In a blender add in the ingredients mentioned under the “To Grind” section along with little water to make a fine paste. Heat a pressure cooker with oil once its hot add in the Bay Leaves, Cloves, Cinnamon Stick, and Cardamom pods. Saute for few secs.
Next, add in the chopped onions cook till it turns glossy. Next, add in the chopped tomato and cook till it is mushy and leaves oil, next add in the required salt.
Mix well and then add in the Sambar Powder, Turmeric powder, and Garam Masala.
Mix well and then add in the ground coconut masala. Add ½ cup of water and mix well. Check for salt and spice and then close the cooker. Cook for 2 whistles and then switch off the flame. Wait till the pressure is released naturally and then open the cooker. Garnish with coriander leaves and then serve.
Goes well with Pulao or any Roti.
Makes a delicious Gravy.