Nutritionally, raw Brinjal is low in fat, protein, dietary fiber and carbohydrates (table). It also provides low amounts of essential nutrients, with only manganese having a moderate percentage (11%) of the Daily Value (table).
Brinjals are excellent for weight loss and for keeping a check on cholesterol levels. They aid fat and protein metabolism and help battle inflammation and neurological diseases.
These are used in making curries, sabjis, and as main course accompaniments. Especially used in making vaangibath.