Wash and soak the rice in the water for 15mintues.
In the meanwhile, add coriander leaves, mint leaves, green chillies, ginger and garlic into a blender and grind into a smooth paste by adding a little bit of water.
Heat a pressure cooker with oil and ghee, then add cloves, cinnamon, bay leaves, star anise cardamom along with shah jeera.
When they begin to crackle add chopped onions and fry for 2mintues or until the onions turn into light golden-brown colour.
Add the grounded paste along with salt and sauté till the raw smell goes.
Drain the water from the rice and add to the pressure and mix everything gently so that you don’t break the grains.
Add 1 ½ cup of water and mix well. Check the seasoning.
Close the lid and cook on medium flame for 2 whistles.
Once the pressure is released from the cooker with the help of fork fluff the rice.
Transfer the coriander rice pulao into a serving bowl and enjoy with simple onion raita.