Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan. Add bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves & black cardamom.
When a nice aroma wafts, add onion tomato paste, red chilli powder and turmeric powder.
Cook for 4-5 minutes stirring occasionally.
Add 1 cup water. Mix well and bring to a boil.
Add sautéed green peas and cook for 3 minutes.
Now, add green chillies, salt, sugar, mix well and cook for a minute.
Add paneer cubes, dried fenugreek leaves and cream (optional).
Mix gently, cook for 2 minutes. Turn off heat.
Garnish with coriander and serve hot with naan or rice.