1. Heat oil and add cumin, when it splutters, add bay leaf, ginger and the garlic, and saute till a light brown.
2. Add onions and saute till a soft.
3. Add chaulai, salt, garam masala, red pepper, coriander powder and stir till well mixed.
4. Cook over medium heat, uncovered, till soft and cooked through.
Note: you can combine it with boiled potatoes, paneer, carrots or any vegetable that you like the taste of combined with chaulai.