How many calories are there in Sev Puri & does it have any health benefits?
Sev Puri is a famous Indian street food which has a burst of flavors. This tasty dish is a wholesome snack if you avoid the Puri and Sev or use it only for garnishing. Homemade Sev Puri is a quick, delicious and healthy snack option because of its ingredients. Since it is a street food, it has a bad reputation of being unhygienic. You can prepare healthier verson of Sev Puri at home by using boiled or Moong sprouts as the main ingredient. Minimal use of Sev and Puri will bring down the calorie content of this tasty snack.
Sev, Puri, raw Mango, Potato, Onion, Tomato, Coriander, Green sauce, Tamarind and Jaggery sauce are the ingredients used in preparing Sev Puri.
Sev is a fried food and not prepared naturally. It contributes to unhealthy addition of calories and fried food to the platter. Puris are also fried and if you are looking for low calorie snack then avoid adding Puri or opt for baked Puris to remove unwanted calories and oil. Raw mango contains vitamin A and vitamin C. Green sauce is made of coriander, mint leaves and green chillies which are extremely healthy. Tamarind and Jaggery sauce acts as a sweetener. Tamarind is a a rich source of vitamin C whereas Jaggery contains iron, Vitamin C and antioxidant. Onions contain sulphur and fibre which contribute to healthy skin and proper digestion. Tomatoes contain vitamin C and are high in fibre. Lycopene in tomatoes is a very powerful antioxidant. Potatoes balance the spice levels in the Sev Puri. Potatoes contain vitamin C and potassium which lowers blood pressure.
6 Puris (100 gm)