The nutritional value of eggplant per 100g are; carbohydrates – 5.7g, sugar – 2.35g, dietary fiber – 3.4g, fat – 0.19g, and protein – 1.01g. Eggplant is a plant of the family Solanaceae which known as the nightshades, native to
Nepal, India, Bangladesh, Pakistan and . Sri Lanka
In cooking, eggplant can be battered before deep-frying and served with a sauce made of tamarind. Also, it can be sliced and deep-fried then served it with plain yoghurt.
Eggplant is rich in nicotine; the amount of nicotine is negligible compared to passive smoking. About 20 pounds or 9kg of eggplants contains the same account of nicotine as a cigarette.
Eggplant is also cultivated in southern and eastern