Basmati rice - 1 cup
( wash and soak the rice for 10 minutes)
Water - 1 & 3/4 cup
Salt to taste
Chopped fresh pineapple - 3/4 cup
Cashew nuts - 3 tsp
Raisins - 1 tsp
Saffron - a generous pinch
Warn milk - 1 tbsp
Thinly sliced onion - a handful
Oil - 1 tsp
Ghee - 2 tsp
Shajeera - 1/4 tsp
Green cardamom - 2
Black Cardamom - 1
Star anise - 1
Bay leaf - 1
Cinnamon a small piece
Cloves - 2
Wash the rice and soak it in water for 10 minutes.
Soak saffron strings in warm milk.
Heat 1/2 tsp ghee and fry the onions till golden brown, keep it aside.
In the same pan add 1/2 tsp oil and fry the nuts till light brown.
Now add the pineapple and sauté till they are slightly soft but till crunch keep it aside.
Heat oil and ghee in a pan add the spices sauté for a minute and pour the water, once the water started to boil drain water from the rice and add salt cover and cook in low flame.
When the rice is 3/4th cooked add the saluted pineapples, cashew nuts, raisins and fried onion.
Cover and cook till done , gentle mix everything and serve them hot.
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