Samosa itself is a delicious Indian Snack. For non vegetarian lovers chicken Samosa is the yummiest, tastiest and “the” best snack ever. But due to presence of chicken and the fried nature of this snack it will have more calories and carbs as compared to a normal potato filled Samosa. The major contents of a chicken Samosa are the chicken stuffing containing chicken and the out crust made from dough, both having a very high calorie and fat content. Moreover, the oil in which it is fried has high fat and cholesterol content too.
Assuming that the serving size is one chicken Samosa it has the following calorie metric.
- Calories: 390
- Carbs: 32 grams
- Fat: 21 grams
- Proteins: 16 grams
The total fat content comprises to be 32% of total daily intake which is quite high. Considering that a Samosa weighs 43 grams then there are 200 calories present out of which 144 calories are calories from fat. Total carbohydrate comes around to be 11% and protein comes around to be 32%. The fiber content in the carbohydrate is very low and close to zero grams. Sodium content of a Samosa is round about 115 milligrams. When we come to fat we realize that all saturated fat, monounsaturated fat and polyunsaturated fat are round about 0 milligrams. Cholesterol is somewhere near 5 milligrams. It is necessary that you eat food items with less cholesterol as you grow old in order to prevent all kinds of heart disease. Too much fat and oil in your food items is not good for your heart. As for the vitamin content of a chicken Samosa vitamin A, vitamin B, Vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin D, iron and calcium are close to 0%. Based on all these facts you can decide upon the health factor of a chicken Samosa.