- 2 cups basmati rice – washed and soaked
1/2 tsp cumin seeds
1 stick cinnamon
1 bay leaf
2 cups milk
1/2 cup fresh cream-beaten
1 tsp sugar
Salt to taste
2 Tbsp ghee
1/2 cup dried fruits (cahew nuts, almonds, raisins)
2-3 edible rose petals
Mix milk, cream, sugar, salt.
Drain rice, keep aside.
Heat ghee in a heavy pan and add cumin seeds, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamoms, cloves.
When they splutter add rice and fry in ghee for 2 minutes.
Add milk mixture and 1/2 cup water.
Bring to a boil,cover, lower the heat and simmer till cooked.
Mix in dried fruit very gently.
Serve hot, garnished with rose petals.