2 cups Basmati rice
4-5 carrots grated
1/4 cup milk
dry fruits as needed
2 bay leaves
3-4 green cardamon
2 star anise
1" Cinnamon stick
1 tbsp ghee.
salt to taste.
Wash the rice and soak it for 30 min.Drain the water and keep aside.
Heat ghee in a vessel and fry the nuts and keep aside.
In the same vessel add the bay leaves with the whole spices and saute for 2-3 min.
Now add the rice and fry well for 3-4 min.
Mix in the grated carrots and saute .
Add milk and add about 3.5 to 4 cups hot water and salt and cook on high flame till nice boil comes .
Then reduce the flame and cover with lid &cook on medium flame till ll water is absorbed n rice cooked well.
Garnish with fried nuts and serve hot.