Prepare time
40 – 60 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 cups long grain rice (basmati)
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 cup cream beaten smooth
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • salt to taste
  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds
  • 3 cloves
  • 1″ cinnamon
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp. ghee
  • 1 cup canned chopped mixed fruit (drained)
  • 2-3 edible rose petals

Directions

Wash and soak rice for 15-20 minutes.Mix milk, cream, sugar, salt. Drain rice, keep aside.Heat ghee in a heavy pan.Add cumin seeds, cinnamon, bayleaf, cardamoms, cloves.Allow to splutter. Add rice and fry in ghee for 2 minutes.Add milk, cream, mixture.Add 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil.When boil is reached, cover and simmer till cooked.Each grain should be cooked, but separate.Mix in drained fruit very gently.Garnish by sprinkling finely broken rosepetals.Serve hot with a curry or tadka dal.