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Calories in dosa, vada and other south Indian dishes

Did you know a dosa is laden with calories! Find out the calorie count of your favourite south Indian dishes.

| Updated: August 31, 2015 6:41 pm


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South Indian cuisine is popular all over India, with many dishes being a staple for people for people from different regions. Though it is a healthy food option, people who are watching their weight need to keep a tab on their calorie intake even from these foods. We share with you a list of calories of various south Indian dishes.

  • 1 katori sambar – 121 calories
  • 1 tbsp coconut chutney – 44 calories
  • 1 vegetable uttapam – 250 calories
  • 1 katori upma – 247 calories
  • 1 katori rasam – 118 calories
  • 1 plain idli – 51 calories
  • 1 medu vada – 103 calories
  • 1 masala dosa – 415 calories
  • 1 plain dosa – 120 calories
  • 1 neer dosa – 105 calories
  • 1 katori chettinad chicken – 497 calories
  • 1 katori avial – 136 calories
  • 1 katori puliyogare – 261 calories
  • 1 katori rice payasam – 277 calories

These are some of the most popular dishes eaten around the country. If you are a south Indian, you probably eat many other delicacies as well. You can track the number of calories of those dishes using  HealthifyMe calorie counter. Here is a healthy south Indian meal plan for you.

Start your day morning with a seasonal fruit and 10 pieces of almonds (soaked overnight).

Next, move on to breakfast of 1 katori (cup) of sambhar and 2 teaspoons of dal chutney with 2-3 idlis, or 1 katori of upma or 1 vegetable uttapam.

Mid-morning, have a glass of banana shake.

For lunch, start with a bowl of salad. Eat 2-3 chapattis or one-and-a-half cup of rice (both without ghee) with a seasonal vegetable and either dal, sambar, rasam or egg curry. Finish with a glass of chhaas or moru (buttermilk) or a katori of curd.

In evening, you can have a small snack of mixed spouts chaat or an egg omelette.

Keep dinner light. Stick to only a bowl of salad, and a katori of dal, sambar or rasam with a dry vegetable.

Track calories in Indian food items using Healthifyme calorie counter

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