Wash the basmati rice and soak for 30 mins.
Soak the saffron in hot milk.
Heat clarified butter in a pan,add cumin
seeds,cinnamon,cardamom,cloves,black pepper,star anis and green chilly and saute for few seconds.
Add onion and saute for one to two mins,now add carrot and peas and saute.
Add soaked rice,salt and saffron milk and saute for 3 - 4 mins.
Add two cup of water and bring it to boil.
Cover it and simmer the flame and cook for ten mins.
Heat clarified butter in a pan.
Add cashew nut and fry till golden brown.
Add raisins and switch off the flame.
Garnish with fried cashew nuts and raisins serve hot.