Powder the bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon sticks, cardamom, shahi jeera in a dry grinder or alternately just use 1 tsp of garam masala powder.
Heat oil in a non stick pan and add green chili and fry for 30 secs
Add onions and fry till golden brown.
Add the ginger garlic paste and saute for another 30 secs. Add the red chili powder, garam masala powder, coriander powder, salt, tomato and chicken. Cook till chicken is done and the oil start leaving the sides of the pan.
Mix in the lemon juice, coriander leaves/cilantro and mint leaves. Switch off the flame and serve hot with khichdi or naan