Brinjal

Meaning In English

Brinjal Also Known AsEggplant, Aubergine, Baingan, Vaangi.Brinjal belongs to the family of Solanaceae, also commonly known as nightshades, and are cousins of potatoes, tomatoes and bell peppers. They hang from vines and some varieties actually look egg shaped- which is why the name "Eggplants". The skin is glossy and usually deep purple in color, while the flesh is creamish and spongy in texture. A much wider range of shapes, sizes and colors is grown in Asia. Colours vary from white, yellow to green as well as reddish-purple, dark purple, black etc. There is also a variety which is green brinjals with white striping. While the different varieties vary slightly in taste and texture, it usually has a mild bitter taste. To reduce the bitterness (if required- it is actually not required most of the times), slice the brinjal, sprinkle salt evenly over it and mix well. Rinse well after 10 minutes and use as required

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