2 (1 inch/ 2 ½ cm) cinnamon sticks
2 star anise
6-8 whole cloves
2 large red onions, sliced
2 teaspoons sugar
1½ cups (300 grams) basmati rice, soaked
1 teaspoon table salt
Place a non-stick saucepan over medium heat and add the ghee. When the ghee melts and small bubbles appear at the bottom of the pan,
Heat the ghee on a non-stick saucepan over medium heat. Add the cinnamon, cloves, and star anise. Sauté for 30 seconds. Add onions and sauté for 7 to 8 more minutes or until it becomes brown.
Add sugar and sauté until it dissolves and then add rice and stir. Add 5 cups of water and the salt. Bring it to a boil and lower the heat to a medium and cover and cook for anther 15 minutes. Serve hot.