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Zafrani Pulao
Rice dishes,Hyderabadi,South Indian
    *   2 cups: Rice (long, grained)
    * 1/2 cup: Sugar
    * 4 tsp: Ghee
    * 18-20: Almonds.
    * 12-15: Cashew nuts.
    * Pinch: Saffron.
    * 1/4 tsp: Nutmeg Powder.
    * 1/2 tsp: Green Cardamom Powder

   1.  Wash rice twice and soak in just enough water to cover it
for half an hour. Drain excess water.
   2. Place almonds and cashew nuts in a flat microwave dish and
cook, uncovered on Microwave medium (70%) for five minutes. Let
them cool and thinly slice the almonds. Halve the cashew nuts.
   3. In a deep casserole, mix ghee and rice and cook, uncovered,
on Microwave high (100%) for two minutes.
   4. Stir. Cook, uncovered on Microwave high (100%) for two
minutes more.
   5. Mix nutmeg powder, green cardamom powder, saffron, raisins
and sugar into the rice.
   6. Add three and a half cups of water and milk and stir once.
   7. Cover and cook on Microwave high (100%) for fifteen minutes.
   8. Allow standing time for five minutes.
   9. Garnish with almonds and cashew nuts. Serve hot.