Nutritional Facts of Urad Dal Roti, Calories in Urad Dal Roti

by Tarla Dalal
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Cooking Method
Indian Tawa


How many calories does one Urad Dal Roti have?

One Urad Dal Roti gives 163 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 71 calories, proteins account for 22 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 71 calories.  One Urad Dal Roti provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Is Urad Dal Roti healthy?

No, the urad dal roti is not healthy. Lets see why. While this is a protein rich recipe got from urad dal, the issue is the usage of plain flour. 

The problem

Plain flour : This recipe uses 1/4 cup of plain flour or maida which is refined carb not suitable for healthy lifestyle. Maida consumption in any food should be totally avoided or just a little bit of usage as any consumption of this will cause a larger spike in blood levels which is not good for diabetics, heart patients. Read is maida good for you to understand fully.

What's good in the recipe.

Whole Wheat flour : 1/4 cup of whole wheat flour is used. Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

Urad Dal : 1 cup of cooked urad dal gives 69.30% of folic acid of your daily requirement of folate.  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. See here for 10 super benefits of urad dal

The solution

A better option for Urad dal roti is to have rotis made of bajra, jowar, whole wheat flour. See why the low calories for jowar roti recipe is a fab option. and As a cheat meal, please have it. 

What is a healthy accompaniment to the Sabzi? Have healthy rotis.

We suggest a bajra roti, jowar rotiradish nachni roti recipe , basic ragi roti recipe, and whole wheat roti to make a healthy combination.


Bajra Roti

How to burn 163 calories that come from Urad Dal Roti?

Walking (6 kmph) = 49 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 16 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 22 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 28 mins

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


Value per roti% Daily Values
Energy163 cal8%
Protein5.4 g10%
Carbohydrates17.8 g6%
Fiber2.8 g11%
Fat7.9 g12%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A144.6 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.7 mg6%
Vitamin C1.4 mg3%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)25.6 mcg13%
Calcium32.4 mg5%
Iron1.1 mg5%
Magnesium32.6 mg9%
Phosphorus92.7 mg15%
Sodium9 mg0%
Potassium165.4 mg4%
Zinc0.7 mg7%
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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