Method of Preparation :
Wash and soak rice for 1/2hour. Drain.
Heat oil in a pan. Saute bay leaves, cinnamon, cloves, cardamoms and red chilies. Add green chilli paste and stir for a minute. Add onions and sauté till golden.
Add chopped tomatoes and simmer for 2 minutes. Add the shell fish or mussels and fry for 5 minutes. Add salt, turmeric, red chilli powder and fry for 7-10 minutes.
Add rice and 3 cups of water and mix well. Cover the pan and cook till rice is done. Serve hot.