Snake Gourd Fries | Potlakaya Bajji 😍

Snack recipe: Potlakaya Bajjillu

Servings: 4

Duration: 20 minutesΒ 

Whoever looks this recipe I’m sure you will definitely thought of onion rings because they almost looks similar but absolutely they’re not Β πŸ™‚ This quick snack is made out of Snake Gourd we call it as β€˜Potlakaya’ they’re super delicious, yummy and perfect for any evening snack or you can serve to your guests it’s easy to make and finishes in few minutes.

If you tried Snake Gourd In your recipes you will really love this recipe and if you’re new to this Vegetable I’m sure you can try it out, you will surely enjoy it πŸ‘ You can have a look of Snake Gourd with it’s benefits πŸ‘‡




  • Snake Gourd/ Potlakaya – 1 – chopped in circles and remove seeds (as shown in picture)
  • Oil – to deep fry

For Batter: 1 cup = 160 grams

  • Chickpea / Besan flour – 1 cup
  • Rice flour – 1/4 cup
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon
  • Red chilly powder – 1 teaspoon
  • Baking soda – 1/8 teaspoon
  • Turmeric Powder – 1/4 teaspoon
  • Ajwain / Carom seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
  • Water – as required ( make semi thick consistency)


  • Add in all dry ingredients in a deep mixing bowl, combine well
  • Prepare batter by adding water and make sure the batter should not in running consistency and also it is neither be too thin nor thick
  • Keep batter aside and chop Snake Gourd into round shape ( thickness should be less than half inch ) and remove seeds
  • Dip chopped pieces in the batter and drop one by one in piping hot oil
  • Fry them till the color changes to golden brown and take out them on kitchen tissues to remove excess oil
  • Serve hot with tomato ketchup or you can follow my method, I served with thinly sliced white onion and sprinkled withΒ Frankie Masala Powder | HomemadeΒ and lemon πŸ‹Β  juice πŸ˜‹ wow such a lovely combination, yummy 🀀
  • Happy cooking and enjoy your weekend πŸ°πŸ’—πŸ¨

Step by step process shown below with pictures:


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4 Comments Add yours

  1. Swathi says:

    Looks like medu vada and delicious .

    Liked by 1 person

  2. Megala says:

    Wonderful idea to use snake gourd in here, it looks so delicious.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Ramyarecipes says:

      Thank you 😊

      Liked by 1 person

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