|In a heavy saucepan combine water, salt, and tumeric and bring to a boil. Add rice, giving it a couple of stirs, reduce heat to low, cover and simmer 50 minutes. Turn off heat and allow to "steam" cook another 10 minutes. Remove to a bowl and fluff with a fork.
Meanwhile, Heat oil in a saute pan over medium heat. Add onion and cook 2-3 minutes, or until transparent. Add raisins, roasted cashews and Cardamom. Cook for another 1-2 minutes. Stir in Coconut Milk and cook another 1-2 minutes. Combine with the rice and toss gently until mixed. Serve immediately.