Nutritional Facts of Ridge Gourd and Amaranth Shaag Bhaja

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Ridge Gourd and Amaranth Shaag Bhaja

How many calories does one serving of Ridge Gourd and Amaranth Shaag Bhaja have?

One serving of Ridge Gourd and Amaranth Shaag Bhaja gives 52 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 20 calories, proteins account for 7 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 24 calories.  One serving of Ridge Gourd and Amaranth Shaag Bhaja provides about 3 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Ridge Gourd and Amaranth Shaag Bhaja recipeThis Bengali style subzi features a unique combination of veggies, simply but tastily flavoured with everyday ingredients. Iron-rich chawli leaves come together with ridge gourd, which gives not just more nutrition but also a good texture and volume to the subzi.

Is Ridge Gourd and Amaranth Shaag Bhaja healthy?

Yes, this is healthy. Made from ridge gourd, green chawli leaves, onions, tomatoes and spices.

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Chawli Leaves, Amaranth Leaves :  It helps reduce the bad cholesterol (LDL) from the body. Moreover it also has small amounts of potassium and magnesium, the two nutrients which maintains heart health. Chawli Leaves Good for Anaemia. With a whooping amount of 32.2% of Vitamin A, chawli leaves can in truth work towards improving vision. It’s the fiber found in amaranth leaves which is good for the gut and constipation. See detailed benefits of chawli leaves

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

Turai (Ridge Gourd ) : This ridge gourd is absolutely low in calories and carbs, thus making it a very virtuous choice for those on low-cal and low-carb diet. Consuming ridge gourd regularly can help to maintain blood sugar levels and hence diabetic friendly. Its absolutely low in fat and nil in cholesterol. A subzi made with ridge gourd with minimal amount of oil is truly a welcome addition for those with heart diseases. See detailed benefits of turai ridge gourd

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Ridge Gourd and Amaranth Shaag Bhaja ?

Yes. Chawli Leaves Good for Anaemia. With a whooping amount of 32.2% of Vitamin A, chawli leaves can in truth work towards improving vision.  Onions helps to build WBC (white blood cells) which serves as a line of defence against illness. Consuming ridge gourd regularly can help to maintain blood sugar levels and hence diabetic friendly. Its absolutely low in fat and nil in cholesterol.

Can healthy individuals have Ridge Gourd and Amaranth Shaag Bhaja?

Yes, this is healthy. We suggest options bajra roti, jowar rotiradish nachni roti recipe , basic ragi roti recipe, and whole wheat roti to make a healthy combination.

Ridge Gourd and Amaranth Shaag Bhaja is good for

1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle

2. Weight Loss subzis

3. Diabetic Subzis

4. Healthy Heart Subzis

5. Preconception recipe

6. Kids weight loss

7. Pregnancy folic acid 

 

Ridge Gourd and Amaranth Shaag Bhaja is high in

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

2. Vitamin C :  Vitamin C is a great defence against coughs and colds.

3. Vitamin A : Vitamin A is crucial for healthy vision, cell growth and healthy skin. 

4. 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 52 calories that come from one serving of Ridge Gourd and Amaranth Shaag Bhaja?

Walking (6 kmph)     =         16  mins
Running (11 kmph)     =            5  mins
Cycling (30 kmph)     =           7  mins
Swimming (2 kmph)     =           9  mins

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

Value per per serving% Daily Values
Energy52 cal3%
Protein1.8 g3%
Carbohydrates5 g2%
Fiber2 g8%
Fat2.7 g4%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A1940.6 mcg40%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0 mg0%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.1 mg9%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.4 mg3%
Vitamin C39.2 mg98%
Vitamin E
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)54.6 mcg27%
MINERALS
Calcium151.3 mg25%
Iron1.4 mg7%
Magnesium0 mg0%
Phosphorus0 mg0%
Sodium80.7 mg4%
Potassium161.5 mg3%
Zinc0.2 mg2%
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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