Falafel is a tasteful food item enjoyed mostly with tomato ketchup. Some people also prefer having it with mayonnaise; having these with mayonnaise enhances their taste further. We often tend to eat a number of these delicious round balls without realizing as to how many we have had. However, you need to watch out on your intake of falafel as it contains a good number of calories.
One patty of falafel contains a total of 57 calories. Out of these 57 calories a total of 48% calories come from fat, 38% come from carbohydrates and the remaining 14% calories come from proteins. The total fat content in an equal serving of falafel is 3.03 grams, carbohydrate content in it is 5.41 grams and protein content in it is 2.26 grams. On consuming 1 oz of falafel you are likely to take in 94 calories and consuming 100 grams of falafel means taking in around 333 calories.
Many people opt for commercially prepared falafel. The calorie content in falafel available from different brands is different. One oz of falafel available from Dino’s The Greek Place contains a total of 40 calories. Out of the 40 calories 62% of the calories come from carbohydrates, 20% calories come from fat and the remaining 18% are obtained from proteins. The total fat content in an equal serving of Dino’s The Greek Place falafel is 1 gram, carbohydrate content in it is 7 grams and protein content in it is 2 grams.
Traditional falafel available from Falafel Republic is also quite popular. Two pieces of this falafel preparation weighing around 57 grams contains a total of 140 calories. Out of these 140 calories in Traditional falafel 48% of the calories come from carbohydrates, 32% of the calories come from fat and the remaining 20% calories are obtained from proteins.