Basmati rice - 1 cup
Coconut(scraped) - 1 cup
Ghee - 3 tablespoons
Green chillies -4 or 5
Ginger-garlic paste - 1 tsp.
Big onion - 1
Potatoes - 2
Shelled peas - 1/4 cup
Cashews - 1 tablespoon
Oil - 1 tablespoon
Salt - as per taste
Coriander leaves - few
Cardamom - 3
Cinnamon sticks - 2
Clove - 4
Soak rice in water for 15 minutes.
Soak scraped coconut in hot water for 5-10 minutes, grind and extract thick milk from it by squeezing it with your hand. Again grind and extract the thin milk also. ( Rice and coconut milk ratio = 1:2)
Chop onions finely. Cut potatoes into big cubes. Slit green chillies.
Fry cashews in a spoon of ghee. Keep aside.
In a pressure pan, heat oil and ghee. Add the whole spices, green chillies, onions and ginger garlic paste. When onions are translucent, drain water from the rice completely and add to it. Stir fry for 2 minutes.
Now add the diced potatoes and peas. Saute for a minute.
Pour in the coconut milk extracts & salt. Mix well and allow it to boil.
Now close the lid and pressure cook in medium flame for 3 whistles.
Garnish with coriander leaves and fried cashews. Serve with masala papad or any side dish of your choice.