Basmati rice -2cups soak the rise in water at least 30minutes
Bay leaf -1
Fennel seeds-1/2 tsp
Lemon juice -1tsp
Salt -to taste
Saffron -a pinch dissolved in 2tsp milk
Finely sliced onions -3
Cashew nuts - a handful
Raisins - a handful
Green peas -10gm
Coriander leaves -a handful
Preparation of vegetables
•Heat butter/ghee in a heavy bottom pan and fry cashew nuts, raisins and onions.
•Fry all vegetables separately. (fry 5-8minuts ).
Preparation of rice
Add remaining butter and fry all spices .Add drained rice and fry for 5minutes.
Add 2 cups of water, lemon juice and salt, Cook till all the water is absorbed. Finally sprinkle saffron milk over the rice.
Mix rice with fried vegetables and garnish with onion cashewnuts, raisins.