Pigeon pea vs. Tempeh — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the main differences between Pigeon pea and Tempeh?
- Pigeon pea is richer in Folate, yet Tempeh is richer in Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Magnesium.
- Tempeh's daily need coverage for Manganese is 35% higher.
- Pigeon pea has 5 times more Folate than Tempeh. Pigeon pea has 111µg of Folate, while Tempeh has 24µg.
- Pigeon pea contains less Saturated Fat.
We used Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Tempeh types in this comparison.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Sugar||Equal|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||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|