- Basmati Rice - 2 cups
- Water - 3 cups
- Onion - 1
- Jeera - 2 tsps
- Oil - 1 tsp
- Ghee - 1 tsp
- Green chillies - 1 (optional)
- Fennel seeds - 2 pinchs (optional)
- Cinnamon stick - 1 inch (optional)
- Star anise - 1 (optional)
- Bay leaf - little crushed (optional)
- Salt - 1 tsp ( or as per taste)
1. Soak the basmati rice for 20 to 30 min in water.
2. Mean while heat oil and add the fennel seeds, cinnamon stick, bay leaves and star anise and fry for a while.