Snake Gourd Bengal Gram Dal Dry Vegetable

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7 mins Cooking Time
1 Serving
Diversity score info

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Grains, root and tubers
Meats & Fish
Nuts & Seeds
Green Leafy Vegetables
Vitamin A Rich Fruits and Vegetables
Sources of Calories
Protein 14%
Carbs 42%
Fats 44%
Lactose Free
Gluten Free
Weightloss Recipe

This gluten free and lactose free dry vegetable recipe is sure to stimulate your tastebuds. The popular vegetarian and vegan maharashtrian recipe is a perfect lunch and dinner main course dish. The savoury and flavorful recipe provides a boost of iron (fe) to your daily meals and makes it more nutritionally diverse. The recipe goes perfectly with bajra bhakri, roti, chapati with oil or butter naan.


  • 3 Medium Snake Gourd (Padwal)
  • 2 Tsp Begal Gram (Chana Dal)
  • 1/2 Tsp Grated Ginger
  • 1/2 Tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 Tsp Asafoetida (Hing)
  • 1/2 Tsp Red Chilly Powder
  • 1/4 Tsp Cumin Seeds (Jeera)
  • 1/4 Tsp Turmeric Powder (Haldi)
  • 1/4 Tsp Salt
  • 1/2 Tsp Oil
  • As Required Water


Pre Preparation
  • Step 1

    Boil chana dal

  • Step 2

    Remove seeds from padwal & chop into thick long slices

  • Step 1

    Heat kadhai, add oil, jeera, hing, grated ginger, saute well

  • Step 2

    Then add padwal slices, red chilly powder, haldi, dhania powder, salt, saute well

  • Step 3

    Add water & cover with lid, cook for 5 minutes

  • Step 4

    Then add boiled chana dal and saute well

  • Step 5

    Serve with chapati

Healthy Twist

To Improve Bone Health, add a Teaspoon of Calcium Rich White Sesame Seeds

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Approximate values
Serving Size Medium Bowl(90gm)
Amount Per ServingCalories


% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 9gm 3.2%
Dietary Fiber 5gm 17.9%
Protein 4gm 7.1%
Total Fat 5gm 5.9%

*Percentage Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Disclaimer: Nutrition information is based on standard serving sizes and recipes as prepared by Fitterfly. Actual nutritional values may vary because of variations in portion size or recipes, continuous data changes by these sources, changes in growing seasons, or differences in the sources of ingredients. We may update this information from time to time and change the way we calculate Nutrition data. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice, but calorie needs vary based on multiple factors. For some ingredients, nutrient information is not available and they may not reflect accurately in the Label. Please consult your doctor or a Registered Dietitian if you are on a medically restricted diet.

Reference: Indian Food Composition Tables 2017, National Institute of Nutrition; Nutritive Value of Indian Foods 2016, National Institute of Nutrition (Indian Council of Medical Research)


How long would it take burn 93 kcals ?

  • Walking (3 mph ) 27 minutes
  • Running (6 mph ) 16 minutes
  • Bicycling 13 minutes

Values estimated based on person weighing 60 kgs.

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