Wash and soak rice (preferably basmati) in water for at least half hour.
Cut and slice onions thinly and fry them in oil till brown.
Marinate the cut mushrooms with curd, red chilly powder, salt and turmeric powder.
Heat oil in a vessel and add bay leaves, cloves, cinnamon and cardamom, then add cut onions and fry slightly, next add the marinated mushrooms, salt and saute again, finally add some mint and coriander leaves.
To this add the soaked rice and mix well, and cook in a open vessel till the rice is cooked well.
Once done garnish with the fried onions.