1/2 kg – basmati Rice
2 cups – Milk
3.5 cup – Cream
1 tbsp – Sugar
1 cup – chopped and mixed fruits
2 tbsp – Ghee
2 to 3 – Cloves
1 – Bay Leaf
3/4 – Cardamom
1 inch piece – Cinnamon
1/2 tbsp – Cumin seeds
salt to taste
Wash rice and soak in water for about 10-15 minutes.
Heating ghee in a pan, add cloves, cumin seeds, cinnamon, bay leaf and cardamoms till there is a good fragrance.
Now add soaked rice and fry for two minutes.
Add the mixture of cream, milk, salt and sugar, stirring it properly.
Now add half a cup of water.
Cover and simmer till cooked.
When cooked, mix in chopped mixed fruit.
Sprinkle few drops of rose water before serving
–Shilpa (Sify bawarchi)