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 colour, while the flesh is creamish and spongy in texture. Colours vary from white, yellow to green as well as reddish-purple, dark purple, black etc.
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