When you've made an Indian rice dish like biryani, and suddenly realize you haven't made the raita to accompany it, this is what you whip together. No chopping onions or herbs necessary.
Ingredients1 cup plain yogurt (whole milk or reduced fat)
1/2 cup water
2 teaspoons dried mint powder
1 teaspoon cumin powder (roasted, if you can find it)
1 teaspoon red chili powder
salt, to taste