Nutritional Facts of Basic Chana Dal Recipe

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High Fiber
Potassium Rich
Basic Chana Dal Recipe
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How many calories does one serving of Basic Chana Dal Recipe have?

One serving of Basic Chana Dal Recipe gives 222 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 102 calories, proteins account for 33 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 87 calories.  One serving of Basic Chana Dal Recipe provides about 11 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Is Chana Dal healthy?

Yes, chana dal  is healthy. Made up of chana dal, onions, tomatoes and cucumber with some Indian spices.

Let's understand the ingredients.

Chana Dal : One cup of cooked Chana Dal provides 33% of your protein for the day. Chana dal is Heart and diabetic friendly, also rich in fiber. Read this article on complete benefits of chana dal.

Cucumber : Is low in calories and healthy. It has a high water content.

Tomatoes : Tomatoes are a powerful anitoxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes

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

Combine the chana dal recipe 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.

Chana Dal  is good for

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

How to burn 222 calories that come from Basic Chana Dal Recipe?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1hr 7 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 22 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 30 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 38 mins

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


Value per per serving% Daily Values
Energy222 cal11%
Protein8.3 g15%
Carbohydrates25.4 g8%
Fiber6.4 g26%
Fat9.7 g15%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A322.3 mcg7%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.1 mg9%
Vitamin C12.1 mg30%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)65.1 mcg33%
Calcium45.5 mg8%
Iron2.3 mg11%
Magnesium0 mg0%
Phosphorus0 mg0%
Sodium32.8 mg2%
Potassium337.5 mg7%
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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Basic Chana Dal Recipe
 on 09 Nov 20 10:57 AM

What is the size of the serving?
Tarla Dalal
10 Nov 20 01:26 PM
   We don’t weigh the weight of the food we cook. We estimate the amount a serving size is. The key to take from the analysis of a recipe is if it''s healthy and fits into your lifestyle. When in doubt, eat less of that recipe.