Allo Gobi Vegetable

1 Large cauliflower
3 Medium sized potatoes
1/2 large Onion sliced thinly in long slices
1 tsp Mustard seeds
2 or 3 pods Cardamom
1 tsp Coriander
1 tsp Cumin seeds
1/2 tsp Turmeric
1 Bayleaf
3 Cloves
3 tblsp Vegetable Oil
Start boiling the potatoes in a saucepan. Let them boil for at least 15minutes. After they are done, turn off the heat and let them stand inthe water.Cut the cauliflower into small bite sized pieces (roughly 1" cubes),throwing away most of the stem pieces. Wash and drain in a collander.While the potatoes are cooking, heat the oil in a wide skillet until itis very hot. Add the mustard seeds and wait until they start popping.Add bay leaves, cardamom and cloves.Mix around for a while and then add onions. Wait until the onion startsto turn before adding the rest of the spices (except for turmeric).Put the cauliflower in the skillet and fry in the oil and spices for 2minutes. While the cauliflower is frying, cut up the potatoes into bitesized pieces and add to the skillet. Add turmeric and stir.Continue stirring the vegetables under medium heat for another couple ofminutes. Add 1/2 cup of water and reduce heat to low. Cover skilletand let cook for 5 minutes.Check tenderness of vegetables. If they are still too hard, add another1/4 cup of water and cover again for 5 minutes.Salt to taste and serve.