Calories in Indian Food

High calories in Indian food found in Grain Cereals and Pulses. The whole grains of all cereals have similar chemical composition and nutritive value. They are classified as carbohydrate rich food, for their average carbohydrate content is 70 percent per 100 grams. They provide energy and also protein which is usually of good quality. Whole cereals are good source of calcium and iron.

Vegetables are valuable in maintaining alkaline reserve in the body. They are valued mainly for their high vitamin and mineral content.

Calories and food Value of Indian Food


Apple Bael Banana Fig Indian Gooseberry Lime Mango


Cabbage Carrot Garlic Ginger Onion Potato

Grain Cereals

Barley Maize Rice Wheat

Bengal Gram Black Gram Green Gram Pigeon Pea

Other food
Curd Honey

Though milk is not having high calories in Indian food but it is regarded as a complete food.It contains protein, fat, carbohydrates, all the known vitamins, various minerals and all the food ingredients

Indian spices:Indian spices are the integral parts of Indian cooking...source of dietary fibre and a good source of iron, magnesium and manganese which help in reducing blood cholesterol.

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