Snake gourd | Pudalangai Pakoda recipe | புடலங்காய்

Snake gourd | Pudalangai Pakoda recipe | புடலங்காய் can easily made as we can mix the ingredients instantly. This can be prepared as evenings snacks and can be served with any chutney or tomato sauce. We have already prepared a few snacks such as Ribbon Pakoda Onion PakodaMilagai Bajji beach sundalVegetable Cutlet Potato Samosa  and many more.  These pakodas are from snake gourd. This can also be prepared with onions, cauliflower and other vegetables. Pakoda – Wikipedia


  • snake gourd / pudalangai – 1/4 kg
  • besan flour / kadalai maavu – 1 cup
  • rice flour / arisi maavu – 1/4 cup
  • red chilly powder / milagai podi – 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder/ manjal thool – 1/4 tsp
  • carom seeds / Omam – 1/4 tsp
  • ginger, garlic paste / inji poondu viludhu – 1/2 tsp
  • cooking soda – 1/4 tsp
  • salt – to taste
  • oil – for deep frying
Ingredients – besan, rice flour, ginger, garlic paste, cooking soda, Oman, turmeric powder, salt and red chilly powder


1. Wash and cut snake gourd into round as well as long pieces as you wish and remove seeds.

Chopped snake gourd

2. Mix besan and rice flour along with red chilli powder, turmeric powder, carom seeds, ginger garlic paste, cooking soda and salt in a bowl, add enough water and make into a smooth batter.(like bajji batter)

Batter ready

3. Dip snake gourd pieces in the batter (till batter sticks on all sides of the snake gourd) and deep fry in oil at medium flame.

Pakoda frying in oil

4. Turn the sides till you get golden brown evenly on all sides, remove and keep on absorbent paper.

Snake gourd | Pudalangai Pakoda recipe | புடலங்காய்
Snake gourd | Pudalangai Pakoda recipe | புடலங்காய் – Pakodas ready

5. Serve with curd rice or as evening snacks along with any chutney or tomato sauce.

More recipes with snake gourd are as follows

Snake gourd Poriyal

Chettinad Snake gourd kootu

Snake gourd coconut milk curry

Snake gourd chutney

Snake gourd Yogurt curry

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