About this recipe:A colourful, fragrant Indian-style rice. If desired, for presentation purposes, the rice can be pressed into a lightly-oiled bowl, inverted and unmoulded on to a decorative serving plate, and then garnished with fresh coriander and slices of lime and tomato.
Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in the rice and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Pour in the coconut milk, chicken stock, cumin, coriander, chilli, salt, turmeric, bay leaf, sultanas and cashews. Bring to the boil and then reduce heat to low. Cook, covered tightly, until rice is tender, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and then fluff rice with a fork. Stand, covered, for 5 minutes.