Nutritional Facts of Rajasthani Dal

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Rajasthani Kadhi, Dal
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Dals / Kadhis
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Low Calorie Dals, Low Calorie Kadhis
Rajasthani Dal

How many calories does one serving of Rajasthani Dal have?

One serving of Rajasthani Dal gives 126 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 86 calories, proteins account for 33 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 7 calories.  One serving of Rajasthani Dal provides about 6 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Rajasthani Dal recipe. Rajasthani delicacies are traditionally laden with ghee but not to worry, for here is a healthier version! chana dal helps to thicken the dal and imparts body to the dish. Add amchur as per your taste, more if you like it sour, else just a little.

Is Rajasthani Dal healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. But restrictions apply to some.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Moong Dal ( Green Moong Dal ) : Moong dal or green 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 and is pregnancy friendly. Being rich in Antioxidants like Flavonoids, mung reduces the damage done by free radicals to the blood vessels and lowers inflammation. 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.

2. Chana Dal ( split bengal gram) : One cup of cooked Chana Dal provides 33% of your protein for the day. Chana dal is  heart and diabetic friendly, also rich in fiber. Chana dal has high amount of potassium and low amount of sodium which makes it very effective in regulating your blood pressure. Read this article on complete benefits of chana dal

3. Onions (pyaz, kanda) :  Raw onions are a very valuable source of vitamin C – the immune building vitamin. Along with other phytonutrients from onions, it helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Yes, it’s a source of many antioxidants, the most important one amongst them being Quercetin. The quercetin which promotes production of HDL (good cholesterol) and lowers total cholesterol in the body. The sulphur in onions act as a blood thinner and prevents blood clotting too. This in turn would lower blood pressure and good for heart diabetics. Read the benefits of onions

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

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Moong Dal is heart and diabetes friendly. Chana dal is  heart and diabetic friendly, also rich in fiber.

Combine dal with  bajra roti, jowar rotiradish nachni roti recipe , basic ragi roti recipe, and whole wheat rotiwhole wheat bhakri recipe to make a healthy combination. Note that when you combine any dal with any cereal like bajrajowarragibuckwheatbarley or whole wheat to enhance the protein value

Bajra Roti

Bajra Roti

Can healthy individuals have Rajasthani Dal ?

Yes, this is healthy. 

Rajasthani Dal is high in

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

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

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

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 126 calories that come from one serving of Rajasthani Dal?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         38  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =          13  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =         17  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =         22  mins

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

Click here to view Rajasthani Dal recipe
Value per per serving% Daily Values
Energy126 cal6%
Protein8.3 g15%
Carbohydrates21.6 g7%
Fiber2.4 g10%
Fat0.8 g1%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A23 mcg0%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.2 mg20%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.9 mg8%
Vitamin C1 mg2%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)49.4 mcg25%
MINERALS
Calcium28.3 mg5%
Iron1.5 mg7%
Magnesium44 mg13%
Phosphorus138.3 mg23%
Sodium13.2 mg1%
Potassium375 mg8%
Zinc0.9 mg9%
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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