Delicious and Dangerous: Most Fattening Foods

 , NDTV  |  Updated: February 03, 2015 12:59 IST

Delicious and Dangerous: Most Fattening Foods

Warning: You might never look at these foods the same way again!

You battle high calorie foods on a daily basis. For example, during lunch when a happy colleague discovers that his loved one has packed him a stuffed kulcha. In the evening when everyone walks out to snack on samosa, kachori or anything the local tea vendor has to offer. And at home when post-work hunger pangs drive you to munch on the multiple boxes of namkeen.

You might classify these kulchas, samosas or kachoris as unhealthy foods but they aren't a patch on what you're about to see. We've compiled a list of the 'Most Fattening Foods', those that are delicious and dangerous. They'll expand your waist line and propel your weight.

These Top 7 artery-clogging bad boys and their calorie counts are a real shocker.


Calories: Approximately 150 calories a piece

Jalebi is an Indian sweet made with wheat flour batter that is deep-fried and soaked in a saffron flavoured sugar syrup. Sweet and crisp, this can be a lethal combination of frying oil and sugar.


Calories: Approximately 774 calories per calzone

Tomatoes, mozzarella and traditional pizza toppings stuffed in an easy-to-eat dough pocket describes the ideal calzone. A traditional calzone uses the same amount of dough as a pizza which can serve about 4 people! The dough is made with all purpose flour or maida.



Calories: Approximately 116 calories per churro

Referred to as a Spanish donut, churros are fried-dough pastries dipped in sugar, cinnamon and thick hot-chocolate. They're sugar coated, scrumptious and addictive!


Deep-fried Chocolate Bars

Calories: Approximately 640 calories per bar

Who wouldn't like a chocolate bar encased in a crunchy shell of fried dough? The modern recipe might count as a creative delight but is a popular example of extremely unhealthy food.



Calories: Approximately 680 calories per 100 grams

Mayonnaise is a thick creamy sauce that we often use as a condiment. We feel absolutely comfortable slapping on a layer of mayonnaise on a slice of toast or on a piece of chicken. Little do we realize what this could cost us. This dreamy white stuff is loaded with fat, calories, salt and may take away the healthiness of the food that you combine it with.



Calories: Approximately 450 calories per 100 grams

Donuts make people happy. Chocolate, glazed or plain, they're all extremely fattening. They may be sinfully delicious but are high on calories, carbohydrates and sodium.



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Calories: Approximately 143 calories in one sausage

Sausages are made from scraps of edible meat but that does not necessarily mean they are healthy. Preservatives and seasoning, including unhealthy nitrates and excessive sodium are some of the damaging ingredients that are added to sausages.


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