Long grained basmati rice - 300gm
Cinnamon - 25gm
Cloves - 6 gm
Cardamom - 6gm
Chopped garlic - 5gm
Chopped ginger - 5gm
Sliced onions - 150gm
Ghee - 20 ml
Salt - for taste
For the garnish
Fried cashew nuts
- Clean, wash and soak the rice for approx. 15 minutes. Drain and keep aside.
- Heat the ghee in a pan, add the cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, ginger and garlic and cook for a couple of minutes.
- Add the onions and cook till they turn golden brown. Remove some onions and keep aside for the garnish.
- Add the rice and 3½ cups of hot water and salt and pressure cook for 1 whistle. Allow the steam to escape before opening. Separate each grain of rice lightly with a fork. Garnish with the fried onions, cashew nuts and raisins and serve hot.