Nutritional Facts of Tandoori Aloo, Calories in Tandoori Aloo

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving (skewer) Tandoori Aloo have?

One serving (140 grams each skewer)  Tandoori Aloo gives 162 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 22 calories, proteins account for 8 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 132 calories.  One tbsp Tandoori Aloo provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

162 calories for 1 skewer of Tandoori Aloo, Cholesterol 24.2 mg, Carbohydrates 5.6g, Protein 1.8g, Fat 14.7g. Find how much fibre, iron, calcium, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, sodium, potassium, folic acid is present in Tandoori Aloo.

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tandoori aloo tikka recipe is one of our favorite starter dishes which we order often in restaurants. So, I had to give it a shot and create a recipe that can be done at home also, with ease without using tandoor.

This restaurant style tandoori aloo which is not just brimming with flavor, but is simple to make appetizer too. Potatoes are marinated with a curd based marinate which is spicy and chatpata and charred on open flame for the restaurant style tandoor effect at home.

Tips to make tandoori aloo: 1. You can also use baby potatoes to make this recipe. 2. If you do not have steel skewer, you can cook this tandoori aloo on pan. 3. If you like you can also use coloured capsicum cubes instead of green capsicum.

Is Tandoori Aloo healthy? 

Yes for some. No for people with health issue.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Onions (pyaz, kanda) :  Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin in Onions promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions

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 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.  

Capsicum (Bell Peppers, red, green and yellow capsicum) : Rich in vitamin Ccapsicum protect and maintain the lining of the heart. Low glycemic index (40) colourful capsicum are immune boosters. Colourful capsicums (red, green and yellow capsicum) are not only visually appealing but also good for your eyes too, as they contain antioxidant Lutein, which protects the eye from cataracts and degeneration of the eye. Capsicum is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells in the bone marrow. See detailed benefits of capsicum

Curd + Low fat Curds, hung curds :  Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice. Curd is one of the richest sources of proteincalcium and minerals. They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. Being low in sodium, it is safe to be eaten by individuals with high blood pressure. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Note that one cup curds gives half cup hung curds. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

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 over weight individuals have Tandoori Aloo  ?

No. Potatoes being high in simple carbohydrates which can lead to weight gain and are not good for people with diabetes and obesity.

Who is tandoori aloo good for ?

Tandoori aloo are recommended for malnourished children and people with low weight. 

Value per skewer% Daily Values
Energy162 cal8%
Protein1.8 g3%
Carbohydrates5.6 g2%
Fiber1 g4%
Fat14.7 g22%
Cholesterol24.2 mg6%
Vitamin A460.8 mcg10%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C25.6 mg64%
Vitamin E0.3 mg2%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)9.9 mcg5%
Calcium61.1 mg10%
Iron0.5 mg2%
Magnesium12.7 mg4%
Phosphorus48.8 mg8%
Sodium77.1 mg4%
Potassium110.3 mg2%
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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