Uses Of Vegetables:Health Benefits Of Brinjal Mostly Known as Baingan in native Hindi language, Brinjal is considered as the king of vegetables. Universally called as Eggplant, brinjal belongs to the family of flowering plant Solanaceae. In India it is served as the most delicious curry in almost all cuisines. It has more nutritional values and can be grown even in soft soils in the house also. They are of different varieties like Cluster, narrow and white brinjals. But like any other vegetable the king is also not an exception of cons. Lets see what are the harmful effects it can cause apart from its delicious benefits.