Nutritional Facts of Kesar Peda

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CUISINE
Rajasthani Mithai, Sweets
COURSE
Easy, Simple
COURSE
Comfort Foods
Kesar Peda

How many calories does one Kesar Peda have?

One Kesar Peda gives 98 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 41 calories, proteins account for 14 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 42 calories.  One Kesar Peda provides about 5 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Kesar Peda recipe. Kesar Peda has a characteristic opulence about it, with the dominant flavours of saffron and cardamom lacing the intense richness of mava. By using readymade mava we have brought down the cooking time required to make this traditional mithai. You still have to plan ahead when you want to prepare this, as it requires a day’s cooling. After being allowed to cool for a day, the mixture appears to be quite hard, but once you crumble it, you will get the required peda texture. You can prepare and store the Kesar Pedas in the fridge in an airtight container, for a week.

Is Kesar Peda healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Paneer : Paneer or mava is the same thing. Paneer contains high quality protein and calcium which aids in weight loss. Since paneer is low in carbs and high in protein it gets digested slowly and hence good for diabetesPotassium in paneer helps to reduce the effect of high sodium, by lowering blood pressure and contraction of blood vessels, resulting in improved heart health and reduced risk of heart attack. Great for weight loss and read the interesting article on is paneer good for you?

What's the problem?

1. Sugar : Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The 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. To live a healthy life, try and cut sugar which from your diet. It requires a slow and deliberate attempt to do it. Find hidden sugar in packaged foods and drinks and stop having those products. Did you know that a can of your favourite soft drink is estimated to have 1/2 cup of sugar. Refinded carbohydrates like maida, sugar, bread, pasta, noodles and sugar on consumption get stored as unhealthy fat in the body. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Kesar Peda?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Sugar used in the recipe is also called white poison. It is a simple carbohydrate with zero nutritional value. On intake, sugar will cause inflammation of the body which will last for many hours. It will spike your blood sugar level and shut down the fat burning process. This also causes high blood sugar levels in your body. The 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.

What is a healthier Indian dessert option ?

We suggest you try low fat gajjar halwa recipe which uses dates as a sweetener and low fat milk which works well for diabetics. Make oats and mixed nuts ladoo recipe which is sweetened by jaggery or oats and dates kheer

Oats and Dates Kheer, Healthy Indian Dessert Without Sugar

Oats and Dates Kheer, Healthy Indian Dessert Without Sugar

Try a jowar based Indian dessert which is s a complex carb and will be absorbed slowly in the blood stream and not cause a spike in insulin. The jowar apple sheera recipe is made with the addition of cows milk and apples and sweetened with honey.

Can healthy individuals have Kesar Peda?

No, stay away from sugar. 

Kesar Peda is high in

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

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 98 calories that come from one Kesar Peda?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         29  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          10  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         13  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         17  mins
   

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

Click here to view Kesar Peda recipe
Value per per peda% Daily Values
Energy98 cal5%
Protein3.6 g7%
Carbohydrates10.3 g3%
Fiber0 g0%
Fat4.7 g7%
Cholesterol0.1 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A27.3 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.1 mg1%
Vitamin C1.1 mg3%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0 mcg0%
MINERALS
Calcium172.7 mg29%
Iron0 mg0%
Magnesium0.1 mg0%
Phosphorus76 mg13%
Sodium0.1 mg0%
Potassium0.3 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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