How Many Syns In Poppadoms? Find Out Here!

Updated on 
30 May, 2022

Can I Eat Poppadoms On The Slimming World? - Our Guide

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. 

How Many Syns In Poppadoms?

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.

How Many Poppadoms Can You Have On The Slimming Word 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.

Syn Values Of Poppadoms

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.

  • Poppadoms, Indian Takeaway - 2 syns.
  • Aldi Bilash 8 Plain Poppadoms 64g - 2 syns.
  • Sharwood's 8 Plain Poppadoms - 2 syns.
  • Tesco 8 Plain Poppadoms 64g - 2 syns.
  • Walkers Sensations Lime & Coriander Chutney Sharing Poppadoms 82.5g - 7.5 syns.
  • Asda 8 Poppadoms 64g - 2 syns.
  • Walkers Sensations Mango & Chilli Chutney Sharing Poppadoms 82.5g - 7.5 syns.
  • Lidl Kanpur Garden 8 Plain Poppadoms - 2 syns.
  • M&S 8 Poppadoms 64g - 3.5 syns for two.
  • Sharwood's 8 Garlic & Coriander Poppadoms - 2 syns.
  • Sainsbury's 8 Indian Style Poppadoms - 4 syns for two.
  • Co-op Indian Style 8 Plain Poppadoms 64g - 2 syns.
  • Tesco Mini Poppadoms 70g - 6 syns a serving.
  • Morrisons 8 Plain Poppadoms 64g - 2 syns.
  • Asda Mini Poppadoms 70g - 6 syns.
  • Sainsbury's Mini Poppadoms 100g - 7 syns.
How Many Syns In Poppadoms?

Indian Takeaway Syn Values

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.

  • Tarka Dhal, Indian Takeaway - 8.5 syns for 100g.
  • Indian Chapatti - 7.5 syns.
  • Plain Naan, Indian Takeaway - 10 syns.
  • Chicken Tikka Masala, Indian Takeaway - 8 syns for 100g.
  • Onion Bhaji, Indian Takeaway - 11.5 syns.
  • Pilau Rice, Indian Takeaway - 26 syns.
  • Garlic & Coriander Naan, Indian Takeaway - 13 syns a serving.
  • Mango Chutney, Indian Takeaway - 2 syns.
  • Chicken Jalfrezi, Indian Takeaway - 6 syns for 100g.
  • Vegetable Pakora, Indian Takeaway - 4.5 syns.
  • Prawn Madras, Indian Takeaway - 6 syns.
  • Vegetable Biryani, Indian Takeaway - 8 syns.
  • Lamb Rogan Josh, Indian Takeaway - 8 syns for 100g.

Final Words

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.

How Many Syns In Poppadoms?

To reduce syns you can always choose mini poppadoms which have fewer syns or break them in half to reduce the portion size.

Jennifer is a certified nutritionist and weight loss coach with a Master's in Nutrition from Cambridge. With over 10 years experience, she shares healthy recipes and science-backed slimming tips on SheCooksSheEats to help people reach their wellness goals. Jennifer stays up-to-date by regularly attending conferences and continuing her nutrition education. She aims to provide research-backed advice to inspire balanced, happy living.
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