Whether you are ordering an Indian takeaway or you simply picking up some poppadoms as a snack, you'll need to make sure you are synning your poppadoms in order to stay on track with your syns.
Poppadoms on average have 2 syns for a takeaway poppadoms, making them low in syns but should be eaten within moderation, for supermarket poppadoms you can expect them to have a similar syn value.
We've put together a short guide below which will discuss how many Poppadoms you can have on the slimming world plan, some different syn values and some syn values of general Indian takeaway items to help you stay on track with the plan.
At 2 syns for poppadoms, you can have up to 7 poppadoms before using up the majority of your daily syn allowance. Poppadoms are a great low syn snack to have, but you should be careful to eat them in moderation due to their lightweight size.
It should also be noted that poppadoms are very high in fat since they are deep-fried and also quite high in sodium for their small size, for example, Sharwoods poppadoms have nearly 2g of fat in for just one crisp and up to nearly half a gram of sodium.
Most poppadoms have a similar syn value, but they can change according to the brand and size, such as mini poppadoms which have a different syn value to regular ones, so to help you out, we've listed some general syn values down below to help you compare.
If you are ordering an Indian takeaway, you can happily treat yourself once a while on the slimming world plan, but if you are trying to have a syn friendly takeaway, it can be useful to have a general idea of how many syns popular Indian foods have.
To conclude, poppadoms are low in syns, having just two syns for one crisp, they should be eaten mindfully however since they are very high in fat and sodium, you could have up to 7 of them before using up all of your daily syn allowances.
To reduce syns you can always choose mini poppadoms which have fewer syns or break them in half to reduce the portion size.