What is it called in different languages?
Telugu: potlakaya
English: snake gourd
Bengali: chichinga
Tamil: pudalankaai
Hindi: Padwal
Malayalam: padavalanga

About snake gourd: The scientific name of snake gourd is Trichosanthes cucumerina. Other common names of snake gourd are Padwal and chinchinda. Snake gourd supplies plenty of nutrition, it is a rich source of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, fibers, vitamins A, B6, C, E.

– Good for heart health
– Aids weight loss
– Detoxifies kidneys
– Enhances digestive system
– Strengthens your respiratory system
– Promotes hair growth
– Protects skin health
– Controls diabetes
– Treats dandruff (on direct application)

– You can prepare fry –
– Can make snake gourd and yogurt combo chutney –
– You can make juice –
– Can make snacks –
– You can make frittersĀ  –
– Can make curry or dalĀ  –