Nutritional Facts of Buckwheat Dhokla, Faraal Buckwheat Dhokla

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How many calories does one serving of Buckwheat Dhokla have?

One serving of Buckwheat Dhokla gives 156 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 116 calories, proteins account for 20 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 17 calories.  One serving of Buckwheat Dhokla provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See here for buckwheat dhokla recipe.

Is Buckwheat Dhokla healthy?

Yes, buckwheat Dhokla is healthy. Made from buckwheat, sour curds, green chilli paste and ginger.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good in the dhokla.

Buckwheat : Buckwheat is a very good source of Iron and good to prevent anaemia. Rich in folate and good food for pregnant women. Buckwheat keeps your heart healthy and high in fibre and diabetic friendly. See here for 13 benefits of buckwheat

Curd + Low fat Curds :  Curds help in digestion as it has very good bacteria. Probiotics in curds acts as a mild laxative but, in case of diarrhoea and dysentery, it is a boon, if curd is used with rice.They help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity. The only difference between curds and low fat curds is the fat level. Read the benefits of curds to include in your daily diet. 

Ginger : Ginger is an effective cure for congestion, sore throat, cold and cough. It aids digestion. Ginger was found as effective as drugs in relieving menstrual pain. Ginger is effective in decreasing the cholesterol levels in patients with high cholesterol. See here for 16 Super Health Benefits of Adrak, Ginger.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Buckwheat Dhokla?

Yes, they can. Buckwheat works perfect with diabetes, cardiac and weight loss. 
Can healthy individuals have Buckwheat Dhokla?

Yes, this is healthy. Buckwheat is a super ingredient for vegetarians. Note that those dhokla are really filling due to lots of fibre. 

What healthy chutney to have with Buckwheat Dhokla?
Green Chutney
Green Chutney
We suggest you try fresh galric chutney recipe or green chutney recipe with these pancakes. 

Buckwheat Dhokla is good for

1. Healthy Lifestyle
2. Weight Gain
3. Diabetics
4. Heart Patients
5. Pregnancy
6. Kids
7. Women

Buckwheat Dhokla is high in

1. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism, prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 
2. Magnesium : Magnesium is required for formation of bones and teeth. helps in the metabolism of calcium and potassium.
3. 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
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 156 calories that come from one serving of Buckwheat Dhokla?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         47  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          16  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         21  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         27  mins

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


Value per per serving% Daily Values
Energy156 cal8%
Protein5 g9%
Carbohydrates29.1 g10%
Fiber3.8 g15%
Fat1.9 g3%
Cholesterol2 mg0%
Vitamin A20 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.4 mg40%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.2 mg18%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.9 mg16%
Vitamin C0.1 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)13.8 mcg7%
Calcium54.2 mg9%
Iron6.8 mg32%
Magnesium101.7 mg29%
Phosphorus21.2 mg4%
Sodium9.5 mg0%
Potassium169.6 mg4%
Zinc1 mg10%
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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