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Vellore Spiny Brinjal, a GI-tagged eggplant from Tamil Nadu, India, is recognized for its distinctive spiny texture and mild flavor. Cultivated in the Vellore region, this brinjal variety is valued for its culinary versatility and unique appearance, making it a sought-after ingredient in both traditional and contemporary dishes.


Unique Features :


  • Spiny Texture
  • Mild Flavor
  • Grown in Vellore Region
  • Unique Appearance
  • Distinctive Eggplant Variety


Benefits & Uses :

  • Adds Texture to Dishes
  • Versatile in Cooking Methods
  • Ideal for Curries and Stir-Fries
  • Nutrient-Abundant
  • Enhances Flavor in Various Cuisines

Vellore Spiny Brinjal

  • GI Specifications

    Geographical Region

    Tamil Nadu

    GI Application No.


    GI Status Awarded


    GI Product of India


  • History & Heritage

    Vellore Spiny Brinjal has a significant historical presence in Tamil Nadu's Vellore region, where its cultivation has been sustained over time. This distinctive eggplant variety is deeply rooted in the local agricultural heritage and is cherished for its contribution to regional cuisine and culinary traditions.

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