Nutritional Facts of Bajra Khichdi To Control Acidity

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How many calories does one serving of Bajra Khichdi have?

One serving of Bajra Khichdi gives 252 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 153 calories, proteins account for 45 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 54 calories. One serving of Bajra Khichdi provides about 13 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Bajra Khichdi recipeStuffed to the core with iron health, this khichadi is a treat for elders and the children in the family!

Is Bajra Khichdi healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

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 18 benefits of bajra flour and why you should have it.

Yellow Moong Dal : The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn. Packed with nutrients like zinc (1.4 mg), protein (12.2 mg) and iron (1.95 mg), yellow moong dal helps to maintain the elasticity of your skin and help to keep it moist.  Fiberpotassium and magnesium from yellow moong dal will work together to regulate blood pressure and soothe the nerves and is diabetic friendly. See here for details of 7 amazing benefits of yellow moong dal

Ghee : Other than calories and fats, the only nutrients that ghee is rich in are the vitamins – all of which are fat-soluble. All the 3 vitamins (Vitamin AVitamin E and Vitamin K) are antioxidants which have a role in removing free radicals from the body and protecting our cell as well as help in maintaining skin health and glow. Ghee is an excellent, high-quality selection medium of cooking because of its high smoke point. As compared to most oils and butter, ghee can handle a smoke point of 230°C, 450°F, thus its less prone to oxidant and destruction of nutrients. Yes, ghee does contain cholesterol, but some amount of cholesterol is needed by the body. Cholesterol has some functions to play too. It is necessary for hormone production, brain function, cell health and lubricating the joints. It is, in reality, a high quality fat for the body and brain. Ghee is loaded with fats but that’s medium chain fatty acids (MCT) which aid in weight loss. Ghee is healthy for daibetics in small amounts and you need to check your fat intake at the same time. Learn to easily make your ghee at home which is free of preservatives. See benefits of ghee

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

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. 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. The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn.

Some other healthy Khichdi recipes to choose from

We suggest the following healthy khichdi like fada ni khichdi recipevitamin khichdi recipebuckwheat moong dal and vegetable khichdibajra moong and green peas khichdi and barley khichdi. All these recipes have ZERO usage of rice and portion control is suggested for diabetics. 

What is a healthy accompaniment to this Khichdi?

We suggest you pair it with homemade curds using cows milk or low fat curds or a cucumber and pudina raita

Can healthy individuals have Bajra Khichdi ?

Yes.

Bajra Khichdi is high in

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

2. Folic Acid : Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy.

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

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

5. Zinc : Zinc  is involved in collagen synthesis and this helps repair skin and helps build immunity. 

6. Iron Iron is essential in the chemical reactions that produce energy from foods. Eat more greens and garden cress seeds to prevent you from being anaemic. Here are the top 7 sources of iron rich foods

7. Protein : Protein is required for the managing the wear and tear of all cells of the body. 

8. 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 252 calories that come from one serving of Bajra Khichdi?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hr 16 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 25 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 34 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 43 mins

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

Value per per serving% Daily Values
Energy252 cal13%
Protein11.3 g21%
Carbohydrates38.2 g13%
Fiber5.8 g23%
Fat6.1 g9%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A91 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.4 mg12%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)59 mcg30%
MINERALS
Calcium36.3 mg6%
Iron3.5 mg17%
Magnesium74 mg21%
Phosphorus81.4 mg14%
Sodium12 mg1%
Potassium466.2 mg10%
Zinc1.8 mg18%
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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