In a FOOD PROCESSOR, blend onion, garlic, and ginger with 1/2 cup of water until smooth.
In a large POT, heat 2 tbsp oil over medium heat.
Careful of splatters, add beans, Waakye Spices , 1 tsp baking soda, and the liquid from the FOOD PROCESSOR.
Cook for 5 minutes over medium-low heat.
Stir in rice and 2.5 cups of water. Add salt to taste. Mix well, cover, and bring to boil.
Reduce heat to low. Cook for 15-20 minutes until rice is cooked.
Adjust salt and pepper to taste.
On the plated dish, sprinkle Waakye Spices  to taste from a grinder or the whole peppercorns.