In the salad bowl, mix up the yogurt and the spices. Continue mixing until the ingredients merge well and smooth
To this mixture, add the grated cucumber and mix well so that the flavors blend. Follow by adding the chopped cucumber pieces.
Now, add in the Cilantro. The fresh green of Cilantro plays cool against the white yogurt. Mix everything well now.
In the end, garnish with the chilli powder and the black pepper. Taste to season and check if you want it saltier.
Keep chilled till serving. The raita looks best in a clay pot and gives off the aura of earthiness. Therefore, you can shift the dish to a clay pot right before serving.