poondu kanji

Poondu Kanji or Garlic Porridge

In this post, we are going to see Poondu Kanji Recipe. This is a simple Indian post pregnancy recipe. You can have this Poondu Kanji after delivery. Through this post we are going to see the recipe for this simple Garlic Porridge.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Indian, Tamilnadu
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 2 Servings (1 cup each)
Calories 250 kcal
Author Sabari Sankari


  • Half Cup Rice Puzhungal Arisi
  • 20 Cloves Garlic
  • 1/2 tsp Cumin
  • 1/4 tsp Fenugreek Vendhayam
  • 2 Cups Water
  • little Salt


  1. Wash and clean rice. Combine all the ingredients in a pressure cooker and add water.

  2. Pressure cook it for 4 to 5 whistles and open after the pressure releases.

  3. Mash the cooked rice with a ladle. Add little salt and hot water.  Mix well and serve hot.