Nutritional Facts of Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)

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CUISINE
Gujarati Dal / Kadhi
CUISINE
Jain Dal, Jain Kadhi
OCCASION & PARTY
Indian Party
Kadhi ( Gujarati Recipe)

How many calories does one serving of Kadhi have?

One serving of Kadhi gives 241 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 97 calories, proteins account for 33 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 91 calories.  One serving of Kadhi provides about 12 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Kadhi recipeKadhi is inseparable from gujarati cuisine. It is basically a wonderful sweet and spicy curd mixture thickened with gram flour, which can be enhanced in many ways using other ingredients like pakoras and koftas. This simple dish requires tact and perfection, which comes from practice. Remember never to boil the kadhi on a high flame as it tends to curdle.

Is Kadhi healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. 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. 

2. Besan : Besan has more good fat than whole wheat flour and also higher protein content. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. Besan is high in Folate or folic acid, which is important for rapid growth and multiplication of red blood cells and white blood cells (WBC) in the bone marrow. Rich in complex carbohydrates and with a low glycemic index, besan is good for diabetics too. See detailed benefits of besan and why it's good for you. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Kadhi ?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss  but use low fat curds and drop the sugar in the recipe. 

You can follow this healthy kadhi low fat kadhi recipe.

Healthy Kadhi, Low Fat Kadhi Recipe

Healthy Kadhi, Low Fat Kadhi Recipe

Can healthy individuals have Kadhi ?

You need to remove or reduce the sugar and then have the kadhi. Kadhi goes well with the following khichdi options : buckwheat moong and vegetable khichdivitamin khichdifada ni khichdibohri khichdi and buckwheat and sprouts khichdi. Note that these khichdi recipes have ZERO rice used in them and are diabetic, heart friendly.

Bohri Khichdi

Bohri Khichdi

Kadhi is high in

1. Calcium : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.

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

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 241 calories that come from Kadhi?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1hr 12 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 24 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 32 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 41 mins

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

Value per per serving% Daily Values
Energy161 cal8%
Protein5.5 g10%
Carbohydrates16.1 g5%
Fiber1.9 g8%
Fat6.7 g10%
Cholesterol10.7 mg3%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A137.8 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.4 mg3%
Vitamin C0.8 mg2%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)22.2 mcg11%
MINERALS
Calcium147 mg24%
Iron0.8 mg4%
Magnesium28.9 mg8%
Phosphorus128 mg21%
Sodium21.8 mg1%
Potassium150 mg3%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
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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