firstly, add 2 tbsp ghee, 1 bay leaf, 3 cloves, 2 pods cardamom, 1 inch cinnamon and 1 tsp cumin. saute until the spices turn aromatic.
now add 10 cashews and roast until they turn crunchy.
further add ½ onion, ½ tsp ginger garlic paste and saute until onions shrink.
add 1 tomato, 2 tbsp coriander, few curry leaves, 1 dried red chilli and cook until the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
additionally, add ¼ tsp turmeric, 1 tsp chilli powder, ½ tsp garam masala and ½ tsp salt.
saute well making sure the spices are well combined.
further, add 3 cup of cooked rice and mix well.
cover and simmer for 5 minutes or until the flavours are well absorbed.
finally, add 2 tbsp coriander and enjoy tomato rice with raita.