Pigeon pea vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Differences between Pigeon pea and Lentil
- Pigeon pea is higher than Lentil in Copper, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Potassium, Fiber, Phosphorus, Iron, and Zinc.
- Pigeon pea's daily need coverage for Copper is 90% higher.
- Pigeon pea has 5 times more Magnesium than Lentil. While Pigeon pea has 183mg of Magnesium, Lentil has only 36mg.
The food types used in this comparison are Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, raw and Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in glycemic index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low glycemic index diet|