Nutritional Facts of Potato Chana Salad, Calories in Potato Chana Salad

by Tarla Dalal
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Indian Party

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How many calories does one serving of Potato Chana Salad have?

One serving ( about 200 grams) of Potato Chana Salad gives 135 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 90 calories, proteins account for 20 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 25 calories.  One serving of Potato Chana Salad provides about 6.7 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Potato Chana Salad recipe serves 4.

135 calories for 1 serving of Potato Chana Salad, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 22.6g, Protein 5g, Fat 2.8g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Potato Chana Salad.

See potato chana salad | potato chickpea salad | indian chickpea salad | with 13 amazing images. 

potato chick pea salad is a simple salad made from soaking kabuli chana overnight and then adding some boiled potatoes, tomatoes and topping with a lemon juice dressing. 

If you wish to make the potato chana salad healthy then all you have to do is drop the potatoes from the recipe. Potatoes being high in simple carbohydrateswill lead to weight gain so avoid them. We love the chickpeas in the potato chana salad recipe as chickpeas are high in fibre resulting in your stomach feeling a lot fuller than refined carbs. One cup of cooked chickpeas has 14 grams of protein, which is a really good amount.

I carry this potato chickpea salad to work as this is a fairly one dish meal salad to have. Remember to pack the salad dressing in a small container and toss it in the indian chickpea salad just before serving. Serve chilled. 

Is Potato Chana Salad  healthy?

Yes for some, but you need to cut the potatoes used by half and increase the kabuli chana used. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Kabuli Chana ( white chick peas) Kabuli Chana which is used popularly in Chole in India is a complex carbs which prevents surges in blood sugar levels and is good for diabetics. Chickpeas are high in Fibre resulting in your stomach feeling a lot fuller than refined carbs. One cup of cooked chickpeas has 14 grams of protein, which is a really good amount. See here for 10 fabolous benefits of chickpeas

Lemon, Lemon Juice : Lemon is a very good source of Vitamin C and thus helps in the production of  white blood cells and antibodies in the blood which attacks invading microorganisms, prevents infection and builds immunity. Therefore, Lemon juice is given to prevent common cold. The ascorbic acid in lemon juice helps in absorption of iron from the food. So if you’re iron deficient or have anaemia squeeze a lemon on iron rich recipes. See detailed benefits of lemon, lemon juice.

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 woman'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.  

What's the problem ?

Potatoes (Aloo) : Potatoes being high in simple carbohydrates which can lead to weight gain and are not good for people with diabetes and obesity. Potatoes are recommended for malnourished children and people with low weight. See full details on why potatoes are bad for you.  

Can diabetics, heart patients and overweight individuals havePotato Chana Salad?

No.  Potatoes being high in simple carbohydrates which can lead to weight gain and are not good for people with diabetes and obesity. Potatoes are recommended for malnourished children and people with low weight. See full details on why potatoes are bad for you.  

Can healthy individuals havePotato Chana Salad?

Yes. But you need to cut the potatoes used by half and increase the kabuli chana used.

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy135 cal7%
Protein5 g9%
Carbohydrates22.6 g8%
Fiber8.1 g32%
Fat2.8 g4%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A185.3 mcg4%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.1 mg9%
Vitamin C14.9 mg37%
Vitamin E0.2 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)58.5 mcg29%
MINERALS
Calcium71.6 mg12%
Iron1.4 mg7%
Magnesium54.2 mg15%
Phosphorus94.2 mg16%
Sodium11.8 mg1%
Potassium337.3 mg7%
Zinc0.9 mg9%
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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