Nutritional Facts of Moong Dal Kachori

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Moong Dal Kachori

How many calories does one Moong Dal Kachori have?

One  Moong Dal Kachori gives 195 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 75 calories, proteins account for 16 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 104 calories.  One  Moong Dal Kachori provides about 10 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Moong dal kachori is a flaky deep fried Indian snack which is very popular. 

Is Moong Dal Kachori healthy?

No, moong dal kachori is not healthy. Main Ingredient used are plain flour (maida),  Moong Dal, ghee in the dough and oil for deep frying.

What's good.

Yellow Moong Dal : The fibre (4.1 g in ¼ cup) present in yellow moong dal prevents the deposition of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the arteries which promotes a healthy heart in turn. Packed with nutrients like zinc (1.4 mg), protein (12.2 mg) and iron (1.95 mg), yellow moong dal helps to maintain the elasticity of your skin and help to keep it moist.  Fiberpotassium and magnesium from yellow moong dal will work together to regulate blood pressure and soothe the nerves and is diabetic friendly. See here for details of 7 amazing benefits of yellow moong dal

What's the problem with moong dal kachori?

Deep fried foods : This moong dal kachori is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. You're fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption. Also when you use the same oil again for deep frying then smoking point decreases which leads to the development of blue smoke which is not good for health. It also increases inflammation in the body and shuts down the fat burning process.

Is Moong Dal Kachori safe for diabetics, heart and overweight individuals?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. This recipe is deep fried. Any food that is deep fried is not suitable for healthy living. Your fat levels increase as deep frying increases oil absorption. Processed food, Deep Fried Foods also increases inflammation in the body and shuts down the fat burning process. Most diseases from heart, to cardio vascular, diabetes, parkinsons, alzheimer, cancer and obesity result when the cells get inflamed and don't then function correctly. Inflammation in the arteries can cause heart attacks. So your diet should contain foods that fight inflammation in the body. That's how your body gets healthier by eating the right stuff.

Are there any healthy chaat recipes you suggest? 

Yes, we suggest the following healthy chaat options like Oats ChaatMoong Dal ki ChaatGajar aur Moong Dal ki Chaat and Paneer aur Hare Chane ki Chaat. All these chaat recipes have no fried foods and made from dals, oats and chana which are healthy. 

Moong Dal Ki Chaat (100 Calorie Snacks)

Moong Dal Ki Chaat (100 Calorie Snacks)

Can healthy individuals have Moong Dal Kachori?

No, again this kachori does not slot in with healthy living. Just because its 195 calories does not mean you can eat it. It's very poor quality calories laden with bad fat. 

How to burn 195 calories that come from one Moong Dal Kachori?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         59  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          20  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         26  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         33  mins

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

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Value per per kachori% Daily Values
Energy195 cal10%
Protein4.1 g7%
Carbohydrates18.8 g6%
Fiber0.9 g4%
Fat11.5 g17%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A110.6 mcg2%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.6 mg5%
Vitamin C0.1 mg0%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)12.4 mcg6%
MINERALS
Calcium10.3 mg2%
Iron0.9 mg4%
Magnesium20.8 mg6%
Phosphorus55.8 mg9%
Sodium5.2 mg0%
Potassium113.7 mg2%
Zinc0.3 mg3%
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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