Basmati rice 1 cup
Onion 1/2 cup (cut lengthwise)
Green chilli 2 (cut lenghwise)
Mint leaves few
Coconut milk 1 cup
Bay leaf 1
Ghee 1 tblsp
coriander leaves for garnishing
salt as required
ginger 1" piece
garlic flakes 3 peeled
Soak rice in water for 1/2 hour.
Grind cinnamon,cloves,ginger and garlic into a fine paste.
Heat ghee ina pan.Saute the onion,ground paste,green chillies, and mint leaves.
Drain wate from the rice and add it to the sauted onion .
Stir well and saute for few minutes.
Add one cup of coconut milk and one cup of water.
Add salt and bay leaf and close the lid.
Reduce the flame and keep it for 20 minutes.
Cook till it is done.
Garnish with coriander leaves and fried cashewnuts.