Pigeon pea vs. Lentil — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Important differences between Pigeon pea and Lentil
- Lentil has more Iron, Folate, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5 than Pigeon pea.
- Lentil's daily need coverage for Iron is 28% more.
- Pigeon pea contains 2 times more Calcium than Lentil. Pigeon pea contains 43mg of Calcium, while Lentil contains 19mg.
The food varieties used in the comparison are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet||Equal|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|