Wash and soak the Basmati Rice in enough water (around 3-4 cups) for 30-60 minutes
In a pot add a tablespoon of ghee
Once hot add Jeera.
Once the jeera splutter, add the clove, cinnamon stick, bay leaf.
Add the green chilly, carrot and green peas.
Mix and let it cook for 3-4 minutes.
Drain the rice and add it to the above mix.
Give the rice a nice mix, so that the masala gets coated.
Add 1.5 cups of water.
Bring the mix to a boil.
Once boiled reduce the stove to medium.
After 5 minutes, you will see that the water is reduced.
Reduce the gas to minimum and let the rice steam cook for 5 minutes or until done.
Do not stir the rice or you will break the grain.
Switch off and let this sit for atleast 5 minutes.
Once done, gently fluff the rice with a fork.
Serve it with some curd/Raita or curry of your choice.