Nutritional Facts of Whole Wheat Methi Khakra

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Whole Wheat Methi Khakra

 

 

See Whole Wheat Methi Khakra recipe. It is easy to ask somebody to give up unhealthy snacks, but it is quite difficult to achieve the goal! Instead, try treating yourself and your family to healthy short-eats like this Whole Wheat Methi Khakhra, which is so tasty that you will naturally lose your craving for junky snacks! Khakhra, the all-time favourite Gujarati snack is enhanced with a sprinkling of powered spices and sesame seeds, which makes it an irresistible treat for your palate! Made of whole wheat, these khakhras are a rich source of complex carbohydrates, protein and fibre. The sesame adds to the calcium quotient of this yummy snack, while methi gives iron to build your haemoglobin stores. Keep a batch of these Whole Wheat Methi Khakhras in an airtight container, ready to munch when you are hungry, be it at home, in office or even when you travel.

Is whole wheat methi khakra healthy?

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

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

1. Whole Wheat flour : Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food.  Whole wheat flour is rich in Phosphorus which is a major mineral which works closely with calcium to build our bones. Vitamin B9 helps your body to produce and maintain new cells, especially increase red blood cells. See detailed 11 benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

2. Methi leaves (fenugreek leaves) : Methi leaves are low in caloriepowerful antioxidant and cures mouth ulcers. Fenugreek leaves help in improving glucose and insulin responses, hence good for diabetics. The levels of cholesterol also reduced with intakes of fenugreek leaves. Rich in Vitamin K which is good for bone metabolism. See all benefits of methi leaves here. 

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have whole wheat methi khakra  ?

Yes, this recipe is good for diabetics, heart and weight loss. Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. Fenugreek leaves help in improving glucose and insulin responses, hence good for diabetics. The levels of cholesterol also reduced with intakes of fenugreek leaves.

What is a healthy accompaniment to this khakra?

We suggest you pair it with homemade curds using cows milk or low fat curds.

Can healthy individuals have whole wheat methi khakra?

Yes.

whole wheat methi khakhra is good for

1. Healthy Recipes Lifestyle

2. Low Calorie Snack

3. Diabetic Snacks

4. Healthy Heart Snacks

5. Pregnancy snacks

6. Kids snacks

7. Low Acidity breakfast

8. Low Blood pressure snacks

Value per per khakhra% Daily Values
Energy65 cal3%
Protein2.1 g4%
Carbohydrates12 g4%
Fiber2.2 g9%
Fat1.2 g2%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
VITAMINS
Vitamin A37.2 mcg1%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)0.7 mg6%
Vitamin C0.7 mg2%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)6.7 mcg3%
MINERALS
Calcium19.1 mg3%
Iron0.9 mg4%
Magnesium24.6 mg7%
Phosphorus61.2 mg10%
Sodium4.3 mg0%
Potassium54.5 mg1%
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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