Nutritional Facts of Mawa Peda, Quick Mava Peda, Khoya Peda

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COURSE
Peda / Laddoo
COURSE
Traditional Indian Mithai
OCCASION & PARTY
Diwali
Mawa Peda, Quick Mava Peda, Khoya Peda

How many calories does one Mawa Peda have?

One Mawa Peda gives 133 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 45 calories, proteins account for 22 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 67 calories.  One Mawa Peda provides about 7 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Mawa Peda recipe. Festival or no festival, Indians love sweets! And, with the festival season just around the corner, the search for easy but tasty sweets like Quick Mawa Peda only becomes more intense. Well, here is one recipe that is sure to make it to your book of favourites. The traditional, evergreen mithai - Khoya Peda has been made easy and quick using readymade mawa. Make sure you use regular mawa for this peda and not the hariyali mawa that is used to make Gulab Jamun

Is Mawa Peda healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Let's see why. Made from Mava, sugar and almonds. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Almonds (badam) Almonds are rich in B complex vitamins such as Vitamin B1, ThiamineVitamin B3, Niacin and Folate which plays an important role in the brain development. Almonds balances your cholesterol levels. almonds have a very low glycemic index and good for diabetics. See all 13 super health benefits of almonds

2. Paneer : Paneer (Mava) 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 Mawa 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. To live a healthy life, try and cut sugar which from your diet. It requires a slow and deliberate attempt to do it.

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. Also dry fruits stuffed dates is healthy. Make oats and mixed nuts ladoo recipe which is sweetened by jaggery,  oats and dates kheer and anjeer and mixed nuts barfi (not for diabetics).

Dry Fruit Stuffed Dates

Dry Fruit Stuffed Dates

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 Mawa Peda?

No. 

Mawa 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 133 calories that come from Mawa Peda?

Walking (6 kmph) = 40 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 13 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 18 mins          

Swimming (2 kmph) = 23 mins

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

Value per per peda% Daily Values
Energy133 cal7%
Protein5.4 g10%
Carbohydrates11.2 g4%
Fiber0 g0%
Fat7.4 g11%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A37.5 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C1.5 mg4%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)0.6 mcg0%
MINERALS
Calcium244.4 mg41%
Iron0.1 mg0%
Magnesium5.6 mg2%
Phosphorus113.2 mg19%
Sodium0 mg0%
Potassium12.9 mg0%
Zinc0.1 mg1%
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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