Food profile: Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled

Full name: Pigeon peas (red gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt

Category: Legumes

Efficiency: 0.44.

Amino Acid Score: 70.

Amino acid quantities (g per 100 g)

In relative terms, this food in particularly poor in methionine and rich in phenylalanine.

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General nutritional values

Macronutrient quantities (g) per 100 g

Energy: 121 kcal for 100 g.

22.3 percents of proteins in total calories.

Table of nutritional values

Ratio of essential amino acids to total protein (mg/g)

Amino acid In food Required
(g/kg protein) (g/kg protein)
methionine 11.2 16
methionine + cysteine 22.8 22
valine 43.2 39
isoleucine 36.2 30
leucine 71.4 59
threonine 35.4 23
lysine 70.1 45
tryptophan 9.8 6
histidine 35.7 15
phenylalanine + tyrosine 110.5 30

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