This is a traditional Persian dish, very delicious and recipe is simple and easy to follow:
1 cup rice
9 cups water
2 cups sugar
1 tsp saffron
1 cup rosewater
2 pods cardamom
1/4 cup slivered almonds
Cinnamon & slivered pistachios for garnish
Saffron: Grind Saffron and add 2 table spoons of hot and boiled water to it and set it aside for later use.
Crush the two cardamoms and place in one cup of rosewater, set aside for later use.