As far as I can tell Raita generally implies some kind of curd or dahi based accompaniment that goes with food and one doesn’t usually associate eggplant or brinjal with raita.
If you do you have a dirty mind, and I like you.
However, this is a kickass salad that goes really well with roti or rice and I’ve seen even steal the limelight from chicken biriyani. It’s really simple and the main trick is to find the big ass green brinjals that you get around winter or spring. Pics of what to look for are in the long recipe.
To make this kickass salad, let’s Go To The Kitchen.