Soak the bean overnight. Then cook them in a pressure cooker or in a vessel(will take time) until soft but not mushy.
To prepare the masala, grind all the ingredients mentioned. Use the same 1/2 cup beans from the above.
Heat oil in a deep vessel. Add chopped onions, curry leaves and saute.
Add ginger garlic paste and slightly saute.
Add the cooked beans along with its water, ground masala, goda masala/garam masala, chili powder, turmeric and salt. Let it simmer for 15 – 20 minutes.
Remove from heat and serve with rice or bhakri/chapati.