by Aakash Babbar
2 cups of India Khaas XL Authentic Basmati Rice, 2 cups of 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.
Wash and soak India Khaas XL Authentic Basmati Rice for 15-20 minutes. Mix milk, cream, sugar and salt. Drain India Khaas XL Rice and keep aside. Heat ghee in a heavy pan. Add cumin seeds, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamoms, cloves. Allow to splutter. Add the rice and fry in ghee for 2 minutes. Add milk-cream mixture with 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil. When boil is reached, cover and simmer till cooked. Mix in drained fruit very gently. Garnish by sprinkling finely broken rose petals.
Serve hot with a Curry or Tarka Dal