In the previous three articles, we listed foods to avoid and foods to favor for Kapha, Pitta, and Vata. In this article, we’re going to discuss Tridoshic foods that are soothing to all doshas.


• Apples (cooked)
• Applesauce
• Apricots
• Berries
• Cherries
• Figs (K – dry V – fresh)
• Grapes
• Limes
• Strawberries


• Asparagus
• Beets (cooked)
• Cabbage (cooked)
• Cauliflower
• Cilantro
• Carrots (cooked V, raw P)
• Green Beans
• Leafy Greens
• Leeks (cooked)
• Okra
• Onions (cooked)
• Parsley
• Peas
• Potatoes (sweet for V, white for K)
• Radishes (cooked)
• Rutabaga
• Spaghetti Squash
• Sprouts
• Watercress


• Charole 


• Amaranth
• Durham Flour
• Oats (cooked for P & V, dry for K)
• Quinoa
• Rice (basmati & wild)
• Seitan (wheat meat)
• Sprouted Wheat Bread


• Red Lentils
• Mung Beans
• Mung Dal
• Soy Milk
• Tofu

Ayurvedic cooking for two or more can be tricky. Making separate dishes isn’t always possible so tridoshic dishes are the way to go.

Check out these other articles:
Foods To Avoid For Vata Imbalance
Recommended Foods For Kapha Dosha
Recommended Foods For Pitta Dosha



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2. Lad, Usha, and Vasant Lad. 
Ayurvedic cooking for self-Healing. The Ayurvedic Press, 2016.3. Frawley, David, and Vasant Lad. The yoga of herbs: an ayurvedic guide to herbal medicine. Lotus Press, 2008.

4. Immel, John. “School of Ayurvedic Diet & Digestion.” Ayurvedic Diet & Recipes,


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