Preparation / Directions:
Drain the rice thoroughly and set aside. Melt the ghee or butter in a
heavy-based, non-stick saucepan over a medium heat. Split the tops of the
cardamom pods to release the flavour, then when the fat is hot add the
cumin, cardamom and cinnamon and stir-fry for 15-20 seconds.
Add the rice, salt and cashew nuts. Stir fry the rice for 3-4 minutes,
then add the water. Bring to the boil and allow to boil steadily for 1
minute. Reduce the heat to low, cover the pan tightly and cook for 10-12
Remove the pan from the heat and allow to stand for 10-15 minutes. Fork
through the rice and serve.