The most important festival of Kerala, Onam, is here. It's the harvest festival that is celebrated for four days. The second day sees the entire family gathering together to a grand feast.
The mouth-watering spread consists of various foods like Pradhaman, pickles, the traditional aviyal, Erissery among others. The food purely vegetarian, is served on a banana leaf.
While wishing everyone very happy and prosperous Onam, we share some of the traditional recipes to make your Onam Sadhya memorable this year.
Text: Sneha M
A traditional Kerala dish, Erissery forms an integral part of any feast. Its made with yam and raw bananas.
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A dry vegetable dish made with okras, onions and grated coconut.
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A traditional curry made with raw banana, yam and curd.
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Kerala Style Sambar
When the sambar is done, season oil with mustard and curry leaves, and add to it.
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Learn how to make this delicious dish at home with our simple and easy to follow steps.
Make Malabar Avial by following these steps
A traditional variation of sambar but this dish is cooked with curd
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Ada Pradhaman is another delicious dessert or traditional payasam from Kerala.
Follow these steps to make this Ada Pradhaman Recipe
Lady's Finger Kichadi
Mix the crispy okra in the curd only at the time of serving. This will avoid turing the kichadi soggy.
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Inji Tengai Thair Pachadi
When the mustard seeds splutter add the seasoning to the pachadi mixture. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
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Traditionally called Vadukappuli Naranga Kari. This Pickle is usually pickled during onam season.
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Kerala Banana Chips
Well, no Kerala meal is complete without the mention of Banana chips. So here is a recipe to make tasty and crunchy chips to complete Onam Sadya.
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