firstly, in a pressure cooker heat 2 tbsp ghee and saute 1 bay leaf, 1 inch cinnamon, 1 star anise, 3 pods cardamom, 5 cloves, ½ tsp fennel and 1 tsp cumin.
also saute 1 onion followed by 1 tsp ginger garlic paste and 1 green chilli
additionally, add 1 tomato and saute till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy
further keeping the flame on low, add ¼ cup whisked curd and saute till the curd combines well without curdling.
now add ¼ tsp turmeric, ½ tsp chilli powder, 1 tsp biryani masala and 1 tsp salt. saute on low flame till it turns aromatic.
additionally, add 2 tbsp mint and 2 tbsp coriander. mix well.
furthermore, add 1 cup basmati rice and saute for a minute. make sure to soak rice for 20 minutes.
now add 2 cup water and mix well
cover and pressure cook for 2 whistles on medium flame or till the rice gets cooked completely.
finally, serve kuska rice / kuska biryani with mirchi ka salan or raita.