Raita is a condiment from the Indian subcontinent, made with dahi (plain yogurt) together with raw or cooked vegetables, and fruits. There are many types of yogurts in a Raita such as boondi raita, pineapple raita, cucumber raita, etc. It is a common part of the Indian cuisine and is often served as a side dish to complement spicy foods. It's cool and creamy texture helps to offset the spices and heat of the dishes it's served with.
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In a bowl, combine the plain yogurt, cumin powder, black salt, red chili powder, and salt. Whisk it well to ensure there are no lumps.
Add the chopped cucumber and green chilies to the yogurt mixture and stir well.
Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
Chill in the refrigerator for about an hour before serving to allow the flavors to meld together.