United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  16101, Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw
Food Group: Legumes and Legume Products
Scientific Name:  Cajanus cajan
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 205 g
Proximates Water g 10.59 28 0.380 21.71
Proximates Energy kcal 343 -- -- 703
Proximates Energy kJ 1435 -- -- 2942
Proximates Protein g 21.70 41 0.310 44.48
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 1.49 23 0.100 3.05
Proximates Ash g 3.45 28 0.050 7.07
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 62.78 -- -- 128.70
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 15.0 -- -- 30.8
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 130 18 7.000 266
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 5.23 30 0.360 10.72
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 183 14 17.000 375
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 367 18 30.000 752
Minerals Potassium, K mg 1392 9 23.000 2854
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 17 4 1.000 35
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 2.76 9 0.260 5.66
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 1.057 9 0.036 2.167
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 1.791 9 0.138 3.672
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 8.2 -- -- 16.8
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.643 11 0.060 1.318
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.187 12 0.015 0.383
Vitamins Niacin mg 2.965 12 0.363 6.078
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 1.266 8 0.057 2.595
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.283 12 0.041 0.580
Vitamins Folate, total µg 456 8 15.000 935
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 456 8 15.000 935
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 456 -- -- 935
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 1 8 0.000 2
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 28 8 2.000 57
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.330 -- -- 0.677
Lipids 16:0 g 0.307 -- -- 0.629
Lipids 18:0 g 0.024 -- -- 0.049
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.012 -- -- 0.025
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.012 -- -- 0.025
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.814 -- -- 1.669
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.778 -- -- 1.595
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.035 -- -- 0.072
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.212 14 -- 0.435
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.767 28 -- 1.572
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 0.785 28 -- 1.609
Amino Acids Leucine g 1.549 28 -- 3.175
Amino Acids Lysine g 1.521 28 -- 3.118
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.243 26 -- 0.498
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.250 19 -- 0.512
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 1.858 19 -- 3.809
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.538 26 -- 1.103
Amino Acids Valine g 0.937 28 -- 1.921
Amino Acids Arginine g 1.299 26 -- 2.663
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.774 26 -- 1.587
Amino Acids Alanine g 0.972 24 -- 1.993
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 2.146 24 -- 4.399
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 5.031 24 -- 10.314
Amino Acids Glycine g 0.802 24 -- 1.644
Amino Acids Proline g 0.955 23 -- 1.958
Amino Acids Serine g 1.028 24 -- 2.107
Isoflavones Daidzein 1 mg 0.01 3 0 0.02
Isoflavones Genistein 1 mg 0.54 3 0 1.11
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 1 mg 0.55 3 0 1.13
Isoflavones Biochanin A mg 0.10 3 0.1 0.20
Isoflavones Formononetin mg 0.01 3 0.01 0.02
Isoflavones Coumestrol mg 0.01 3 0.01 0.01
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1286 1600 LEGUMES AND LEGUME PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B2010 PIGEON PEA
  • C0133 SEED, SKIN PRESENT, GERM PRESENT
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0001 EXTENT OF HEAT TREATMENT NOT KNOWN
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0116 DEHYDRATED OR DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION
  • Z0052 RIPE OR MATURE