2 cups Basmati rice
2 tsp Jeera/Cumin seeds
1 finely sliced Onion
2 tbsp Ghee (Clarified butter)
small stick Cinnamon
½ tsp Cumin seeds
10 Cashew nuts
1 inch piece Ginger
2 flakes Garlic
10-15 raisins/dry grapes
Salt – to taste
Make a paste with ginger, garlic and keep aside.
In a pressure cooker heat ghee and add cumin, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and cashew nuts and fry for few seconds. Add the raisins and let them pop up.
Add onions and saute till they turn pinkish.
Now add the ginger garlic paste and saute till the raw smell disappears.
Add rice and fry for about 2 to 3 Min’s.
Then add 4 cups of water and salt.
Mix properly and close the pressure cooker.
Pressure cook for 2 whistles and switch off the gas
Serve hot with raita or any side dish of your liking.