High calories in Indian food found in Grain Cereals and Pulses. The whole grains of all cereals have similar chemical composition and nutritive value. They are classified as carbohydrate rich food, for their average carbohydrate content is 70 percent per 100 grams. They provide energy and also protein which is usually of good quality. Whole cereals are good source of calcium and iron.
Vegetables are valuable in maintaining alkaline reserve in the body. They are valued mainly for their high vitamin and mineral content.