Fry the dry fruits & apricots in 2 1/2 tbsp ghee with a little salt to taste. Grind the fried onions and red chilies to a fine paste.
Marinate the mutton pieces with curd, ginger garlic paste, onion paste, turmeric powder and salt . In a pressure cooker heat ghee , add the marinated mutton and pressure cook till done.
Heat ghee again in another vessel, add the whole spices, fry for a while and then add the washed rice. Add salt , warm water so that comes 1 1/2 inch above the rice and cook till the rice is done.
Remove, spread out to cool and remove the whole spices. Now to assemble, apply ghee to a heavy bottomed vessel, add the cooked mutton and sprinkle little garam masala.
Cover with a layer of rice, followed by a melted ghee and then the saffron milk. Finally, add the fried nuts, cover tightly and keep on dum for 1520 minutes.
Mix and serve hot garnished with chopped coriander & pudina.