Saute 1 chopped onion, 2 smashed garlic cloves, 1 cinnamon stick, a strip of lemon zest, 1/2 teaspoon curry powder and a pinch of turmeric in a saucepan with butter and olive oil until lightly browned. Add 1 cup basmati rice and stir until toasted. Add 1 1/3 cups water, season with salt and bring to a boil, then cover and simmer 15 minutes. Let sit 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork and add a splash of lemon juice and some cilantro and cashews.
Photograph by Antonis Achilleos