Wash the rice and soak for 20 mins.
Soak the saffron in warm milk and keep it aside.
In a big nonstick pan enough to cook the rice, heat the ghee and saute the whole spices.
Next, add the chopped onions and saute well.
Add the ground masala and saute until it is dry.
Next, add the drained rice. Saute well and add 4 cups of water.
Bring to a boil and when the rice gets cooked to almost done, reduce the heat and add crushed golas.
Add 2 tsp ghee and sprinkle the saffron over the rice.
Keep it covered tight over a tawa for it to get cooked well.
Add fried cashews, golas and grated coconut on top and serve with raitha.