BISMILLAH HIR RAHMAN NIR RAHEEM
9 cups milk
4 tbsp broken basmati rice
1 tbsp ghee
1/2 cup sugar or to taste
1/2 cup chopped cashew nuts and sultanas (kishmish), fried in ghee (optional)
1/2 tsp powdered seeds of green cardamom
Boil milk till reduced to one litre and set aside.
Wash rice, drain and set aside. Allow rice to dry completely.
Heat ghee in a pan and fry rice till it turns a pale golden colour.
Add just enough water to cook rice. Cook till very soft. Mash with a wooden spoon.
Add thickened milk, bring to boil and add sugar, cashew nuts and sultanas.
Allow to cook for a few minutes and remove from heat.
Add cardamom powder. Serve hot.