Wash and soak rice for 30 minutes in enough water.
Take saffron in a glass bowl, cover and heat it for 30 seconds to make it crip.
take out and crush it and soak in 2 tbls of milk.
Chop mix vegetables- carrot, beans, cauliflower, capsicum(or any vegetable of your choice) into small pieces and wash peas and corn kernels. slit green chillies lengthwise.
Chop Chicken and keep it aside.
Heat oil in a pan add ghee (you can also use oil, but ghee gives a very nice flavour to any rice preparation) When ghee become warm add all the tempering ingredients and cashews and saute till golden in colour.
Drain water from the rice, raisins and slit green chillies in the ghee and saute gently for few seconds.
Now add curd and all the vegetables, saute for few seconds.
Add chopped chicken pieces salt as per taste and 3.5 cups of warm water.
When water start boiling, lower the heat, cover and cook till 80% done.
Open the pan and drizzle the saffron mixture, cover and cook till done.
When done, open the lid after 5 minutes and let it cool down completely otherwise it may overcook due to the heat, and steam build up inside.