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Potlakaya Perugu Pachadi Recipe - Snake Gourd Yogurt Chutney

How to Make Potlakaya Perugu Pachadi Recipe with step by step photos and video. A traditional Andhra side dish made with snake gourd, yogurt and spices.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Andhra, South Indian
Keyword: andhra recipes, potlakaya recipes, snake gourd recipes, Traditional
Servings: 4
Calories: 72kcal


  • 1 cup Snake Gourd sliced
  • 1 cup Fresh Yogurt
  • 1 tsp Grated Ginger
  • 1-2 units Green Chillies finely chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard Seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Urad Dal
  • 1/4 tsp Chana Dal
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 unit Dried Red Chilli
  • 1 Sprig of Curry Leaves
  • A big pinch of Turmeric Powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tsp Oil


  • Heat oil in a pan. Add the mustard seeds, chana dal and urad dal and let them splutter.
  • Add the grated or finely chopped ginger and chopped chillies to it and fry for a few seconds.
  • Then add curry leaves and broken red chilli and saute for a few seconds.
  • Add the sliced snake gourd, turmeric and salt and saute for a minute.
  • Sprinkle a little water and cover with a lid. Let it cook until the pieces are tender.
  • Remove from the flame and let it cool completely.
  • Combine the cooked snake gourd mixture and yogurt in a bowl and adjust the salt.
  • Serve with rice or roti.



Cool the cooked snake gourd mixture completely before adding it to yogurt.
Do not reheat it again.
Do not skip ginger. It adds the flavor. 


Calories: 72kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 8mg | Sodium: 48mg | Potassium: 115mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 135IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 89mg | Iron: 1mg