Nutritional evaluation of some legume-based dishes consumed in Saudi Arabia.


Chemical composition and nutritional quality of five Saudi dishes based on legumes were evaluated. On fresh weight basis, the dishes contained 35.3-78.1% moisture, 4.4-10.2% protein (NX6.25), 1.2-19.1% fat, 8.0-24.8% carbohydrates, 2.4-7.7% dietary fibre, 1.4-2.9% ash and 71-311 Kcal (297-1301 KJ) per 100 g dish. The contents of vitamin A (retinol… (More)


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