There are six tastes in Ayurveda and these are linked to the three Doshas based the simple principle of the natures of each Doshas. For example the qualities of Vata include dry and light. Sweet and heavy are considered opposite qualities that balance these. Foods like bananas which have these tastes balance Vata.
Here are examples of fruit and vegetables that are suited to each mind-body type. You may notice that for your dosha, you tend to like the items listed, but it’s not black and white. Most people are a mix of two Doshas and the predominant dosha varies with the season.
Should all be cooked: Artichoke, asparagus, aubergine, beetroot, carrot, courgette, cucumber, green beans, kerala, leek, mustard greens, okra, olive, parsnip, spinach, squash, sweet potato, tender white radish, watercress, white pumpkin. The following only if cooked with oil and eaten in small quantities- brocolli, celery, pea, spinach.