Nutritional Facts of Rice Appe, Calories in Rice Appe

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one rice appe have?

One  rice appe gives 59 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 23 calories, proteins account for 3.2 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 32.4 calories.  One  rice appe provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

59 calories for 1 appe of Rice Appe, Cholesterol 0 mg, Carbohydrates 5.7g, Protein 0.8g, Fat 3.6g. 

See rice appe recipe | healthy South Indian rice appe| paddu | with 28 amazing images.

rice appe is a famous South Indian breakfast dish made with raw rice and urad dal. A well-proportioned batter of raw rice and urad dal is fermented, tempered and cooked in an appe mould, to get dainty, fluffy and flavour-packed rice appe. 

Easy to make, but a bit more exotic than idlis and dosas, the rice appe is popular in South India as an evening snack , served with sambhar and a coconut chutney, and accompanied by a cup of hot coffee or tea

Notes on rice appe recipe. 1. To make rice appe recipe | paniyaram | South Indian rice appe | in a deep bowl, add the raw rice. Make sure you wash it well under running water well to remove all the dirt. 2. Keep aside the batter to ferment in a warm place for 8 hours. If the weather is cold it might take a little longer. 3. Heat the appe mould on a medium flame and grease it using ¼ tsp of oil. Grease it with a brush as it gets greased well and evenly which is very important. 4. Cook using 1 tsp of oil till the lower surface of rice appe becomes golden brown. Always cook on a medium flame or else rice appe will not cook well and may also get burnt.

Is rice appe healthy ?

Yes for some and no for others.

What's good ?

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

What's the problem?

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 rice appe  ?

No. 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.

Can healthy individuals have rice appe?

Yes. As rice is combined witth protein (urad dal ) to balance the Glycemic Index load.

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 59 calories that come from one rice appe?

Walking (6 kmph) = 18 mins
Running (11 kmph) = 6 mins
Cycling (30 kmph) = 8 mins
Swimming (2 kmph) = 10 mins

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

Value per appe% Daily Values
Energy59 cal3%
Protein0.8 g1%
Carbohydrates5.7 g2%
Fiber0.5 g2%
Fat3.6 g5%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A32.9 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C0.1 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)3 mcg2%
Calcium3.8 mg1%
Iron0.1 mg0%
Magnesium7.7 mg2%
Phosphorus16.7 mg3%
Sodium1.2 mg0%
Potassium20.3 mg0%
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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