1 cup tastic rice1 piece cinnamon stick2 Elachi (cardomom) pods6 cups waterGood pinch turmeric Mixture:2 tablespoon ghee (Clarified butter)3 pieces cinnamon sticks1 cup sugar2 tablespoon lemon juice½ - 1 tin crushed pineapple¼ cup coconut threadsFew drops saffron essence1 cup waterGood pinch saffron threads½ cup chopped almonds Garnish-Flaked almonds
1. In a deep pot, bring water to boil on medium heat.2. Add turmeric, cinnamon, Elachi (cardomom) and rice.3. Boil till no water remains.4. Remove rice.5. In the same deep pot, heat ghee (Clarified butter), cinnamon, lemon, sugar, pineapple with syrup, essence and water.6. Allow to heat up, then add rice.7. Steam on lowest heat. 8. When liquid is half reduced, add saffron threads and chopped almonds.9. Steam, mixing now and then till no liquid remains. Rice should be wettish. 10. Garnish with flaked almonds and serve hot.