Heat oil and ghee in a deep pot. Add the whole spices and cook on low heat for a minute.
Add the sliced onions, ginger-garlic paste and green chillies; sauté till the onions turn golden brown.
Add the mint and coriander leaves and sauté for another 30 seconds.
Add the drained rice and cook for 2 minutes. Do not stir too much as this will break the rice.
Add enough water to cook the rice; season with salt.
Cook till done and serve hot. Garnish with fried onions and coriander leaves.