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Most of the times, we are choosing foods based on the taste rather than the value of nutriment. It is not to be bothered if we are not  nutrition experts but we should have at least simple knowledge about keeping us nourished as we enjoy the tasty food.

A perfect meal is supposed to consist of protein+fat+carbs. That means  it should have all macronutrients and micronutrients as many as possible. When we consume food that contains macro nutrients with vegetables, it can be assured that we are getting all micronutrients simultaneously. When we eat the cooked meal, fat is already in it as cooking oil and ghee. 

Just take a stock report of what's on our plate casually.

Let's say that we have idlies with sambar.

We sort out what is actually in this meal. 
Idli rice, oil and ghee, toor dal, urad dal and fried Bengal gram, greens(Cilantro), coconut, ginger any vegetable say potato or carrot or beans or all you have.
Just brand out all the ingredients. Potato and rice are falling under sta…