Nutritional Facts of Chawal Bhakri Chivda, Rice Flour Bhakri Chivda, Calories in Chawal Bhakri Chivda, Rice Flour Bhakri Chivda

by Tarla Dalal
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How many calories does one serving of Chawal Bhakri Chivda have?

One  serving of Chawal Bhakri Chivda gives 296 calories. Out of which carbohydrates comprise 201 calories, proteins account for 15 calories and remaining calories come from fat which is 74 calories.  One serving of Chawal  Bhakri Chivda provides about 15 percent of the total daily calorie requirement of a standard adult diet of 2,000 calories.

Click here to view Chawal Bhakri Chivda recipe. The Chawal Bhakri Chivda is a super tasty snack with a really different flavour. Here, strips of bhakri are cooked with flavourful ingredients like tomatoes, onions, ginger and green chillies to get a scrumptious snack.

Tomatoes give the chivda a nice tang and a bit of moisture, which works well with the dryness of Chawal Bhakri to give you a well-balanced texture. Onions on the other hand give a nice crunch and strong flavour, which is highlighted further with a dash of lemon juice and a sprinkling of chopped coriander leaves.

Enjoy this Chawal Bhakri Chivda immediately after preparation, when the texture and flavour are fresh and delightful.

Is Chawal Bhakri Chivda healthy?

No, its not healthy. Made from rice flour, onions, tomatoes, oil and Indian seasoning and spices. 

Let's understand the Ingredients.

What's good.

Tomatoes : Tomatoes are extremely rich source of Lycopene. Tomatoes are a powerful antioxidant, super rich in Vitamin C, good for heart. Tomatoes are a Pregnant women's friend. Read about 13 amazing benefits of tomatoes.   

Onions : Yes, its a great antioxidant. The phytochemical present in onions along with their Vitamin C help boost your immunity. The chromium in onions help regulate your blood pressure. The sulphur in the onion which brings you tears is actually good for your eyes. Raw onions keep your heart healthy and see here for total benefits of onions

What's the problem?

Rice flour (chawal ka atta) : Rice flour is high in carbohydrates, not a good source of protein. Since it is made from polished rice it has no vitamins and minerals. Consumption of rice flour can cause inflammtion in your body and not good for heart patients and diabetics. . See full details on is rice flour bad for you

Can diabetics, heart patients and over weight individuals have Chawal Bhakri Chivda?

No, it's not healthy. The problem is rice flour as explained above.

Can healthy individuals have Chawal Bhakri Chivda?

Maybe or rather have a little bit of this and not make a meal. Issue again is rice flour which will not suit healthy living.

What is a healthier option to Chawal Bhakri Chivda?

We suggest you try chana dal pancakes recipe or zunka recipe or thalipeeth recipe


Chawal Bhakri Chivda is high in

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

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 296 calories that come from one serving of Chawal Bhakri Chivda?

Walking (6 kmph) = 1 hr 29 mins

Running (11 kmph) = 30 mins

Cycling (30 kmph) = 39 mins       

Swimming (2 kmph) = 51 mins

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

Value per serving% Daily Values
Energy296 cal15%
Protein3.8 g7%
Carbohydrates50.3 g17%
Fiber1.9 g8%
Fat8.2 g12%
Cholesterol0 mg0%
Vitamin A319.3 mcg7%
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.1 mg10%
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0 mg0%
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)1.6 mg13%
Vitamin C10.7 mg27%
Vitamin E0.1 mg1%
Folic Acid (Vitamin B9)9.5 mcg5%
Calcium28.9 mg5%
Iron0.5 mg2%
Magnesium25.9 mg7%
Phosphorus71.4 mg12%
Sodium4.3 mg0%
Potassium102.2 mg2%
Zinc0.6 mg6%
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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