Cucumber Raita Posted on February 11, 2010 by admin 1 cucumber 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon chopped mint leaves Â½ cup natural unsweetened yogurt Peel cucumber then thinly slice flesh. Sprinkle with salt and leave for about 1 hour. Drain well. Rinse under cold running water. Drain well. Mix mint and yogurt into cucumber. Makes about 2 cups.