Wild Egg Plant / Egg Plant

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Wild Egg Plant / Egg Plant

SCIENTIFIC NAME :

 Solanum Melongena

MEDICINAL VALUE :

 Antioxidant nasunin found in eggplant fights disease causing free radicals in the body, particularly in the brain. Nasunin also has properties that help fight cancer.

NUTRIENT VALUE :

 Source of a powerful antioxidant known as nasunin.

CULINERY AND OTHER VALUES :

 Eggplant originated in India, where it is used in dishes, such as baingan bartha. Eggplant is also the basis for Greek moussaka, French ratatouille, and Italian caponata.

GLOSSARY :

  • English : Wild Egg Plant / Egg Plant
  • Tamil : Kathirikaai / Kandang Kathiri
  • Malayalam : Kathirikka
  • Telugu : Vanga Mokka / Nela Mulekavakuda
  • Kannada : Badanekayi / Nella Gula
  • Hindi : Ringna / Kateli / Bhatakatai
  • Bengali : Begun / Kantakari
  • Gujarati : Ringna / Patharingami
  • Konkani : Vaingen
  • Marathi : Bhuiringani
  • Tulu : Mullubadane

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