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Poondu Kari – Garlic Curry – Postpartum Food

  • Author: Kannamma - Suguna Vinodh
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 1 Cup 1x


Recipe for Poondu Kari. Helpful for digestion and moms who are lactating.


  • 30 Cloves Garlic
  • 2 Teaspoon Ghee
  • 1/2 Cup Water
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Turmeric Powder
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Chilli Powder


  1. Take a pressure cooker and add in half a cup of water, turmeric, red chilli powder and salt. Add in two teaspoon of ghee and the garlic. Cover the cooker and cook for two whistles. Switch off the flame and wait for the pressure from the cooker to release naturally.
  2. Serve the Garlic Curry with Rice or sneak it into dosa, sandwich etc…


If your stomach is really sensitive or have just delivered a baby, use black pepper instead of chilli powder.

  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Category: Poondu Kari
  • Cuisine: Tamilnadu