firstly, in a small blender take ½ onion, 8 cloves, ½ tsp pepper, 1 inch cinnamon, 2 green chilli and handful coriander leaves.
blend to smooth paste adding 2 tbsp of water or as required. keep aside.
in a large kadai, heat 1 tbsp ghee and roast 1 bay leaf and 13 whole cashew.
also saute ½ sliced onion followed by 1 tsp ginger garlic paste till the raw smell disappears.
now add ½ tomato and saute till the tomatoes turn soft and mushy.
additionally, add 5 beans, ¼ carrot, ¼ capsicum, 2 tbsp peas and saute for a minute.
add in prepared masala paste along with 1 tsp of salt. mix well.
cover and cook for 5 minutes, or till vegetables get cooked completely.
now add in 3 cups of cooked rice and mix gently.
cover and simmer for 5 minutes to absorb all masala.
finally, serve coriander rice / coriander pulav with raita of your choice.