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Legumes

 

FOOD

RASA

VIRAYA

VIPAK

ACTION ON DOSHA

ACTION ON VPK

Aduki

Astringent

Cooling

Pungent

Hard, Heavy

Garbanzo (Chick peas)

Sweet

Cooling

Pungent

Dry, Rough, Heavy

Kidney Beans

Astringent

Heating

Pungent

Hard, Rough, Heavy

Lentil, Brown

Astringent

Heating

Pungent

Rough, Heavy

Lentil, Red

Sweet, Astringent

Cooling

Sweet

Light, Soft

Miso

Astringent, sour

Heating

Pungent

Fermented

Mung Beans

Sweet, Astringent

Cooling

Sweets

Light Dry

Navy Beans

Sweet, Astromgent

Heating

Pungent

Dry, Rough

Pinto Beans

Astringent

Cooling

Pungent

Hard to Digest

Soy Beans

Astringent, Sweet

Cooling

Pungent

Unctuous, Heavy

Soy Cheese

Astringent, Sour

Heating

Pungent

Heavy

Soy Sauce

Astringent, Sour

Heating

Pungent

Fermented

Soy Sausages

Astringent, Sour

Heating

Pungent

 

Sou Flour

Astringent, Sour

Cooling

Pungent

 

Soy Powder

Astringent, Sour

Cooling

Pungent

 

Tempeh

Astringent

Heating

Pungent

Light

Tofu

Sweet, Astringent

Cooling

Pungent

vpk

Tur Dal

Astringent

Heating

Pungent

Hard, Heavy

Urad Dal

Sweet

Heating

Sweet

Heavy, Soft, Unvtuous

White Beans

Astringent

Cooling

Pungent

Hard To Digest