Basmati rice - 1 & 1/2 cups
Water - 2 cups
Salt to taste
Cinnamon - a small stick
Kadal pasi / Black stone flower- 1
Shah jeera - 1/2 tsp
Marati mogga -1
Star anise -1
Bay leaf - 1
Ginger & garlic paste - 1/4 tsp
Sliced onion - a handful
Mint leaves - a handful
Slit green chillies -2
Oil - 1 tbsp
Ghee - 2 tsp
Heat oil and ghee in a pan add the whole garam masala saute for a minute.
Now add the onion,chillies and mint fry till its light brown.Add the ginger /garlic paste & saute till raw smell has disappeared.
Now add the washed rice and saute till its well coated with the spices.
Add water & salt cover it with a lid and cook in low flame till rice is cooked.
Switch off the flame & gently mix the rice.
Best served with Mutton curry/Chicken curry, Vegetable kurma or any spicy curry
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