Brinjal, also known as aubergines, belong to the nightshade family of plants and are used in many different dishes around the world.
Although often considered a vegetable, they’re technically a fruit, as they grow from a flowering plant and contain seeds.
There are many varieties that range in size and color. And while brinjal with a deep purple skin are most common, they can be red, green or even black.
In addition to bringing a unique texture and mild flavor to recipes, brinjal brings a host of variety helpful for health.