Heat dalda or ghee in large heavy based pan. Add garlic, green chilies, onions, bay leaves, cardamom seeds & cloves. Fry until the onions turn golden brown. Add the washed rice. Stir fry for 10 minutes until translucent. Pour 2 1/2 cups of boiling water and add 1/2 tsp of salt and turmeric. Cover & cook for 15 minutes over low heat until the rice is soft & tender. Turn off the heat and let it stand covered for 5 more minutes or until all the liquid has been absorbed.
Fry the cashew nuts & raisins in a tsp of ghee and set aside. Cut the eggs into half lengthwise. Sprinkle with lime juice and rub slightly with salt.
Spread the rice in a serving bowl. Arrange the eggs on top of it. Garnish with fried cashew and raisins.