Onam Sadhya Recipes and Dishes | Delicious Kerala Onam Sadya to Celebrate the Festival

Onam Sadya 2020: Malayalis around the world celebrate Onam Today. The 10-day harvest festival of Kerala celebrates the popular legend Mahabali who sacrificed his life for subjects. With Simple Onam Pookalam Designs 2020, payasam, Sadhya, and kaikotti kali it is a day of merriment and also with loads of food. When it comes to food it has to be lavish called sadhya.

Onasadhya Traditionally comprises of 27 Veg recipes or more and is usually served on a Banana Leaf. The entire gathering is served one dish at a time starting with salt, upper, and sharkara varatti, followed by all the other dishes, rice, and at the end with payasam. So, if you are in the spirit of Onam or want to eat the dishes served check out the Onam Sadhya Recipe list available.

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Collection of Onam Sadya Recipes

To make you prepare the entire Onam sadhya items we have jotted the making procedure for all the dishes one by one. Use them as a reference and make delicious sadya special food and uplift your mood on the day of the festival.

Kootu Curry Recipe

Kootu Curry or Kootu Kari is a thick curry-based dish made of few veggies and legumes. Veggies include yam, ash gourd, snake gourd,  carrots, pumpkin, or plantains. Legumes added are black chickpeas (Kala chana) or Bengal gram (chana dal). Kootu Kari is an important dish in the Onam Sadhya.

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Parippu Curry Recipe

It is one of the dishes prepared for Onasadhya. Usually, it is a moong dal made with coconut and other spices. You can use either moong dal or tuvar dal to make the recipe.

Olan Recipe

Olan is a delicious curry prepared with pumpkin, cowpeas and coconut milk. As it a Coconut Based Rice pairs well with steamed rice. If you want you can serve it with Kerala Red Rice.

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Kalan Recipe

Usually, Kalan is a sour-tasting gravy prepared using curd or buttermilk and made with veggies like yam and plantain.  Add Ground Coconut to balance the sour taste of curd.

Cabbage Thoran Recipe

Cabbage Thoran is a dry vegetable dish made in Kerala cuisine. Usually, Thoran is finely chopped or grated vegetables cooked with shallots, chilies, freshly grated coconut, and spices. If you don’t want shallots you can skip that.

Varutharacha Sambar Recipe

Kerala varutharacha sambar is a delicious sambar made of mixed veggies, lentils, roasted spices & coconut. Roasted Coconut is the highlight of this Recipe. Thus this recipe tastes different from the regular sambar made with sambar powder.

Kerala Sambar Recipe

This delicious tasting sambar includes mixed veggies, lentils, and roasted coconut+spice paste. It is best served with steam rice.

Avial Recipe

This is a traditional recipe of Kerala and the essential one for sadhya. This isn’t a semi-dry version but a curry version from the Thrissur district of Kerala.

Ulli Theeyal Recipe

Ulli Theeyal is One more delicious gravy based dish served in Onam Sadya. It has a sour and spiced taste with complex flavors. You will get the flavors of roasted coconut and spices.  Ulli or pearl onions add a lot of flavor in the dish with sour notes from the tamarind.

Pumpkin Erissery Recipe

Pumpkin erissery or mathanga erissery is an essential dish served during the time of Onam Sadya. In some parts of Kerala it is called Elisseri.  It is a mild and tempered curry with light sweet tones made with pumpkin, coconut, and cowpeas.

Koorka Stir Fry Recipe

This is a simple Recipe and uses fewer ingredients so that flavor of koorka comes through. Skip Shallots if you want.

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Beetroot Thoran Recipe

This is isa dry and delectable mildly spiced dish prepared with beetroots having sweet notes from both the beetroot and coconut.

Raw Banana Stir Fry Recipe

It is a simple homely side dish made with raw unripe banana or plantains. The recipe is basically a simple Kerala style stir fry prepared using raw bananas.

Ash Goud Thoran Recipe

This easy to prepare thoran is made with ash gourd or white pumpkin.

Instant mango pickle recipe

This instant mango pickle recipe is quick and easy to make. You can prepare it with raw unripe mangoes, curry leaves, mustard seeds,and some spice powders. The best part of this pickle recipe is that it can be made in less than 15 minutes.

Naranga Achar Recipe

This tangy and spiced Kerala style pickle is prepared with lemons. This Kerala lemon pickle is an instant pickle but to serve you need to wait for a few days. The recipe is very easy. You do not need sunlight to make this lemon pickle.

Cucumber Pachadi Recipe

Cucumber pachadi is a simple yet delicious Kerala style raita prepared with coconut, mustard seeds and curd. The taste is very different from the North Indian version of Cucumber raita and goes extremely well as a side dish with Sambar-rice or Parippu-rice.

Banana appams recipe

These sweet appams or paniyarams made with ripe bananas, rice flour and jaggery.

Whole wheat appam recipe

Quick sweet appams prepared of whole wheat flour, bananas and jaggery. Serve the instant whole wheat appams, hot or warm or at room temperature.

Unniyappam recipe

Unniyappam are sweet fritters prepared using rice, banana, a few spices and coconut. It is one of those special sweets snacks from Kerala and served in the onam sadya. These are also offered as prasad in few temples in Kerala.

Kerala banana chips recipe

Kerala banana chips are crispy and tasty banana chips made with unripe nendran bananas and coconut oil. It’s the frying in coconut oil and the firm texture of the nendran bananas that sets these crispy chips apart from the regular Fried banana chips.

Onam Sadya Sweet Dishes

This is a Simple payasam recipe. Only four ingredients go in the payasam – rice, milk, sugar and ghee.

Paal Payasam Recipe

Moong Dal Payasam Recipe

It is a creamy and a delicious payasam made with yellow mung lentils, jaggery, and coconut milk.

Aval Payasam Recipe

This delicious poha payasam is prepared using the flattened rice, ghee, and milk.

Chana Dal Payasam Recipe

Chana dal payasam is also known as kadalai paruppu payasam is a delicious payasam prepared using coconut milk, chana dal, jaggery, and cardamom powder.

Semiya Payasam Recipe

One of the easiest sweets that can be prepared for any festival is semiya payasam. Making semiya payasam does not take much time and the entire dish can be prepared within a matter of about 20 to 25 minutes.

Pineapple Payasam Recipe

South Indian payasam made with pineapple, coconut milk, and jaggery. The fruity pineapple flavor, the earthy flavor and taste of jaggery and the aroma of Coconut milk, makes this dessert pretty unique.

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