5 large cloves of garlic (peeled)
1 3-inch knob of fresh ginger (peeled and grated)
1 tablespoon garam masala
2 teaspoons turmeric
1/2 cup warm water
1/4 cup canola or olive oil
3 small dried red chiles ((chiles de arbol))
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon salt
  Freshly ground black pepper (to taste)
1 cup diced yellow onion ((1/4-inch dice))
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 1/2 pounds lean ground beef (preferably grass-fed)
3 medium ripe tomatoes (cut into 1/2-inch dice (about 2 cups))
1/2 cup plain yogurt (preferably Greek)
2 cups shelled fresh fava beans (skins removed)
1/3 cup minced fresh parsley