• GRM Basmati rice 2 cups
  • Saffron – a pinch
  • Cashew nuts 10-12
  • Ghee 4 tablespoons
  • Almonds 15-20
  • Nutmeg powder 1/4 teaspoon
  • Green cardamom powder 1/2 teaspoon
  • Sugar 1/2 cup
  • Milk 1/4 cup
  • Raisins 25-30


Step 1
Wash rice twice and soak in just enough water to cover it for half an hour. Drain after 30 minutes.

Step 2
Heat ghee in a deep pan and gently fry almonds, cashew nuts, and raisins.

Step 3
When cool, thin slice the almonds and break each cashew nut into half.

Step 4
In the same pan add rice and sauté gently for two to three minutes. Add nutmeg powder and green cardamom powder to the rice.

Step 5
In another pan boil milk and sugar adding saffron to it.
Now, add this milk to the rice along with three and a half cups of hot water.

Step 6
Add raisins to the rice. Stir once. Cover and cook on low heat till done. Allow standing time of five minutes.

Step 7
Garnish with almonds and cashew nuts. Serve hot.