Particulars Contents (g per 100 g) References
Moisture content    
Leaves 86 2
Seeds 7.49 18
Carbohydrates 42.3 84
Gum (Seed) 20.9 16
Fats (leaves) 1 10
Fats (Seed) 7.9 42, 10
Protein (fresh leaves) 4.4 10
Protein (seed) 25.4 42
Fibre (Seeds) 50 10
a) Soluble    
1) Raw 21.7 13
2) Germinated 10.3 13
b) Insoluble    
1) Raw 26.8 13
2) Germinated 23.9 13
Fibre (Leaves)   10
Soluble 0.7 15
Insoluble 4.2 15
Dietary fibre 48 21
Ash (Seeds) 3.38 18
Table 4: Moisture, carbohydrates, fats, fibre and ash content of the fenugreek seeds and leaves.