Nutritional Facts of Toovar Dal, Toovar Dal with Onions, Calories in Toovar Dal, Toovar Dal with Onions

by Tarla Dalal
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Cooking Method
Boiled Indian recipes

How many calories does Toor dal have?

One serving of Toor dal gives 151 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 88 calories, proteins account for 30 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 33 calories.  One Toor dal provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Is Toovar Dal with Cucumber Healthy?

Yes, toor dal is healthy. Made up of toor dal and onions with some Indian spices.

Let's understand the ingredients.

Toor Dal : Toor dal is rich in proteins, the building block of good health. High in fiber, diabetic and heart friendly. Being an excellent source of folic acid, pregnant women must include toor dal in their daily diet. See detailed benefits of toor dal

Onions : Yes, its a great Anti Oxidant. The phytochemical present in onions along with their Vitamin C help boost your immunity. The chromium in onions help regulate your blood pressure. The sulphur in the onion which brings you tears is actually good for your eyes. Raw onions keep your heart healthy and see here for total benefits of onions

What to combine your dal with?

Combine the toor dal with a bajra roti, jowar roti and whole wheat roti to make a healthy combination. Note that when you combine any dal with any cereal ( bajra, jowar, ragi, whole wheat ) then the protein quality is enhanced.

Toor Dal  is good for

1. Weight Loss
2. Diabetics
3. Heart Patients
4. Healthy Lifestyle
5. Obesity
Toor Dal is high in
1. Vitamin B1 (Thaimine)
2. Folic Acid
3. Phosphorus

How to burn 151 calories that come from Toor dal?

Walking (6 kmph) = 45 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 15 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 20 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 26 mins

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


Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy151 cal8%
Protein7.5 g14%
Carbohydrates22 g7%
Fiber3.3 g13%
Fat3.7 g6%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A153.3 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1 mg8%
Vitamin C7 mg18%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)35.8 mcg18%
Calcium37.4 mg6%
Iron1 mg5%
Magnesium33.1 mg9%
Phosphorus104.8 mg17%
Sodium10.5 mg1%
Potassium405.2 mg9%
Zinc0.3 mg3%
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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