This variety is small and squat with a dark reddish-purple colour. Sweeter and less bitter than regular aubergine. You can use them In an Indian preparation like a curry, but they are also great roasted or stuffed, along with graffiti baby aubergine the same as above but with a striking striped colour.
Aubergines are high in nutritional fibre, which is an essential part of a healthy diet because it helps keep your digestion running smoothly. The right amount of fibre in your diet can also help control blood sugar, preventing spikes and crashes.
Great at soaking up flavours, aubergines work well in stews, salads and curries. Try them baked, grilled or barbecued as a vegetable main or in side dishes. Go to our recipe section for a couple of ways to use aubergine.