This is one of the simplest and quickest Raita you can make.
Cool Yogurt - 1 cup
Cucumber - Cubed 1 cup
Mint powder - 1/2 tsp
Water - 1/4 cup
Salt to taste
Remove the seeds from the cucumber before you cube them. To make the mint powder at home dry the mint leaves and powder it coarsely. you can do this ahead of time and use when needed.
In a mixing bowl add cucumber , mint powder. Add the yogurt, salt and a little water and mix well. Add more water if you think the yogurt is still thick.
Raita is ready to be served with hot parathas or biryani.