Since the Indian bread is high in fibre, protein and other essential nutrients, it can keep you satiated for a longer period of time and reduce your overall calorie intake. This makes chapati an excellent choice for weight loss. Roti is also a good source of energy as it comes packed full of good carbs and fats.
What’s the healthiest Indian bread?
A staple food in India. Paratha – layered or stuffed flatbread – traditionally made from whole wheat flour by baking with oil on a hot surface. Khakhra – dry roasted like thin papad made from any whole grain. Rotla / Bakhri – Thick roti normally made from millets like ragi, bajra, juwar.
How many calories does Indian bread have?
Naan is a leavened, oven-baked flatbread. Calorie intake – Approximately 317 kcal per naan.
Is Indian brown bread healthy?
Brown bread is the caramelised form of white bread and is not healthy. However, multi-grain bread with solid grains/ seeds is richer in fiber, although still made from wheat flour. One should not eat more than two slices of bread at a stretch as wheat flour is difficult to digest.
Why is Indian food so unhealthy?
Surprisingly, 70 per cent of Indian diet calories come from consuming carbohydrates and most of them are not necessarily from the best quality of carbohydrates. These poor quality carbohydrates include a lot of sugar, flour-based products, snacks loaded with starch, loaves of bread, and white rice.
Is roti healthier than rice?
Well, both roti and rice have almost same amount of calories and carbs. However, their overall nutritional value differ. Chapattis contain more protein and fiber than rice and are known to keep you satiated for long. On the other hand, rice can be digested easily as compared to chapattis.
Is roti not good for weight loss?
Wheat Bran roti
Adding wheat bran to your regular atta (wheat flour) is extremely beneficial for your quick weight loss. You can keep the ratio at 2:1 i.e., two portions of bran and one portion of wheat flour to make one roti. Eating roti made of bran flour has many health benefits.
How many Rotis should I eat?
About 15-16 chapatis would account for your entire day’s carb intake. But never forget, many other things that you consume are carbs too, such as sugar, milk and soda.