How Many Calories in Chick Pea

Chick pea is highly popular in many dishes. It can be eaten cooked with spices, eaten in imbibed form or eaten boiled. They belong to the legume family and sometimes also referred to be a part of the pulse family. They have many health benefits especially if you are having them boiled or in imbibed form but they are also rich in proteins and calories and therefore you should have a proper calibration of its nutrient content to make it a part of your daily diet.

Calories in Chick Pea

Assuming that the serving size is one cup the following metric has been provided.

Calorie Meter:

  • Calories: 380
  • Fats: 15.5 grams
  • Carbs: 46.6 grams
  • Proteins: 15.5 grams

From the above information it is clear that there is total 380 calorie in one cup of chick peas. But this is the total calorie level but calories from fat are 139.1. As for calorie breakdown, it breaks down in the following manner, 42% fat, 40% carbs and 19% proteins.

The total fat makes 24% of the daily intake. In the total fat there is 4.4 grams is saturated fat which comprises 22% of the daily intake. Apart from that it contains 4.4 grams polyunsaturated fat and 3.3 grams of monounsaturated fat. The cholesterol content makes up 4% of the daily intake and contains 11.6 milligrams of cholesterol. It is fairly high in sodium and potassium. It contains 601.9 milligrams of sodium and 479.2 milligrams of potassium. The total carbs comprises 16% of the daily intake. In it 13.4 grams is dietary fiber which comprises 53% of the daily intake. Protein has 31% of daily intake. Sodium comprises 14% daily intake and while potassium comprises 16% of the daily intake. As for vitamins, it has 1% vitamin A, 4% vitamin C, 22% iron and 8% calcium.