United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  09322, Tamarinds, raw
Food Group: Fruits and Fruit Juices
Scientific Name:  Tamarindus indica
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.6   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.36   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 66%   Refuse Description:   Pods and seeds
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup, pulp 120 g

fruit (3" x 1") 2 g
Proximates Water g 31.40 -- -- 37.68 0.63
Proximates Energy kcal 239 -- -- 287 5
Proximates Energy kJ 1000 -- -- 1200 20
Proximates Protein g 2.80 -- -- 3.36 0.06
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.60 -- -- 0.72 0.01
Proximates Ash g 2.70 -- -- 3.24 0.05
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 62.50 -- -- 75.00 1.25
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 5.1 -- -- 6.1 0.1
Proximates Sugars, total 1 g 38.80 1 -- 46.56 0.78
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 74 -- -- 89 1
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 2.80 -- -- 3.36 0.06
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 92 1 -- 110 2
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 113 -- -- 136 2
Minerals Potassium, K mg 628 3 106.000 754 13
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 28 3 17.000 34 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 0.10 -- -- 0.12 0.00
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.086 -- -- 0.103 0.002
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 1.3 -- -- 1.6 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 3.5 6 1.100 4.2 0.1
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.428 6 0.199 0.514 0.009
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.152 5 0.029 0.182 0.003
Vitamins Niacin mg 1.938 5 0.330 2.326 0.039
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.143 -- -- 0.172 0.003
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.066 1 -- 0.079 0.001
Vitamins Folate, total µg 14 -- -- 17 0
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 14 -- -- 17 0
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 14 -- -- 17 0
Vitamins Choline, total mg 8.6 -- -- 10.3 0.2
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 2 -- -- 2 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 18 -- -- 22 0
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 30 -- -- 36 1
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.10 -- -- 0.12 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 2.8 -- -- 3.4 0.1
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.272 -- -- 0.326 0.005
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.007 1 -- 0.008 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.168 1 -- 0.202 0.003
Lipids 18:0 g 0.060 1 -- 0.072 0.001
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.181 -- -- 0.217 0.004
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.181 1 -- 0.217 0.004
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.059 -- -- 0.071 0.001
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.059 1 -- 0.071 0.001
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.018 1 -- 0.022 0.000
Amino Acids Lysine g 0.139 1 -- 0.167 0.003
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.014 1 -- 0.017 0.000
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0

Sources of Data

1A.A. JOSHI Studies on Standardization of Enzyme Concentration and Process for Extraction of Tamarind , 2012 J Food Process Technol 3 2   pp.141-143
Langual Code(s)

  • A0143 FRUIT OR FRUIT PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1279 0900 FRUITS AND FRUIT JUICES (USDA SR)
  • B1695 TAMARIND
  • C0229 FRUIT, PEEL REMOVED, CORE, PIT OR SEED REMOVED
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0003 NOT HEAT-TREATED
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0003 NO TREATMENT APPLIED
  • J0001 PRESERVATION METHOD NOT KNOWN
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION