Organic Long Purple Brinjal from OrganicSiri®
A very low-calorie vegetable packed with a healthy nutrition profile. In addition to adding a unique texture and mild flavor to dishes, eggplant has a number of health benefits.
Solanum melongena var serpentium
Also known as
Podugu vankaya, Baingan, Eggplant, Aubergine
A good source of potassium and fiber. It is rich in antioxidants, vitamins A and C. Anthocyanins, a pigment having antioxidant qualities that can protect cells, are abundant. Rich in fiber and polyphenols, which can both help lower blood sugar levels. It contains less fat per serving, making it a relatively guilt-free food.
How to use Long Purple Brinjal
Has a thick, meaty inside that cooks down to a creamy smoothness. Grilling, roasting, stir-frying, baking and sautéing green baingans are the best ways to prepare them. It can also be chopped into cubes and used in pasta, rice and curry dishes. Andhra brinjal curry is a famous and delicious dish made using long purple vankaya. It also used widely in sambar.
Highly affected by shoot and fruit borers and requires significant plant protection efforts. Optimum moisture level and soil fertility is essential to achieve a good yield. At OrganicSiri, we grow all our crops in our own farms organically without use of fertilizers or chemicals.
Can be kept fresh for up to 5 days if kept at room temperature. The most important thing to remember when storing is to keep it cool, dark and dry. They don’t do well in extreme temperatures. When you keep it in the refrigerator, the cold temperatures lead it to spoil quickly. Keep your eggplant away from ethylene-producing fruits when keeping it. Fruits like apples, melons, avocados, bananas and nectarines, to mention a few, fall under this category.
A warm season crop; at OrganicSiri it is grown round the year in multiple croppings.
How to buy Organic Long Purple Brinjal
We deliver organic vegetables, fruits and staples to most of Hyderabad. Here is how to order online: How to order organic food?