Basmati rice - 1cup
Cardmom - 2
Cinnamon - 2small pieces
Onion - 1,medium
8-10 Cashews for garnishing
For green paste
Pudina/mint leaves-1 bunch
Garlic - 1tbsp
Green chillies - 3
Grated coconut - 1/4cup
Lemon juice -1tsp
1 Wash and soak the rice for 10 minutes.Cook the rice with enough salt.
2 Make a paste using the ingredients under 'green paste'(do not add water)
3 Heat ghee in a pan and roast the cashews.Remove it from the pan..
4 Add whole garam masala in the same pan and saute it for 1 minute.
5 Add sliced onion and saute it till it become translucent .
6 Then add the ground green paste and saute for 5 minutes.
7.Add salt and mix well.Put the cooked rice and gently mix everything well.
8 Garnish with cashews.Serve with raita.