Basmati Rice 1 cup water 2 cups Onions 1 NO chopped lengthwise. Salt To taste Bay leaf 2 Nos Butter/Ghee/margarine 2 tbsp Cashew Roasted (optional) 1/4 cup For Garnishing. Blend to Paste Mint 1/2 bunch Cilantro 1/4 cup Ginger 1'inch piece Garlic 1 NO green serrano Chillies 2 nos Cinnamon 1 piece Cloves 1 no Wash & dry the mint & Cilantro.Blend to a fine paste. Method: Soak The Basmati Rice in water for half an hour before cooking. Wash & drain the rice. In a rice cooker or in a pan take some butter/ghee. AS it starts melting add bay leaf. fry for a minute add the paste let it cook for a couple of minutes Add rice & salt.Fry it till all the rice is quoted with ghee & spices. Add the water & cover the lid. In a seperate pan add a little butter & fry the cashew pieces & keep aside. in the same pan fry the onions till it turns translucent & brown. Garnish the rice with cashews,onions & Serve with any Yogurt Salads.