United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  11344, Pigeonpeas, immature seeds, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Cajanus cajan
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 52%   Refuse Description:   Pods
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 154 g

seeds 4 g
Proximates Water g 65.88 4 0.850 101.46 2.64
Proximates Energy kcal 136 -- -- 209 5
Proximates Energy kJ 569 -- -- 876 23
Proximates Protein g 7.20 -- -- 11.09 0.29
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 1.64 4 0.250 2.53 0.07
Proximates Ash g 1.40 -- -- 2.16 0.06
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 23.88 -- -- 36.78 0.96
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 5.1 -- -- 7.9 0.2
Proximates Sugars, total g 3.00 -- -- 4.62 0.12
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 42 -- -- 65 2
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 1.60 -- -- 2.46 0.06
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 68 -- -- 105 3
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 127 -- -- 196 5
Minerals Potassium, K mg 552 -- -- 850 22
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 5 -- -- 8 0
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 1.04 -- -- 1.60 0.04
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.134 -- -- 0.206 0.005
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.574 -- -- 0.884 0.023
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 1.5 -- -- 2.3 0.1
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 39.0 -- -- 60.1 1.6
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.400 -- -- 0.616 0.016
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.170 -- -- 0.262 0.007
Vitamins Niacin mg 2.200 -- -- 3.388 0.088
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.680 -- -- 1.047 0.027
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.068 -- -- 0.105 0.003
Vitamins Folate, total µg 173 -- -- 266 7
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 173 -- -- 266 7
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 173 -- -- 266 7
Vitamins Choline, total mg 45.8 -- -- 70.5 1.8
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 3 -- -- 5 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 40 -- -- 62 2
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 67 -- -- 103 3
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 190 -- -- 293 8
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.39 -- -- 0.60 0.02
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 24.0 -- -- 37.0 1.0
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.354 -- -- 0.545 0.014
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 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.329 -- -- 0.507 0.013
Lipids 18:0 g 0.025 -- -- 0.038 0.001
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.013 -- -- 0.020 0.001
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.013 -- -- 0.020 0.001
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 0.873 -- -- 1.344 0.035
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.835 -- -- 1.286 0.033
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.038 -- -- 0.059 0.002
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
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1281 1100 VEGETABLES AND VEGETABLE PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B2010 PIGEON PEA
  • C0133 SEED, SKIN PRESENT, GERM PRESENT
  • 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
  • Z0051 UNRIPE OR IMMATURE