Nutritional Facts of Stuffed Bajra Roti, Bajra Paneer Paratha, Calories in Stuffed Bajra Roti, Bajra Paneer Paratha

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Stuffed Bajra Roti have?

One Stuffed Bajra Roti gives 172 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 114 calories, proteins account for 39 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 19 calories. One Stuffed Bajra Roti provides about 13 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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To make stuffed bajra roti, make the rotis and the stuffing. Then divide the stuffing into 8 equal portions. Keep aside. Roll out a portion of the dough into 125 mm. (5”) diameter circle. Cook the roti on a hot non-stick tava (griddle) till small blisters appear. Then cook the roti on an open flame till light brown spots appear on both the sides. Place a semi-cooked roti on a dry, flat surface, spread a portion of the stuffing evenly over it and fold it over. Cook on a non-stick tava (griddle), using 1/4 tsp of oil, till golden brown spots appear on both the sides. Repeat step 2 to 6 to make 7 more stuffed rotis. Serve hot.

Looking for something to lower blood cholesterol levels? Here’s an exotic version of the humble bajra roti, stuffed with a paneer, methi and tomato mixture that makes this a scrumptious delicacy. The fibre in healthy black millet paratha binds with the cholesterol and fats and ensures that it is ejected from the system.

The addition of paneer also adds on protein and calcium in a vegetarian diet. The tomatoes in bajra paneer paratha lend lycopene and vitamin A, which are powerful antioxidants. These can help reduce inflammation in the arteries and further protect the heart.

Serve stuffed bajra roti with garlic chutney for that extra punch! Diabetics and weight-watchers too can relish this nourishing staple. You would need some time and patience to roll and make these parathas, but it's worth to reap its benefits.

Tips for stuffed bajra roti. 1. You can cook 2 rotis at a time. 2. Serve stuffed bajra roti with lehsun chutney. 3. Cook again for a few seconds till you get brown spots. Note that you don't want to cook roti more time otherwise it will break while cooking the stuffing.

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Is Stuffed Bajra Roti healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Bajra flour Bajra flour is high in protein and is a complete protein for vegetarians when combined with dal. So as a Vegetarian, include bajra in your diet.  Bajra is a great option for those on a gluten free diet. Bajra is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance which is good for Diabetics and healthy heart but to be had in restricted quantity and had with low fat curds or raita to minimise the carb impact. See here for the detailed benefits of bajra flour

2. Paneer : Paneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetesPotassium in paneer helps to reduce the effect of high sodium, by lowering blood pressure and contraction of blood vessels, resulting in improved heart health and reduced risk of heart attack. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you?

3. 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 women'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.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Stuffed Bajra Roti ?

Yes. This recipe uses low fat paneer which is good for diabetics, weight loss and heart. Bajra is rich in Magnesium which improves insulin response by lowering insulin resistance which is good for Diabetics and healthy heart but to be had in restricted quantity and had with a low fat curd or raita to minimise the carb impact. In this case we have protein added from low fat paneer. 

Can healthy individuals have Stuffed Bajra Roti ?


Stuffed Bajra 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

Stuffed Bajra Roti is high in

1. Calcium : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.

2. Magnesium : Magnesium is required for formation of bones and teeth. helps in the metabolism of calcium and potassium.

3. Phosphorous Phosphorous works closely with calcium to build bones. 

4. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 

5. Fiber : Dietary fiber reduce the risk of heart disease, prevent the spike in blood sugar levels and hence super for diabetics. Consume more fruits, vegetables, moong, oats, matki, whole grains.

Note : a recipe is deemed high in a Vitamin or mineral if it meets 20% and above the recommended daily allowance based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

How to burn 172 calories that come from Stuffed Bajra Roti?

Walking (6 kmph) = 52 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 17 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 23 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 29 mins

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

Value per roti% Daily Values
Energy172 cal9%
Protein9.7 g18%
Carbohydrates28.6 g10%
Fiber3.7 g15%
Fat2.1 g3%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A599.7 mcg12%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.8 mg7%
Vitamin C5 mg12%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)18.1 mcg9%
Calcium297.8 mg50%
Iron2.4 mg11%
Magnesium72.2 mg21%
Phosphorus134.8 mg22%
Sodium96.4 mg5%
Potassium101.6 mg2%
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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