Brinjal Bharta has a glossy skin and come in wide range of shapes, sizes and colors while the flesh is creamy and spongy in consistency and contains numerous tiny, smooth edible seeds. It is low in calories and extremely rich in dietary fiber and many phytonutrient compounds & antioxidants. Brinjal Bharta is rich in B-complex vitamins and contains many necessary minerals especially manganese & potassium and also contains fine water content. Benefits. Brinjals contain high amounts of anthocyanins especially the purple colored ones which protect the body from health risks, like inflammation and neurological diseases. These are capable of improving the flexibility of blood vessels, resulting in improved blood circulation. It effectively treats enlarged spleen caused due to malaria. It helps in keeping blood sugar under control, lowering cholesterol, improving the digestive system. How to use. It is used in dry and gravy curries, in lentil soups and stews.