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Learning About Calories: How Many Calories Does Everyday Foods Have?

Are you planning to reduce weight? The first advice you’ll get it is starting counting your calories on and limit your calories. While we all know that junk food and processed foods have a lot of calories and should be eaten less, we hardly have an idea about daily foods like bread, rice, biscuits or even a chapati? This is why we’ve deconstructed calorie intake of common foods we consume every day. 

1 Bowl Of Cooked Rice

Cooked Rice136 calories are found in 1 bowl of cooked rice, and about 272 calories are found in about 80 gms of a plate, i.e., a plateful of cooked rice.

1 Parantha and 1 Chapati

Calories Chapati 30 gms of atta is used for one large Parantha and has about 121 calories, and a portion filled with aloo will be 210 calories while 20 gms of atta is used for one medium chapati and has about 70 calories and 30 gms of atta is used for a large chapati and has about 100 calories.

1 Bowl Sooji Ka Halwa

Sooji Ka Halwa

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About 379 calories are found in 1 bowl sooji ka halwa because it includes lots of sugar and desi ghee.

1 Samosa

Samosa Calories123 Calories are found in 1 medium sized aloo ka samosa. This has added deep fried oil and potatoes.

1 Serving Of French fries

French friesOne serving of french fries contains 130gms of french fries which has about 427 calories if fried. It will have about 200 calories if you’re baking them.

1 Cup Tea

Cup TeaWith 30 milliliters of milk and about two teaspoons of sugar, one cup tea has about 37 calories. The calorie intake may increase with an increase in the amount of sugar and milk.

1 Cup Coffee

Hot CoffeeWith the same amount of milk and sugar in tea, one cup of coffee will be 150 calories.

1 Bowl Of Namkeen


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550 to 600 Calories may be found in 1 bow of namkeen.

Also Read: How Munching More Can Help You Burn Calories

1 Bowl Of Cooked Dal

Cooked DalAbout 30 gms of dal, i.e., one bowl cooked moong dal may have around 104 calories. The calorie count may vary according to different dals.

3 Non-creamy and creamy biscuits (with Tea)

creamy biscuitsAbout 160 calories are found in 1 creamy biscuit and about 100 calories in 1 non- creamy biscuit. So, it would be around 480 calories in about three creamy biscuits and 300 calories in three non-creamy biscuits.

1 Poori


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About 125 calories are found in medium atta poori fried in 10 grams of oil. That means you may be consuming about 375 calories if you have three pooris in a day.

So, think carefully and re-consider your food choices always,  with the help of this information. 

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