Wash & clean the rice. Soak for 10-15 mins.
Cut the onion long,cut the tomatoes & potatoes. Keep aside.
Heat oil in a broad vessel. Add cumin & mustard seeds.
Add the bay leaf/tej patta without breaking,cloves & black pepper seeds.
Saute on medium flame for 2-4 mins.
Add the onion,garlic-ginger paste & saute for 2-3 mins.
Add the turmeric powder,red chilli powder & garam masala.. Saute for 3-4 mins.
Add the tomatoes,green peas,florets & potatoes. Saute for 2-4 mins.
Add salt to taste. Add the rice grains & mix well with all the ingredients.
Add 2 cups of water & cover the lid.
Cook the rice for 15-20 mins.
While the rice is cooking mix it one more time.
The masale bhaat is ready.
Garnish with coriander leaves & serve.