Calorie Counts of Popular Indian Food Items (Roti, Chapati, Sweets, Fruits, etc.)

Calorie Counts of Popular Indian Food Items

Roti or chapatiKeeping a check on daily calorie intake is as important as regular workout to lose weight and keep the body in perfect shape. It’s a common trend followed by most of fitness freaks in the world. Calories are energy which act as fuel to human body for its physical activities like walking, running, etc. Food is vital source for providing enough calories required for body for its normal functioning. Essential macronutrients like proteins, carbohydrates and fats which form skeleton of food are source of calories.It is measured in kilo calories.

 

Calorie Counts of Various Indian Foods

S.No. Food Item Quantity Calorie Count (Approx Value)
1 Calories in Roti or Chapati 1 (normal size) 60
2 Calories in Parantha 1 (in ghee) 150
3 Calories in Puri 1 70
4 Calories in Cooked Rice 1 Cup 120
5 Calories in Fried Rice 1 Cup 150
6 Calories in Khichdi 1 Cup 450
7 Calories in Vegetable Biryani 1 Cup 290
8 Calories in Nonveg Biryani 1 Cup 320
9 Calories in Idli 1 100
10 Calories in Plain Dosa 1 120
11 Calories in Masala Dosa 1 250
12 Calories in Chicken (with gravy) 1 Bowl 260
13 Calories in Samosa 1 210
14 Calories in Dal 1 Cup 150
15 Calories in Sambhar 1 Cup 150

Please note that the calorie count in Indian foods listed above varies with the amount of oil or ghee used in the preparations as Indian foods are generally dumped in oil and butter.

   

Calorie Counts of Various Indian Sweets

Sweets have more calories as they are fried in oil or ghee and dumped in concentrated sugar syrups for sweetness. They are major reason to become obese because of their high calorific values.

S. No. Food Item Quantity Calorie Count (Approx Value)
1 Calories in Gulab Jamuns 2 380
2 Calories in Barfi 1 125
3 Calories in Jalebies 100 gm 100
4 Calories in Rasgullas 2 150
5 Calories in Halwa 1 small bowl 360
6 Calories in Milk cake 50 gm 175
7 Calories in Gajar ka halwa 80 gm 350
8 Calories in Besan Laddu 1 185
9 Calories in Rasmalai 1 180
10 Calories in Kheer 1 serving 270
11 Calories in Kaju Katli 1 60
12 Calories in Karanji 1 serving 225

  

Calorie Counts of Common Fruits

Fruits and vegetable form healthy food options as they are loaded with essential vitamins and low calories. Here are the calorie counts in common fruits.

S. No. Food Item Quantity Calorie Count (Approx Value)
1 Calories in Apple 1 large 130
2 Calories in Avocado 1 large 50
3 Calories in Banana 1 110
4 Calories in Grapes 1 cup 120
5 Calories in Kiwi Fruit 2 90
6 Calories in Lemon 1 15
7 Calories in Orange 1 80
8 Calories in Peach 1 60
9 Calories in Pear 1 100
10 Calories in Pineapple 2 slices 50
11 Calories in Strawberries 8 50
12 Calories in Plums 2 70
13 Calories in Sweet cherries 1 cup 100
14 Calories in Water lemon 2 cups 80

 

Calorie Counts of Common Vegetables

S. No. Food Item Quantity Calorie Count (Approx Value)
1 Calories in Carrot 1 30
2 Calories in Broccoli 1 medium stalk 45
3 Calories in Bell pepper 1 25
4 Calories in Asparagus 5 spears 20
5 Calories in Celery 2 medium stalks 15
6 Calories in Cucumber 1 30
7 Calories in Green beans 1 cup 25
8 Calories in Cabbage 1/12 25
9 Calories in Green onion ¼ cup chopped 10
10 Calories in Leaf lettuce ½ cup 15
11 Calories in Mushrooms 5 medium 20
12 Calories in Onion 1 45
13 Calories in Radish 100 gm 15
14 Calories in Potato 100 gm 75
15 Calories in Sweet potato 100 gm 85
16 Calories in Tomato 100 gm 18
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