Protein to protein, moong dal is better than bhujia
• Energy value was highest in Bikano (496.57 kcal per 100 grams) and lowest in Haldiram’s (442.6 kcal per 100 grams). • Eating 100 grams of Haldiram’s Moong Dal by a man engaged in sedentary work means 19.1 per cent of his daily requirement of energy has been met. • Protein was highest in Masti Oye (26 per cent) and lowest in Tasty Treat (20 per cent). Eating 100 grams of Masti Oye by a man means 43.3 per cent of his daily requirement of protein has been met. In our study of bhujia in the Decoding Food Labels series published in February 2017, covering 7 brands of plain bhujia and 6 of aloo bhujia, the average protein amount was found to be 11.7 per cent for plain bhujia and 8.3 per cent for aloo bhujia. Quite in contrast, the average protein in moong dal is 22.4 per cent. So Moong Dal is a better source of protein in comparison to plain and aloo bhujia.