Slowly softening the onion and garlic is key to a silky, creamy blended sauce. If you have Madras curry powder, use it for slightly more heat and richer flavor; standard curry powder will also be great.
Cooking with a dull knife is not only a challenge, it can be dangerous. Dull knives are likely to slip while slicing vegetables and can easily cut you. Here’s a quick and easy way to straighten out that blade.