The calorie content in Brinjal is quite less as compared to the other vegetables. However since most people prefer consuming Brinjal in the fried form the calorie intake in such as form rises to a great extent. Brinjal can be cooked in a number of ways and the calorie content in each of these forms differs from the other. The other micronutrients also vary based on its method of preparation.
There are around 24k cal calories in 100 grams of raw Brinjal. Other micronutrients in an equal amount of raw Brinjal include Carbohydrates 4 grams, Proteins 1.4 grams, Minerals 0.3 grams, Potassium 200 mgs, Calcium 18 mg, Phosphorus 47 mg, Sodium 3 mg, Dietary Fiber 1.3 grams, Vitamin C 12 mg and Fat 0.3 grams. The calorie content in cooked form differs to a great extent as compared to the raw form and as mentioned above since there are various ways of preparing Brinjal each of the cooked forms also has different calorie content.
Brinjal clubbed with rice is quite a tasteful combination. However, the calorie content of this dish is quite high. One serving of Brinjal mixed with half a cup of rice is around 150 calories. Another popular Brinjal dish is Brinjal Barta; each serving of Brinjal Barta contains around 69 calories. There are 3 grams of fat, 10 grams of carbohydrates and 2 grams of proteins in an equal quantity of Brinjal Barta. When cooked with spices the calorie content of this vegetable rises to a great extent. Each serving of Brinjal cooked with spices contains as many as 335 calories. One serving of Stuffed Brinjal gravy contains 2 calories and each serving of Brinjal stir fried with chilies contains 163 calories. An equal quantity of similarly cooked Brinjal contains 15 grams of fat, 3 grams of carbohydrates and 4 grams of proteins.