Now make the sauce. Melt 1 tbsp of the ghee in a large pot that’s just big enough to hold the rice and sauce. Toss in the star anise, cinnamon stick, cumin seeds and cloves, and let these spices infuse into the ghee for 30 seconds. Stir in the onion and fry for 5 minutes or until soft and translucent, then add the garlic and ginger paste. Stir to combine, and cook for 30 seconds to remove the rawness of the garlic and ginger. Add the vegetables and fry for 3 minutes, then add the yogurt, turmeric, chilli powder and garam masala. Cook for another minute, then stir the paneer into the sauce. Remove from the heat and season with salt and black pepper. Transfer two-thirds of the sauce to a bowl.