Black gram is more suitable for Vata person and bengal gram is more suitable for Pitta and Kapha person. But, when these two are cooked together and eaten in moderation they are suitable for all body types. You can make few variations according to your body type in this recipe which is given at the end of this recipe.
I love this recipe with drizzled ghee since my childhood. I hope you will love it too. You can enjoy this recipe with rice for your lunch.
Black gram & bengal gram mix is a fantastic recipe to try. It is a perfect lunch recipe to have with rice.
According to Ayurveda, each food has a specific property based on which it nourishes our body. So, it is essential to eat as per your body type. As a result, it helps to maintain health and boosts our immunity.
As explained earlier, a black gram is more suitable for a Vata person. But it does not mean it is harmful to a Pitta or Kapha person. If they eat it in moderation, it helps to nourish them as well.
On the other hand, bengal gram suits Pitta & Kapha people more. It is so because bengal gram is dry and light in quality which may cause trouble for a person with Vata dosha dominance. Again, it does not mean that it is harmful to a Vata person, but it is better to take it in moderation if you are a Vata person.
Everything in moderation is healthy for everyone. It is all about maintaining balance.
To make each recipe more suitable, we can make few changes according to our body type. Here are the simple changes you can make as per your body type.
Change the ratio of black gram bengal gram of this recipe according to your body type:
Here it is 1/2 cup black gram & 1/2 cup bengal gram
For a Vata person: 1/4 cup bengal gram + 3/4 cup black gram
For a Pitta person – 1/4 cup black gram + 3/4 cup bengal gram; add less ginger garlic paste
For a Kapha person – 1/4 cup black gram + 3/4 cup bengal gram; add a pinch of cinnamon powder to the recipe