6 eggs, hard-boiled and peeled v  2 tablespoons ghee or oil v  1 onion, diced v  1 bay leaf v  1 Serrano pepper or inexperienced chili, (extra in case you prefer it spicy), minced v  1-inch knob ginger, minced v  3 cloves garlic, minced v  2 teaspoons coriander powder v  1 teaspoon salt v  1 teaspoon cumin powder v  1 teaspoon paprika v  1 teaspoon garam masala v  ½ teaspoon turmeric powder v  ¼ teaspoon purple chili powder or cayenne, to style v  4 medium tomatoes, chopped (or 1 ½ cans of diced tomatoes) v  ½ cup water D