Pigeon pea vs. Brown rice — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
How are Pigeon pea and Brown rice different?
- Pigeon pea is higher in Folate, Fiber, Copper, Potassium, and Iron, however, Brown rice is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Selenium.
- Daily need coverage for Folate from Pigeon pea is 26% higher.
- Pigeon pea contains 14 times more Calcium than Brown rice. While Pigeon pea contains 43mg of Calcium, Brown rice contains only 3mg.
Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Rice, brown, long-grain, cooked are the varieties used in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Omega-6 - Linoleic acid||0.355g|
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.011g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|