Firstly, soak the basmati rice in water for at least 15 minutes before cooking.
heat ghee in a cookeradd the following spices in melted hot ghee, bay leaf, fennel seeds, cinnamon, cloves, star anise
add green chillies,onions,cashews and saute this until the onions turn brown
when the onions turn brown, add the washed and soaked rice. fry for a minute.
add the salt required and mix again
now add 3.5 cups coconut milk, sprinkle saffron threads over , give it a stir.
pressure cook in low flame for 15 minutes or the first whistle, whichever is first.
switch off and let the pressure gets settled completely before you open.
Open and mix it up gently.
add chopped coriander leaves and serve hot with your favourite curry