Indian Eggplant is sweeter and more tender than American and Italian Eggplants. These eggplants are small and round, just a few inches long, and have smooth, dark purple skin. For cooking, Indian eggplants are a bit sweeter and creamy in texture. The inner flesh is firm, crisp, and creamy white with a few, small edible seeds. When cooked, Indian eggplants offer a mild flavor with sweet notes and a creamy texture.