How Many Calories In 3 Chapati? Find Out Here.

Know how many calories in 3 chapatis are. Further, get the complete nutritional profile of 3 chapatis, including micronutrients, minerals and vitamins, here.

Chapatis originate from the Indian subcontinent and are a staple in India, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh. There are many chapatis varieties, mainly made from wheat flour, water and salt and cooked on a griddle. 

Two chapatis typically contain around 120-130 calories depending upon dough size. Let’s see the calorie in 3 chapatis and detailed nutritional info in 3 chapatis to see how much they impact your diet.

Nutrition in 3 chapatis compared with male and female Dietary Reference Intake (DRI)

Serving size:  3 chapatis (60 gm whole wheat flour, water and a little salt)

Calories in 3 chapati

Calories in 3 chapatis are 192.02 kCal; as much as 9.60 % of male DRI of 2000 kCal. Further, it can attain 12.80 % of female DRI of 1500 kCal.

a. Protein forms 13.21 % of the calories

b. Carbs form 80.20 % of the calories in 3 chapatis.

c. Fats form 4.31 % of the calories.

Macros in 3 chapati

a. Protein in 3 chapatis is 6.34 grams, 8.45 % of male DRI of 75 grams. Further, it can complete 11.27 % of female DRI of 56.25 grams. To clarify, protein DRI is set at 15% of calories.

b. Carbs in 3 chapatis are 38.50 grams, therefore, is 14.00 % of male DRI of 275 grams. Thus, it can achieve 18.67 % of female DRI of 206.25 grams. In general, the carbohydrates DRI is set at 55% of calories.

c. Fats in 3 chapatis are 0.92 grams, notably 1.38 % of male DRI of 66.67 grams. As a result, a woman gets 1.84 % of female DRI of 50.00 grams. Fats DRI is 30% of calories.

d. The Fibre in 3 chapatis is 6.82 gram, thus is 17.95 % of male DRI of 38 gram. On the other hand, females get 27.28 % of female DRI of 25 grams.

e. Soluble Fibre is 0.98 gm, which is 9.80 % of male DRI of 10 gm. Additionally, females will get 9.94 % of female DRI of 9.86 gm.

f. Total Free Sugar is 1.08 gm, which is not only 1.80 % of male DRI of 60 gm but also 2.16 % of female DRI of 50 gm.

Vitamins in 3 chapati

a. Vitamin A – 0.13 micrograms, as much as 0.01 % of male DRI of 900 micrograms. Furthermore, women can get 0.02 % of female DRI of 700 micrograms.

b. Thiamine (Vitamin B1) – 0.25 mg, which is 20.83 % of the daily requirement of males of 1.2 mg. Subsequently, females will get 22.73 % of female DRI of 1.1 mg.

c. Riboflavin (Vitamin B2) – 0.09 mg, therefore, is 6.92 % of male DRI of 1.3 mg. Besides, women also get 8.18 % of female DRI of 1.1 mg.

d. Niacin (Vitamin B3) – 1.42 mg, notably 8.88 % male DRI of 16 mg and 10.14 % female DRI of 14 mg.

e. Pyridoxine (Vitamin B6) – 0.15 mg, thus is 11.54 % of DRI of 1.3 mg for males & females.

f. Biotin (Vitamin B7) – 0.46 micrograms, therefore, is 1.53 % of DRI of 30 micrograms for males & females.

g. Total Folate (Vitamin B9) – 17.53 micrograms, as much as 4.38 % of DRI of 400 micrograms for males & females.

h. Cobalamin (Vitamin B12) – 0.00 micrograms, which is 0.00 % of DRI of 2.4 micrograms for males & females

i. L-ascorbic acid (Vitamin C) – 0.00 mg.

j. Calciferol (Vitamin D) – 8.06 micrograms, notably 161.20 % of DRI of 5 micrograms for males & females.

k. Alpha-tocopherol (Vitamin E) – 0.16 mg, thus is 1.07 % of DRI of 15 mg for males & females.

l. Vitamin K – 0.90 micrograms, as much as 0.75 % of male DRI of 120 micrograms and 1.00 % of female DRI of 90 micrograms.

Minerals in 3 chapati

a. Calcium – 18.56 mg, which is 1.86 % of DRI of 1000 mg for males & females.

b. Phosphorus – 189.00 mg, therefore, is 27.00 % of DRI of 700 mg for males & females.

c. Iron – 2.46 mg, notably 30.75 % of male DRI of 8 mg and 13.67 % of female DRI of 18 mg.

d. Magnesium – 75.00 mg, thus is 18.75 % of male DRI of 400 mg and 24.19 % of female DRI of 310 mg.

e. Copper – 288.00 micrograms, as much as 32.00 % of DRI of 900 micrograms for males & females.

f.  Manganese – 1.79 mg, which is 77.83 % of male DRI of 2.3 mg and 99.44 % of female DRI of 1.8 mg.

g. Molybdenum – 0.01 micrograms, therefore, is 0.02 % of DRI of 45 micrograms for males & females.

h. Zinc – 1.71 mg, notably 15.55 % of male DRI of 11 mg. At the same time, women get 21.38 % of female DRI of 8 mg.

i. Chromium – 3.60 micrograms, thus is 10.29 % of male DRI of 35 micrograms. Besides, women too get 14.40 % of female DRI of 25 micrograms.

j. Selenium – 31.87 micrograms, as much as 57.95 % of DRI of 55 micrograms for males & females.

k. Cholesterol – 0.00 mg,

l. Potassium – 186.60 mg, as much as 3.97 % of DRI of 4700 mg for males & females.

m. Sodium – 1.22 mg, which is 0.08 % of DRI of 1500 mg for males & females.

n. Omega 3 – 26.96 mg, therefore, is 4.49 % of DRI of 600 mg for males & females,

o. Omega 6 – 418.20 mg, not only 69.70 % of DRI of 600 mg for males & females.

Disclaimer

Values of DRI are for a healthy adult. Nutrition plus energy requirement may change as per physical activity, gender and age. Nutritional values of 3 chapatis are from IFCT, approximate and subject to variance.

Conclusion

The calories in 3 chapatis are around 192.02 kCal, which can provide 9  to 13 % energy depending on an adult gender.

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