Eggplant, Indian

Indian eggplant is a member of a fairly large family, and like all eggplants, it is related to the tobacco plant. Fruits are egg shaped and egg sized! Typically, the diameter of Indian eggplant ranges from 2 to 2.5 inches. The skin is usually dark purple and the fruit has a green calyx, often causing it to be labeled "baby" eggplant.

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  • Nutrition Info
  • Serving Size: 1/5 of eggplant
  • Amount per serving
  • Calories: 20
  • Calories from fat: 0
  • Fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 0mg
  • Total Carbs: 5g
    • Fiber: 2g
    • Sugars: g
  • Protein: 1g
  • Vitamin A: 2%
  • Vitamin C: 2%
  • Calcium: 0%
  • Iron: 2%

Availability

Handling & Storage

Varieties

Limited year round, peaks in summer

Also Known As

  • Indian aubergine
  • Round eggplant

Stores well from 38 to 45 degrees up to one week.

  • Solanum melongena

Recipes

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