Heat ghee in a skillet. Add onion, curry leaves, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves. Stir fry for 2 minutes, until the onions are translucent.
Add rice, turmeric and lemongrass powder. Stir fry for another minute.
Add salt, stock and water. Bring to a boil.
Reduce to a simmer, cover and cook for 15 minutes.
Alternately, transfer to a rice cooker with salt, chicken stock and water.
Once rice is done, fluff with a fork to distribute the spices.