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How To Eat Eggplant Seeds

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Egg plants are fleshy with small seeds inside like tomatoes. You can eat eggplant seeds after removing it from the vegetable, but the bitter taste of the seed restricts many to eat egg plant seeds. The seeds can be dried and flavored using spices to change the bitter taste.


Cook the egg plant seeds


The egg plant can be cooked separately or can be cooked along with the entire vegetable; the bitterness of the seeds are balanced while cooking. There are various recipes that use eggplant as the main ingredient. Eggplant seeds are similar to sunflower or pumpkin seeds which you can eat after roasting. It can be served as a healthy snack to your guest with pepper and salt or you can sprinkle powdered sugar and cinnamon to make it taste sweet for kids. Also those who want to control high pressure and cholesterol can take this snack regularly.


Eating eggplant seeds with spice


By adding spices you can make the eggplant seeds tasty. Eggplants originate from India, which is well known for a range of species. The spices are not only rich but they also have many health benefits. The bitterness of the seed is balanced by the flavor of the spices like red pepper, turmeric, and cumin.


How to eat eggplant seeds


It is best to cook egg plant seeds with the rest of the vegetable.  This is because the vegetable flesh is not bitter like the seeds, and also the spices give a distinct flavor. Many prefer eating eggplant seeds with the flesh since it is tasty and easy to cook. You can grill them with herbs, olive oil, and lemon. Bake eggplant with your favorite seasoning else use minced meat or chicken stuffing for different taste. Cooking in different methods helps to overcome the bitterness of the eggplant seeds.


Eat eggplant seeds separately or along with vegetables, either way it is very beneficial for your health. It is found that eggplant seeds help to reduce cholesterol and can control high blood pressure. Try to include the whole eggplant or the seeds separately into your diet.


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