Brown Rice - 3/4 cup, soaked overnight
Sprouts - 1 cup, any or mix of lentil and beans sprout can be used, I used green lentil sprouts
1 each of black cardamom, cinnamon, star anise, bayleaf
Cloves - 5
Red Oinion - 1 small, thinly sliced
Sugar - a pinch
Olive Oil - 1 tbsp
Heat oil in a pan. Add the sliced onion and sugar. Saute on low heat till it caramelises well and becomes slightly crisp. Remove from the pan and keep aside.
In the same pan, add the spices. Then add the brown rice, sprouts, salt and pepper and saute for a minute.
Transfer the entire mixture to the rice cooker and cook with 2.5 cups of water till done.
Remove, fluff with fork, sprinkle the caramelised onion on top and serve.