Pudalangai Kootu

Pudalangai Kootu is favorite healthy side dish recipe in South Indian homes and restaurants . Some of the most important health benefits of snake gourd include its ability to improve the strength of the immune system, reduce fevers, detoxify the body, improve the digestive processes of the body, increase hydration in the body, treat diabetes, boost the strength and quality of the hair, and aid in weight loss.

To prepare Pudalangai Kootu


  • Snake Gourd (Pudalangai) – 1
  • Moong dal – 50gms
  • Turmeric powder – 1/2 spn
  • Mustard – 1/2 spn
  • Urad dal – 1/2 spn
  • Salt – as required
  • Gingelly oil – 2spn


  • Green chilli – 2
  • Garlic – 2
  • Small onion – 6
  • Coconut – as required
  • Cumin seed – 1tspn


  1. In a kadai add oil, mustard seeds, urad dal, snake gourd and moong dal, turmeric powder, salt and add some water mix it well let them to cook
  2. Now grind the above grinding things into  paste
  3. Add it to the kadai and mix it well untill the dal and snake gourd cooked well
  4. Now the yummy Pudalangai Kootu is ready

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