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Snake Gourd Masala

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Snake Gourd Masala Recipe, Chachinda Patoala Sabji, How To Make Snake Gourd Masala Recipe

Snake gourd masala is a simple south Indian side dish. Snake gourd or Podalangai or Potlakaya and channa dal (lentil) seasoned with aromatic Indian spices The Snake Gourd recipe is one of the traditional recipes of Andhra Pradesh which is loved by all.

About Recipe

Potla Kaya koora, Podalankai Pudalai Kuzhambu, Chichinga Chin Chinga torkari

How to make Snake Gourd masala

(115 ratings)
30 reviews so far
Prep time
10 mins
Cook time
20 mins
Total time
30 mins
Snake Gourd masala
Author : Vahchef
Main Ingredient : Snake Gourd
Servings : 2 persons
Published date : February 14, 2019

Ingredients used in Snake Gourd masala
• Salt - to taste.
• Curry leaves(chopped) - few strands.
• Green chillies - 3 number.
• Hing(optional) - pinch.
• Turmeric - half tea spoon.
• Onion(chopped) - half cup.
• Cumin seeds - 1 tea spoon.
• Mustard seeds - 1 tea spoon.
• Red chilli - 3 numbers.
• Chana dal - half cup.
• Snake gourd - 1 number.
• Gun powder - 1 tablespoon.
  • Slit open the snake gourd remove the seeds.Cut it into small pieces.
  • Along with this boil chana dal till its partially cooked.After its half-cooked add snake gourd pinch of salt.Allow it to boil till the gourd is tender cooked.
  • On the other side,take a non stick pan put oil in it.When it is hot add red chillies,mustard seeds,cumin seeds onions.Add turmeric,hing(optional),green chillies,chopped curry leaves saute all well.
  • Once chana gourd mixture is 3/4 cooked add it to the tempering in the pan . Toss it till remaining water evaporates.Once it becomes a dry mixture add the gunpowder of your choice .
  • (Note:-Chana dal shouldnot get mashed during the boiling process any excess of water in the mixture should be strained out before adding to the tempering)
  • Toss the mixture well.Add salt (if required).

Serve it with rotis/rice.

Cooking with images Padval Rassa , Snake Gourd rasdar, Hagala Kai Padaval Kai Padavala saaru


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bestiaccia Posted on Tue Apr 15 2008


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mack754w Posted on Wed May 28 2008


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Indiacalcutta Posted on Sun Jun 01 2008

Chef: Is snake gaurd the same as bitter gaurd? what is gun powder? thank you for your feedback. As usual, your recipes are good.

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tamilprince2008 Posted on Thu Feb 12 2009

what is gun powder

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Andy Yang Posted on Mon Feb 16 2009

i love spicy food my fav

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sharita pillai Posted on Sun Aug 09 2009

what is gun powder

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kkbose Posted on Tue Sep 22 2009

gunpowder is barood used for blasting used in fire works

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Vaishna Sakthivel Posted on Mon Oct 05 2009

no bitter gourd is diff and snake gourd is diff.

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hdhatt05 Posted on Fri Oct 16 2009

His reaction was like he didn't like the

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BLOFFERR Posted on Mon Dec 07 2009

Did that fuck just said GUN POWDER ?

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nihaz75 Posted on Sun Dec 27 2009

gun powder is vahchef's special mix of spicy n hot masala. Check out his recipe for gun powder.

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PinkPearlz33 Posted on Fri Mar 05 2010

hahahah he has the same jacket chris brown had in his apology vid

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