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The Udupi Mattu Gulla Brinjal, a GI-tagged product from Karnataka, India, is known for its distinct flavor and green, oval shape. Revered in traditional cuisine, this eggplant variant is prized for its culinary versatility and subtle sweetness.


Unique Features :


  • Distinctive Flavor

  • Green, Oval Shape

  • Traditional Cultivation Methods

  • Limited Geographic Cultivation Area

  • Resilience to Local Climate Conditions


Benefits & Uses :


  • Culinary Versatility
  • Nutritional Value
  • Integral in Local Cuisine
  • Organic Farming Practices
  • Cultural Significance

Udupi Mattu Gulla Brinjal

  • GI Specifications

    Geographical Region


    GI Application No.


    GI Status Awarded


    GI Product of India


  • History & Heritage

    The Udupi Mattu Gulla Brinjal has a deep heritage, tracing back to its introduction by Saint Madhvacharya in the 13th century in the Udupi region of Karnataka. Over centuries, it has become an integral part of local culture and cuisine, deeply revered and sustained through traditional farming practices.

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