Nutritional Facts of Moong Dal Dhokla ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking)

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Moong Dal Dhokla (  Low Calorie Healthy Cooking)

How many calories does one serving of Moong Dal Dhokla have?

One serving of Moong Dal Dhokla gives 162 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 112 calories, proteins account for 45 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 5 calories.  One serving of Moong Dal Dhokla provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See low calorie Moong Dal Dhokla recipeMoong Dal Dhokla, is rich in zincfolic acidiron and protein

Adding veggies further increases the fibre, folic acid and iron content substantially. 

This suavely flavoured, zero-oil, popular Guajarati farsan is great for people who are counting their calories. Devour this any-time snack with healthy green chutney for that extra zing.

Is Moong Dal Dhokla healthy?

Yes, moong dal dhokla is healthy. Made from green moong dal, low fat curds, carrot and cabbage.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

Moong Dal ( Green Moong Dal ) : Moong dal is rich in Folate, Vitamin B9 or Folic Acid which helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially red blood cells. Moong Dal is heart and diabetes friendly. Moong Dal or Split Green Gram are high in Fibre and 1 cup of cooked Moong dal gives 28.52% of your daily Fibre requirements. See here for 9 fabulous benefits of Moong Dal.

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. 

Carrots : 1 cup carrot is used. Carrots have the nutrient Beta Carotene which is a form of Vitamin A, helps prevent deterioration of the eye as one gets older and prevents night blindness. Carrot is great for the eyes.They relieve constipation, lower blood pressure, have fibre. Read the 11 super benefiits of carrots and why to include in your daily diet.

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Moong Dal Dhokla?

Yes, they can. Being high in fibre is always good for diabetes and cardiac patients. Moong Dal is heart and diabetes friendly. Curd help in weight reduction, good for your heart and build immunity.

Can healthy individuals have Moong Dal Dhokla?

Sure, its super healthy. Enjoy them.

What to serve moong dal dhokla with?

Serve with healthy green chutney.

Healthy Green Chutney

Healthy Green Chutney

Moong Dal Dhokla is good for

1. Healthy Lifestyle

2. Weight loss

3. Diabetics

4. Heart Patients

5. Weight Gain

6. Kids

7. Pregnancy

Moong Dal Dhokla is high in

1. Protein : Protein is required for the managing the wear and tear of all cells of the       body. 

2. Folic Acid : Folic acid is an essential vitamin required throughout pregnancy.

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

4. Vitamin B1 : Vitamin B1 protects nerves, helps in carbohydrate metabolism,             prevents heart diseases and helps produce red blood cells. 

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 162 calories that come from Moong Dal Dhokla?

Walking (6 kmph) = 49 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 16 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 22 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 28 mins

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

Value per per piece% Daily Values
Energy44 cal2%
Protein3.1 g6%
Carbohydrates7.6 g3%
Fiber1.1 g4%
Fat0.2 g0%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A37.8 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.3 mg3%
Vitamin C1 mg2%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)17.6 mcg9%
Calcium12.4 mg2%
Iron0.5 mg2%
Magnesium16.6 mg5%
Phosphorus58 mg10%
Sodium4.7 mg0%
Potassium142.3 mg3%
Zinc0.4 mg4%
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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Moong Dal Dhokla ( Low Calorie Healthy Cooking)
 on 16 Nov 19 03:00 AM

I loved this recipe! Feels satiated without being full to your gills with this lighter version of traditional dhokla. What is the serving size used that provides 162 calories? Please let me know in grams per serving or tbsps. Thanks Tarla, Rashmi
Tarla Dalal
16 Nov 19 01:59 PM
   Dear Rashmi The serving size has been updated to 18 pieces in all. So its 44 calories per piece now.