Vegetables List

Vegetables List

This comes above the base of the pyramid and more foods from this should be eaten from this Food Group than from Groups which are above this in the Indian Food Pyramid, such as Fruits and Fats/Oils.


Each serving in this group contains 5 gms of carbohydrates, 2 gms. of proteins and gives approximately 28 calories.

For vegetables, one cup of raw leafy greens, three/quarters cup vegetable juice, or half a cup of chopped/cooked vegetables constitutes a serving.

Examples of one serving of food from this group are

  • Tomatoes Juice
    ½ Cup Tomatoes Juice
  • OR
  • Green Beans
    ½ Cup Cooked Green Beans
  • OR
  • Salad or Spinach
    1 Cup Tossed Salad or
    1 Cup Raw Spinach
  • OR
  • Carrots
    ½ Cup Cooked Carrots
  • Bottle gourd (Lauki)
  • Ridge gourd (Turiya)
  • Gourd ash (Petha)
  • Kakadi (Cucumber)
  • Carrot (Gajar)
  • Onion (Pyaaz)
  • Broad beans (Papadi)
  • Amaranth (Chola)
  • Methi (Fenugreek)
  • Beetroot (Chukander)
  • Cluster beans (Gawar)
  • Bitter gourd (Karela)
  • Pumpkin (Kaddu)
  • Brinjal (Baingan)
  • Drumsticks (Saijan Ki Phalli)
  • Bhindi (Ladies Fingers)
  • Tinda
  • Cauliflower (Phool Gobi)
  • Cabbage (Patta Gobi)
  • Khol Khol (Ganth Gobi)
  • Turnips (Shalgam)
  • Radish (Muli)
  • Capsicum (Shimla Mirch)
  • French Beans (Fansi)
  • Peas (Mutter)
  • Arbi
  • Bananas Raw
  • Tomatoes
  • Parval (Long)
  • Parva, (Ordinary)

Note: For more foods in this list click here