Nutritional Facts of Aloo Paratha, How To Make Aloo Paratha

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How many calories does one Aloo Paratha have?

One whole wheat Aloo paratha gives 222 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 90 calories, proteins account for 13 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 54 calories. One Chapati provides about 8 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

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Is whole wheat Aloo Paratha good for weight loss?

Aloo Paratha is made up of two ingredients whole wheat flour and potatoes. There are many health benefits of whole wheat flour. We have used 2.5 cups of potatoes in this recipe.

Whole Wheat flour : 2.25 cups of whole wheat flour is used. Whole wheat flour is excellent for diabetics as they will not shoot up your blood sugar levels as they are a low GI food. See detailed benefits of whole wheat flour and why it's good for you.

What are thoughts are for this Whole wheat aloo paratha recipe!

1. Aloo is high in starch and will lead to an increase in the blood glucose levels. Too much blood glucose gets converted to fats.

2. If you want to gain weight then Aloo Parathas are perfect to be had in breakfast.

3. A good source of phosphorus which is one of the important minerals to maintain and support bone health. 

Aloo parathas are not good for weight loss, diabetics and weight watchers.

What is the healthy option for aloo paratha?

Instead of having a paratha with potato filling opt for using  bajra roti, jowar roti and whole wheat roti to make a healthy Indian bread. Note that when you combine any cereal with dal then the protein quality is enhanced.

Bajra Roti
Bajra Roti

How to burn 222 calories of one Aloo Paratha?

Walking (6 kmph) = 46 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 13 mins

Cycling (22 kmph) = 21 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 26 mins

Aloo Paratha is good for

1) Malnourished Children

2) Weight gain

Value per per paratha% Daily Values
Energy222 cal11%
Protein3.4 g6%
Carbohydrates22.7 g8%
Fiber3.4 g14%
Fat13.5 g20%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A157.9 mcg3%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.3 mg11%
Vitamin C5.2 mg13%
Vitamin E0.5 mg3%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)12.8 mcg6%
Calcium17.3 mg3%
Iron1.4 mg7%
Magnesium40.5 mg12%
Phosphorus97.6 mg16%
Sodium7.5 mg0%
Potassium132.3 mg3%
Zinc0.7 mg7%
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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Aloo Paratha, How To Make Aloo Paratha
 on 12 Mar 21 10:19 AM

I am sorry but if everything is unhealthy according to u should everyone just rely on greens.
Aloo Paratha, How To Make Aloo Paratha
 on 06 Jul 20 07:28 PM

Very useful and helpful
Tarla Dalal
07 Jul 20 11:10 AM
   Pragnay, Thanks for the feedback !!! keep reviewing recipes you loved.
Aloo Paratha, How To Make Aloo Paratha
 on 30 Mar 20 04:34 PM

Aloo ka paratha is fried in oil and one tablespoon of oil consists of 120 ur figure is highly inaccurate. Aloo ka paratha has about 307-479 calories depending on size and how less oil u use.
Tarla Dalal
02 Apr 20 02:01 PM
   Thank you for bringing to our notice. The ghee used in cooking was not calculated. Now the Nutritive table has been updated using 2 tsp of ghee for cooking each paratha.