Spinach(Palak) rice

- 2 cup cooked rice (make sure the rice is not sticky and cooks grains are whole and separated)
- 1 medium size bunch of spinach(palak)
- 7-8 cloves of garlic
- 1 tbsp cumin seeds
- 1 tbsp sambar powder/masala
- 2 tbsp oil
- salt to taste

1. Clean and wash spinach leaves
2. Grind spinach leaves and garlic together to fine paste (add little water if desired)
3. In a deep pan, heat oil and add cumin seeds and as they crackle add the spinach and garlic paste prepared
4. Stir constantly as spinach is cooked and changes colour to dark green
5. Add sambar powder, cooked rice and salt. Mix well
6. Close the lid and let the rice cook for 1-2 mins

Serve hot with tomato sauce or coconut-gram daal chutney!!