Nutritional Facts of Green Chutney ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes)

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CUISINE
Mumbai Street Food
COURSE
Chutney
COOKING METHOD
No Cooking Veg Indian
Green Chutney ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes)

How many calories does one tablespoon of Green Chutney have?

One tablespoon of Green Chutney gives 14 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 11 calories, proteins account for 2 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 1 calories.  One tablespoon of Green Chutney provides about 1 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Green Chutney recipe. Chaat without green chutney? Never! One of the most important ingredients used by Mumbai’s street-food vendors, the Green Chutney is used not just in the preparation of chaat but also in various other exciting dishes like vada pav and sandwiches too. You can even serve it as an off-beat dip for chips!

Is Green Chutney healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Let's see why.

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. 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 good for diabetics. Read 9 benefits of coriander to understand details. 

2. Spinach (Palak) : Spinach is one of the richest plant sources of Iron and it should be part of a healthy diet for everyone.  Raw spinach is very rich in insoluble fibre, 25% having soluble fiber and 75% insoluble fiber.  Spinach is good for the heartdiabetics and eyes. Read this on the 17 benefits of spinach and why you should eat it. 

3. Green Chillies : Antioxidant vitamin C in green chillies protects the body from effects of harmful free radicals and prevents stress. It is probably the high fiber which helps in controlling blood sugar levels. This it is a welcome addition to a diabetic diet. Suffering from anaemia? Add green chillies to your list of iron rich foods too. For complete details see benefits of green chilli

4. Lemon, Lemon Juice : Lemon is a very good source of Vitamin C and thus helps in the production of  white blood cells and antibodies in the blood which attacks invading microorganisms, prevents infection and builds immunity. Therefore, Lemon juice is given to prevent common cold. The ascorbic acid in lemon juice helps in absorption of iron from the food. So if you’re iron deficient or have anaemia squeeze a lemon on iron rich recipes. See detailed benefits of lemon, lemon juice.

What's the problem?

Plain flour (maida) : This recipe uses 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 diabeticsheart patientsThe development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat. This leads to diabetes and further onwards to heart attack, high blood pressure, strokes, impotence and kidney damage.  Read is maida good for you to understand fully.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Green Chutney?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. This recipe uses 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 diabeticsheart patientsThe development of prediabetes comes from uncontrolled eating sugar and refined food products for many years and the classic symptom is if you have excess belly fat.

Healthy Chutney to have

Have this with nutritious green chutney recipe which has ZERO sugar used in it made with mint leaves, onions and coriander, lehsun ka chutneygreen garlic chutney or green chutney recipe.  Coconut based options are healthy coconut chutney made from coconut and coriander and coconut coriander green chutney for idlis dosa uttapam vada.

Nutritious Green Chutney

Nutritious Green Chutney

Can healthy individuals have Green Chutney?

No.

How to burn 14 calories that come from one tablespoon of Green Chutney?

Walking (6 kmph)     =           4  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            1  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =           2  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =           2  mins

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

Value per per tbsp% Daily Values
Energy14 cal1%
Protein0.6 g1%
Carbohydrates2.7 g1%
Fiber0.3 g1%
Fat0.1 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A385.1 mcg8%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C7.6 mg19%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)5.7 mcg3%
MINERALS
Calcium10.9 mg2%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium6.6 mg2%
Phosphorus4.3 mg1%
Sodium3.5 mg0%
Potassium18 mg0%
Zinc0 mg0%
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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