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How Many Carbs In 5 Chapati? Find Out Here.

Carbs in 5 chapati

Find out how many carbs in 5 chapati has. Similarly, find out the detailed breakup of sugars in the 5 chapatis.

Chapatis are a type of Indian flatbread breads made of wholewheat flour. The dough is kneaded, rolled out into a circle, and cooked on a griddle. 

Chapatis are important source of carbs in the Indian diet. The nutritional value of chapatis is a function of ingredients used in making them and the way they are prepared. 

If you are on a carb-restricted diet, it is important for you to limit the source of carbs such as chapatis you eat. Let’s see how many carbs in 5 chapatis has?

Carbs in 5 chapati, how much?

Serving size:  100 gm 5 chapati

When you eat 5 chapati you get 64.17 grams carbohydrates and, 320.04 kCal energy. Clearly, carbohydrates form 80.20% of the calories in 5 chapati. Here is how it gives you carbs.

a. 23.33% of DRI of 275 grams for a 2000-kcal diet.

b. 31.11% of DRI of 206.25 grams for a 1500-kcal diet.

c. 38.89% of DRI of 165 grams for a 1200-kcal diet.

d. 85% of DRI of 123.75 grams when following a 900-kcal diet.

The Breakup of carbohydrates in 5 chapati

a. Total available carbs in 5 chapati – 58.62 gm.

b. Total Starch – 56.82 gm, which is 96.93% of total carbs in 5 chapati

c. Total Free Sugar – 1.80 gm, which is 3.07% of total carbs in 5 chapati


Details of free sugars in 5 chapati

a. Fructose – 0.72 gm, which is 1.23% of total carbs in 5 chapati

b. Glucose – 0.78 gm, which is 1.33% of total carbs in 5 chapati

c. Sucrose – 0.30 gm, which is 0.51% of total carbs in 5 chapati

d. Maltose – 0.00 gm.

Sum of Total Free Sugar – 1.80 gm, 3.07% of total carbs in 5 chapati



If you are on low carb diet and you are eating 5 chapatis you have no further scope to add more carbs. It is better to shift to vegetables and proteins for the rest of your diet. Alternatively, you can increase the consumption of low-carb foods. You can find the list here.

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