Nutritional Facts of Upvaas Thalipeeth ( Faraal Recipe), Calories in Upvaas Thalipeeth ( Faraal Recipe)

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one Upvaas Thalipeeth have?

One Upvaas Thalipeeth gives 149 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 66 calories, proteins account for 13 calorie and remaining calories come from fat which is 72 calories.  One Upvaas Thalipeeth provides about 7 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Upvaas Thalipeeth recipe.

Is Upvaas Thalipeeth healthy?

Well, this is tricky answer. Depends on how healthy you want to be. Made from rajgira flour, potatoes, peanuts, coriander and Indian spices. 

Let's understand the ingredients. 

What's good.

Rajgira flour : Rajgira flour is rich in protein, ½ cup of amaranth seeds provides 14.7 g of protein. The high fiber in general can help bind excess cholesterol and excrete it from the body, thus maintain healthy levels of cholesterol. Rajgira is rich in antioxidant help reduce inflammation in the body. Amaranth is an iron rich grain to be included in the diet to prevent or overcome anaemia. Diabetics should have this in limited quantity. See detailed benefits of rajgira flour.

Coriander (kothmir, dhania) : The antioxidants vitamin Avitamin C and the quercetin present in coriander works towards strengthening our immune system. Coriander is a fairly good source of iron and folate – the 2 nutrient which help in the production and maintenance of red blood cells in our blood. Good for reducing cholesterol and for diabetics. Read 9 benefits of coriander to understand details. 

Peanuts : Peanuts contain Vitamin B1, Thiamine which helps form ATP (Adenosine triphosphate) which body uses for energy. A handful of peanuts gives you 7.3 grams of Protein. Peanuts, Almonds, Walnuts and Cashews are rich in Protein and healthy monounsaturated fats which won’t spike your blood sugar levels and good for a diabetic snack and healthy heart snack. Eating a handful of Peanuts a day is said to increase the good cholesterol (HDL) in your body which is good for heart health. Read 11 amazing benefits of peanuts

What's the problem?

Potatoes (Aloo) : Potatoes being high in simple carbohydrates will lead to weight gain and are not good for people with diabetes, heart problem 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 Upvaas Thalipeeth ?

Well best avoided by diabetics as this recipe is high in carbs with potatoes and rajgira.

Can healthy individuals have Upvaas Thalipeeth?

Yes, but restrict the quantity of this as its high in carbs. Probably good for weight gain.

What is a healthier option to Upvaas Thalipeeth?

We suggest this quick thalipeeth recipe made without potatoes and rajgira. 

Thalipeeth, Quick Maharashtrian Thalipeeth
Thalipeeth, Quick Maharashtrian Thalipeeth

How to burn 149 calories that come from one Upvaas Thalipeeth?

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 thalipeeth% Daily Values
Energy149 cal7%
Protein3.3 g6%
Carbohydrates16.6 g6%
Fiber2.9 g12%
Fat8 g12%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A152.4 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.8 mg7%
Vitamin C3.5 mg9%
Vitamin E0.5 mg3%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)16.5 mcg8%
Calcium9.8 mg2%
Iron0.3 mg1%
Magnesium12.5 mg4%
Phosphorus26.1 mg4%
Sodium4.3 mg0%
Potassium64.3 mg1%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
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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