Nutritional Facts of Pulse Apple, Mixed Dal Appe, Calories in Pulse Apple, Mixed Dal Appe

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Pulse Appe have?

One Pulse Appe gives 31 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 18 calories, proteins account for 4 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 9 calories. One Pulse Appe provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Pulse Appe recipe | mixed dal appe | dal vegetable rice appe | with 35 images.

pulse appe recipe is made of chana dal, toovar dal, green moong dal, rice and vegetables. Learn how to make dal vegetable rice appe.

When served fresh, this pulse appe will remind you of scrumptious dal vadas – but the advantage is that this is easier to prepare! 

mixed dal appe is a wholesome batter of four dals and rice is fermented for 12 hours. The next day it is reinforced with flavourful ingredients like spinach, onions, and so on, and cooked in an appe mould to make a tasty snack that goes wonderfully well with sambar and chutney. 

You can have dal vegetable rice appe as a satiating evening snack with coffee or tea, or serve it as a starter at parties, but ensure that you serve it immediately on preparation as it becomes rubbery and loses its flavour after some time.

Is Pulse Appe healthy? 

Yes for some and no for others.

What's good ?

1. Urad Dal : 1 cup of cooked urad dal gives 69.30% of your daily requirement  of folic acid. The folic acid in urad dal helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Being rich in Phosphorus it works with Calcium to build our bones. It is also high in fibre and good for heart, good for lowering cholesterol and good for diabetes. See here for 10 super benefits of urad dal

2. Chana Dal ( split bengal gram) : One cup of cooked Chana Dal provides 33% of your protein for the day. Chana dal is  heart and diabetic friendly, also rich in fiber. Chana dal has high amount of potassium and low amount of sodium which makes it very effective in regulating your blood pressure. Read this article on complete benefits of chana dal

3. Moong Dal ( Green Moong Dal ) : Moong dal or green moong dal  is rich in Folate, Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially  red blood cells and is pregnancy friendly. Being rich in Antioxidants like Flavonoids, mung reduces the damage done by free radicals to the blood vessels and lowers inflammation. Moong Dal is heart and diabetes friendly. Moong Dal or Split Green Gram are high in Fibre and 1 cup of cooked Moong dal gives 28.52% of your daily Fibre requirements. See here for 9 fabulous benefits of Moong Dal.

What's the problem ?

Parboiled Rice (Ukda Chawal) Parboiled Rice is also known as ukda chawal. The parboiled rice is made with the rice grain soaked, steamed and dried with the hull and finally the hull is removed. In the process of steaming water soluble B Vitamins like thiamineriboflavin and niacin from the bran integrate into the grain, thus making parboiled rice superior to white rice. A smart option to use parboiled rice effectively would be to combine with a pulse to get a high quality protein. A cereal-pulse combo like in case of idli (parboiled rice with urad dal) would serve as a complete protein comprising of all the 9 essential amino acids that your body requires. And then to make up for the fiber, add veggies to your idli and serve it with coconut chutney. However, parboiled rice is high in carbs and thus not recommended for weight watchers and diabetics. Read is white rice and parboiled rice good for you?

Rice : Here are the pros for rice. Rice is a great source of complex carbohydrates, which is an important source of energy for our body. Moreover it is gluten free. Rice is low in fibre and therefore a good option for people suffering from diarrhoea. But rice is a good source of protein and B vitamins. 

What's not good in rice. Foods like rice are high in Glycemic index are not suitable for weight loss, heart patients,  diabetics as they affect the blood sugar control levels. However if rice is combined with high protein or high fibre foods, the glycemic load can be balanced. Thus its combo is a better choice as we have done in the recipe of eerch dhan khichdi and toovar dal khichdiSee details of is white rice and parboiled rice good for you?

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Pulse appe ?

Since the pulse appe makes use of rice and parboiled rice, we would not recommend them as one of the healthiest pick for diabetics and weight watchers. They can instead try Chawli moong dal appe and oats appe which is devoid of rice. Heart patients can have a small portion of this pulse appe if they wish to.


What is a healthy appe choice ?

oats appe recipe | oats vegetable appe | healthy oats appe | South Indian breakfast | with 22 amazing images.

Appe is an evergreen South Indian snack made with a batter of rice and urad. The ball-shaped appe tempt the diner with a crispy, golden-coloured surface that gives way to a soft and fluffy centre. 

The Oats and Spring Onion Appe is a smart diabetic-friendly variant made with fibre-rich oats instead of high glycemic index rice. 

oats appe recipe | oats vegetable appe | healthy oats appe | South Indian breakfast |

oats appe recipe | oats vegetable appe | healthy oats appe | South Indian breakfast |



How to burn 31 calories that come from Pulse Appe?

Walking (6 kmph) = 9 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 3 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 4 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 5 mins

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

Value per appe% Daily Values
Energy31 cal2%
Protein1 g2%
Carbohydrates4.6 g2%
Fiber0.5 g2%
Fat0.9 g1%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A74.8 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C0.5 mg1%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)6.9 mcg3%
Calcium4.3 mg1%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium7.5 mg2%
Phosphorus17.6 mg3%
Sodium3.1 mg0%
Potassium39.8 mg1%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
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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