Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart

Black gram vs Chickpea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

How are Black gram and Chickpea different?

  • Black gram is higher in Magnesium, Iron, Copper, Fiber, and Phosphorus, however Chickpea is richer in Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, and Selenium.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Chickpea is 860% higher.
  • Black gram contains 3 times more Magnesium than Chickpea. While Black gram contains 267mg of Magnesium, Chickpea contains only 79mg.

Mungo beans, mature seeds, raw and Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw are the varieties used in this article.

Infographic

Black gram vs Chickpea infographic
Copy infographic link

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +75.6%
Contains more Calcium +142.1%
Contains more Potassium +36.9%
Contains more Magnesium +238%
Contains more Copper +49.5%
Contains more Zinc +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.4%
Contains less Sodium -36.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 284% 42% 87% 191% 327% 92% 163% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Contains more Iron +75.6%
Contains more Calcium +142.1%
Contains more Potassium +36.9%
Contains more Magnesium +238%
Contains more Copper +49.5%
Contains more Zinc +21.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +50.4%
Contains less Sodium -36.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.4%
Contains more Folate +157.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.541
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 69% 59% 28% 55% 65% 0% 0% 162%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 5% 17% 0% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 0% 23% 418%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +191.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +74.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +90.4%
Contains more Folate +157.9%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.541

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
36
Black gram
74
Chickpea
Mineral Summary Score
149
Black gram
88
Chickpea

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
151%
Black gram
123%
Chickpea
Carbohydrates
59%
Black gram
63%
Chickpea
Fats
8%
Black gram
28%
Chickpea

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Black gram Chickpea
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Black gram Chickpea
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Chickpea
Chickpea contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Chickpea
Chickpea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Chickpea
Chickpea is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Sugar (difference - 10.7g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.489g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black gram
Black gram is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black gram Chickpea Opinion
Calories 341 378 Chickpea
Protein 25.21 20.47 Black gram
Fats 1.64 6.04 Chickpea
Vitamin C 0 4 Chickpea
Carbs 58.99 62.95 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 7.57 4.31 Black gram
Calcium 138 57 Black gram
Potassium 983 718 Black gram
Magnesium 267 79 Black gram
Sugar 10.7 Black gram
Fiber 18.3 12.2 Black gram
Copper 0.981 0.656 Black gram
Zinc 3.35 2.76 Black gram
Starch
Phosphorus 379 252 Black gram
Sodium 38 24 Chickpea
Vitamin A 23 67 Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.82 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.273 0.477 Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.254 0.212 Black gram
Vitamin B3 1.447 1.541 Chickpea
Vitamin B5 0.906 1.588 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.281 0.535 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 Chickpea
Folate 216 557 Chickpea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.114 0.603 Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.085 1.377 Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 2.731 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.263 0.2 Black gram
Threonine 0.875 0.766 Black gram
Isoleucine 1.287 0.882 Black gram
Leucine 2.089 1.465 Black gram
Lysine 1.674 1.377 Black gram
Methionine 0.367 0.27 Black gram
Phenylalanine 1.473 1.103 Black gram
Valine 1.416 0.865 Black gram
Histidine 0.706 0.566 Black gram
Fructose

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174259/nutrients
  2. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.