firstly, in a cooker heat ghee and add cumin seeds.
further add cloves, bay leaf, star anise, cinnamon stick, black pepper and cardamom. saute till they turn aromatic.
furthermore, saute onions till they turn translucent.
also saute green chili and ginger-garlic paste.
additionally add green peas and saute well. either add fresh or frozen peas.
further add basmati rice soaked for atleast 30 minutes and saute gently.
now add 1.5 cups of water. always add 1.5 cups of water to 1 cup of basmati rice.
additionally add salt to taste and mix well.
pressure cook for 2 whistles on medium flame.
once the pressure releases from the cooker, gently fluff.
finally, serve peas pulao or mattar pulao with raita or with paneer curries.