Pulses

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Picture Food Stuff Element & its Proportion Taste Light / Heavy Oily / Dry Hot / Cold Effect on Constitution Some Facts
Moong
Moong Air  (1)
Fire (2)
Sweet,  Astringent Light Dry Cold Less increasing Vatta                Decreases Pitta, Kapha Black moong is easy to digest; Green moong is the best
Kidney Beams
Kideny beans Earth (2)
Air (2)
Astringent, Sweet Heavy Dry Cold Increases Vatta, Pitta,  Kapha Big kidney beans increases milk production 
Black Gram
Black gram (Udad) Earth (3) Sweet Heavy Oily Hot Increases  Pitta, Decreases Kapha, Vatta  
Lentil
Lentil (Masoor) Earth (2)
Air (1)
Sweet Light Dry Cold Increases Vatta, Decreases Pitta, Kapha  
Red Gram
Red gram (Tuver) Earth (2)
Air (2)
Sweet,  Astringent Light Dry Cold Decreases Pitta, Kapha, Vatta -slightly,   
Chick pea
Chick pea (Chana) Earth (2)
Air (2)
Astringent Light Dry Cold Increases Vatta, Decreases Pitta ,Kapha  
Kulathi
Kulathi Fire (2) Sour Light Dry Hot Increases Pitta, Decreases Kapha, Vatta   
Peas
Peas Air (2)
Earth  (2)
Sweet, slightly astringent Light Dry Cold Decreases Kapha, Pitta, Increases Vatta Increases Energy, decreases blood impurities
Field bean
Field bean Earth (2)
Air (2)
Sweet,  Astringent Heavy Dry Hot Increases Vatta                Decreases Pitta, Kapha Good for woman. Increases milk production
Cereals | Pulses | Vegetables | Fruits | Nuts | Spices | Milk & Milk Products | Sweeteners | Miscellaneous
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