• Dry beans (kidney bean, haricot bean, pinto bean, navy bean, lima bean, butter bean , azuki bean, adzuki bean, mung bean, golden gram, green gram, black gram, urd, scarlet runner bean, rice bean, moth bean, tepary bean)
  • Dry broad beans (horse bean, broad bean, field bean)
  • Dry peas (garden pea, protein pea)
  • Chickpea, garbanzo, Bengal gram
  • Dry cowpea, black-eyed pea, blackeye bean
  • Pigeon pea, cajan pea, Congo bean
  • Lentil
  • Bambara groundnut, earth pea
  • Vetch, common vetch
  • Lupins
  • Minor pulses (lablab, hyacinth bean, jack bean, sword bean, winged bean, velvet bean, cowitch, yam bean)

Recognized by the  Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

Nutrient analysis of pulses

 

Bean (pinto)

Pea

Chickpea

Lentil

Moisture, %

11.33

11.27

11.53

11.79

Protein, %

21.42

24.55

19.3

24.95

Fat, %

1.23

1.16

6.04

2.17

Ash, %

3.46

2.65

2.48

1.94

Total dietary fiber, %

15.5

25.5

17.4

10.8

US Department of Agriculture SR22