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brinjal

\brin-jawl\
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Noun. August 22, 2012, Word of the Day
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Definition

A popular vegetable otherwise known as eggplant and aubergine in non-South Asian marketplaces. Bland and unpromising, its a perfect excuse to load on the masalas (spices) and chillies to jazz it up. Brinjal curry can make grown men weep, depending on their geographic location. South Indian brinjal curry - keep a fire extinguisher handy!

Usage

Today the wifey packed a killer brinjal curry...had a bite like a cobra!
Added 2011-08-19 by Chutney Mary

Root

Unknown

Region

All India

Categories

Food and Drink

Terms referencing this

baigan ka baal, lady fingers, lady's finger