for the benefits of ragi to include in your daily diet.  

Ghee : we have used only 1/2 tsp in the dough . Ghee is packed with Conjugated Linoleic acid (CLA) which has a lot of health benefits. Ghee is also loaded with butyrate which has proven to improve gut health. 

So go ahead and eat your ragi roti with some healthy subzi. Add curds as an healthy accompaniment. Since its high in fibre, 2 ragi rotis will fill your stomach. 

Ragi Roti is good for

1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle

2. Healthy heart rotis

3. Diabetics with heart issues

4. Diabetic rotis 

5. High fibre to lower cholesterol

6. Low cholesterol rotis

7. High fibre for kids


How to burn 93 calories that come from one Basic Ragi Roti ?

Walking (6 kmph) = 28 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 9 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 12 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 16 mins

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

Value per roti% Daily Values
Energy93 cal5%
Protein2 g4%
Carbohydrates19.4 g6%
Fiber3.1 g12%
Fat0.9 g1%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A15.8 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)4.9 mcg2%
Calcium92.9 mg15%
Iron1.1 mg5%
Magnesium37 mg11%
Phosphorus76.4 mg13%
Sodium3 mg0%
Potassium110.2 mg2%
Zinc0.6 mg6%
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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