Indian Roti is synonymous to American bread and it is something that is made and consumed by Indians in every household. It is of many varieties and generally made of wheat, maida or bajra. Wheat rotis are typical Indian rotis which is a common eating item in 80% of the Indian households. It is a food item that is eaten by both rich and poor alike. Some people like their rotis with a spread of ghee or butter to make it tastier. As rotis are a part of every Indian meal you should be aware about its nutrient and calorie contents.
Taking the assumption that the serving size or the serving quantity is one Roti which weighs somewhere around 50 grams, the following readings have been provided.
- Calories: 120
- Fats: 3 grams
- Carbs: 20 grams
- Proteins: 4 grams
From the above metrics it is quite clear that there are total 120 calories in one roti out of which 27 are calories from fat. As for the calorie breakdown, the calorie breakdown takes place in the following manner: 5% fat, 7%carbs and 12% proteins. Alcohol content is zero in it.
Now let us discuss the nutrient content of Indian Roti. The total fat of 5 grams in Indian roti constitutes 5% of the total daily intake value. Out of the total fat saturated fat is 1 grams and it also constitutes 5% of the total daily intake value. As for the trans fat it is 0 grams and has no contribution in daily value. Indian Roti is also very low in cholesterol and has 0 grams of cholesterol with 0% contribution. Sodium is present in 190 milligrams and constitutes 8% of the daily intake. Total carbs constitute 7% of the daily intake. Out of total carbs 3 grams is dietary fiber which constitutes 12% of the total daily intake.