Anyway, enough blabbing and let's start cooking....
1.5 inch ginger
1-2 cinnamon sticks
2-3 star anise
1/2 tsp fennel seed powder
1/2 tsp cummin powder
2-3 Pandan leaves (washed & tied in a knot)
2 tbsp of Ghee
2 tbsp of Condensed Milk
2 tbsp of Fresh Milk
2.0 cups of Basmati rice
2.5 cups of water
1 tsp of Chicken Stock
1/4 cup of Sultanas (up to you. may be omitted from recipe)
1/4 cup of Cashew Nuts (up to you. may be omitted from recipe)
Salt - to taste
a) Fry Ingredient A & B with Ghee in a hot pot. This possibly will take approximately 3-5 minutes.
b) Pour in 2.5 cups of water, condensed milk & fresh milk in the pot. Wait till it boils.
c) Add in rice , add chicken stock and salt to taste.
d) Once the rice almost cook, add raisin and cashew nuts.
e) Garnish with fried onions and serve while hot.