Nutritional Facts of Rasmalai, Bengali Rasmalai Recipe

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CUISINE
Bengali Sweets
COURSE
Chenna
COURSE
Traditional Indian Mithai
Rasmalai, Bengali Rasmalai Recipe

How many calories does one piece of Rasmalai have?

One piece of Rasmalai gives 331 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 134 calories, proteins account for 35 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 118 calories.  One piece of Rasmalai provides about 17 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

See Rasmalai recipe. Get set to prepare the all-time favourite Bengali delight right in your own kitchen! We show you the whole process, right from curdling the milk to make fresh and succulent paneer, to making super-soft rasgullas from it, and soaking them in aromatic and spicy saffron milk to make authentic Rasmalai. Refrigerate this delightful mithai and enjoy it cold. During auspicious and festive occasion make this Rasmalai at home and enjoy with freinds and relatives.

Is Rasmalai healthy?

No, this is not healthy. Let's see why. This recipe uses full fat milk and sugar which is not healthy.  

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Milk and Low Fat Milk : 1 cup of milk provides 70% of the Recommended Daily Allowance of Calcium. Milk promotes strong bones. The Calcium in Milk helps to protect your teeth against gum disease and keeps your jaw bone strong and healthy. Milk is low in carbs and therefore does not raise blood glucose levels. However diabetics must consider including low fat milk as advised by their dietitian only so as to avoid any fluctuations in blood sugar levels. Protein is another key nutrient which milk is rich in - 8.6 g from a cup. So all those looking to build protein stores can add milk and its products like curd and paneer to their diet. One cup of Milk gives 10 grams of carbs.  Low fat milk has lower fat and the same benefits of milk

2. Lemon, Lemon Juice : Lemon is a very good source of Vitamin C and thus helps in the production of  white blood cells and antibodies in the blood which attacks invading microorganisms, prevents infection and builds immunity. Therefore, Lemon juice is given to prevent common cold. The ascorbic acid in lemon juice helps in absorption of iron from the food. So if you’re iron deficient or have anaemia squeeze a lemon on iron rich recipes. See detailed benefits of lemon, lemon juice.

3. 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

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 Rasmalai?

No, this recipe is not good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. This recipe uses full fat milk and sugar which is not healthy.  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. 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. Make oats and mixed nuts ladoo recipe which is sweetened by jaggery or oats and dates kheer

Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa

Low Fat Carrot Halwa, Healthy Gajar Halwa

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 Rasmalai?

No, too much sugar used in the recipe. 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.

Rasmalai is high in

1. Calcium : Calcium  is a mineral that makes bones stay strong. Required from kids to adults.

2. 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 331 calories that come from Four Rasmalai?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hr 39 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 33 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 44 mins          

Swimming (2 kmph) = 57 mins

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

Value per per piece% Daily Values
Energy331 cal17%
Protein8.7 g16%
Carbohydrates33.6 g11%
Fiber0.1 g0%
Fat13.1 g20%
Cholesterol32.2 mg8%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A322.4 mcg7%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.2 mg18%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.2 mg2%
Vitamin C3.8 mg10%
Vitamin E0 mg0%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)11.6 mcg6%
MINERALS
Calcium426.3 mg71%
Iron0.4 mg2%
Magnesium39.1 mg11%
Phosphorus262.4 mg44%
Sodium38.4 mg2%
Potassium193.5 mg4%
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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