For the bread koftas"
Combine all the ingredients except oil with some water and mix well.
Shape the mixture into 15-20 even sized rounds.
Now you can deep fry the koftas or bake them at 180C for about 15 mins or till brown or fry them with a drop of oil in my fav paniyaram pan :D.
For the rice.
Clean, wash and soak rice for approx 15 mins.
Boil 2 cups of water, add the bay leaf, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and salt and then add the rice.
Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover the pan and cook till the rice is done.
Seperate each grain of rice with a fork. Keep aside.
For the gravy:
Heat oil in a pan and add the cloves and cinnamon.
Add the onions and saute till golden brown.
Add all the dry masalas and saute for 1 min.
Add the tomatoes and cook for 5-7 minutes till oil seperates.
Add the curds, mix well and simmer for further 5 minutes.
Add all the veggies and mix well. Keep aside.
For the final assembly:
Spoon out the gravy at the bottom of a baking dish.
Top with bread koftas and cover with cooked rice.
Top with curds mixture.
Cover with a lid or aluminium foil and bake in a pre heated over at 200C for 15-20 mins. Serve hot.