Salt to taste
Soak basmati rice in water for 10 mins. Heat ghee in a deep pan, when ghee melts add the cinnamon, cloves and cardamom, fry for few secs until the aroma of whole spices rise. Now add the cumin and allow to crackle, immediately add the water and required salt. Bring the water to boil, when the water is boiling add the soaked basmati rice, give a stir, cover the pan with lid and cook for 10 mins until the rice is tender. Serve hot with curry or gravy of your choice.