Nutritional Facts of Low Fat Mawa ( How To Make Khoya Or Mawa)

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Low Fat Mawa (  How To Make Khoya Or Mawa)

How many calories does one tbsp Low Fat Mawa have?

One tbsp Low Fat Mawa gives 44 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 28 calories, proteins account for 15 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 2 calories.  One tbsp Low Fat Mawa provides about 2 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Low Fat Mawa recipeKhoya or mawa is the key ingredient that imparts not only richness and taste to any Indian sweet or a dessert but also the required grainy texture and mouth feel.

Is Low Fat Mawa healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Made from low fat milk and cornflour.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Milk and Low Fat Milk : 1 cup of milk provides 70% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of Calcium. Milk promotes strong bones. Milk low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels. One cup of Milk gives 10 grams of carbs. Low fat milk has lower fat and the same benefits of milk

What's the problem?

Cornflour : This is a thickening agent and raises the blood sugar on consumption. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have  ?

No, diabetics cannot have it. As there os cornflour used in the recipe. 

Can healthy individuals have  ?

No, not suggested as there is cornflour. No for heart and weight loss. BUT this is healthier than full fat mawa.

Low Fat Mawa 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 44 calories that come from Low Fat Mawa?

Walking (6 kmph) = 13 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 4 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 6 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 8 mins

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


Value per per tbsp% Daily Values
Energy44 cal2%
Protein3.7 g7%
Carbohydrates7 g2%
Fiber0.2 g1%
Fat0.2 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A250.1 mcg5%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C0 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)6 mcg3%
Calcium153.6 mg26%
Iron0.2 mg1%
Magnesium19.3 mg6%
Phosphorus31.2 mg5%
Sodium50.1 mg3%
Potassium7.7 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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