Preparation / Directions:
Wash and soak rice for 15-20 minutes. Mix milk, cream, sugar, salt. Drain rice, keep aside. Heat ghee in a heavy pan. Add cumin seeds, cinnamon, bay leaf, cardamoms, cloves. Allow to splutter. Add rice and fry in ghee for 2 minutes. Add milk, cream, mixture. Add 1/2 cup water. Bring to a boil.
When boil is reached, cover and simmer till cooked. Each grain should be cooked, but separate. Mix in drained fruit very gently.
Garnish by sprinkling finely broken rose petals.
Serve hot with a curry or tadka dal.