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Pudalangai Poriyal/ snake Gourd Poriyal

Pudalangai Poriyal | Snake Gourd Poriyal

Pudalangai Poriyal /Snake Gourd Poriyal is a simple South Indian side dish which can be paired up with Rice.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Indian
Keyword pudalangai poriyal, snake gourd poriyal
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 96kcal


  • 1 Pudalangai Poriyal/ Snake gourd
  • 1/2 Onion finely chopped
  • 2 Dry red chillies
  • few Curry leaves
  • Salt as required
  • 1/4 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Split urad dal
  • 1/4 tsp Gram dal
  • 2 tsp Shredded coconut
  • 2 tsp Toor dal
  • 1 tbsp Oil


How to make Pudalangai Poriyal

  • Cut the pudalangai into halves and remove the white flesh inside.
  • Cut into small pieces and cook it in boiling water for 10 mins.
  • Drain the pudalangai from the water and set aside.
  • Now add Toor dhal and cook till done. Do not overcook. Toor dhal must not be mushy. It should retain its shape.


  • In a pan, add oil, mustard seeds, split urad dhal and gram dhal. Let mustard splutter and dhal turn golden brown.
  • Add curry leaves, dry red chilies and onion. Cook till onions turn translucent.
  • Add cooked pudalangai and salt. Mix well.
  • Add shredded coconut and cooked Toor dhal.
  • Mix well and cook for a min.


Pair up this yummy Poriyal with Sambar and Rice. You can have it with Rasam Rice too. A perfect Poriyal / sidefor lunchbox. Enjoy!!