Onam is an annual harvest festival of Kerala state India. The festival commemorates the homecoming of the mythical King Mahabali, who is believed to have ruled over Kerala in ancient times.

Onam Sadhya is a traditional and elaborate vegetarian feast that is an integral part of the Onam festival celebrated in the Indian state of Kerala. It is a significant aspect of the festival and is known for its variety of dishes, served on a banana leaf. The Sadhya is usually served for lunch and comprises a wide array of flavors, textures, and colors. It's a symbol of hospitality, abundance, and community bonding.

Here are 10 most famous dishes in the Onam Sadya with the ingredients.



Ingredients:-Yogurt (Curd, Dahi), Green chilies, Curry Leaves, Ginger.


Ingredients:-chopped tomato. teaspoon asafoetida. teaspoon cumin seeds. teaspoon peppercorns. piece ginger. curry leaves. handful chopped coriander leaves. water.


Ingredients:-cup cucumber 1/2 cup pumpkin 3 cup water 1/2 teaspoon red chilli powder 4 green chilli 1/2 cup beaten yoghurt (curd) salt as required 1 cup carrot 1/2 cup green unripe bananas 1/2 teaspoon powdered turmeric 1 cup coconut 2 pinches cumin seeds 2 tablespoon coconut oil 10 curry leaves


Ingredients:-Coconut Oil, 2 tbsp Shallots, 4, thinly sliced Garlic, 6 cloves, thinly sliced Coconut Slices, ¼ cup, thin, about 1-2" long Green Chili Pepper, 1, finely diced


Ingredients:- dry red chili 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 1 cup beaten yoghurt (curd) salt as required water as required 2 medium grated cucumber 1 1/2 teaspoon chopped green chilli 1/3 cup grated coconut 1/2 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 1/2 tablespoon coconut oil 5 leaves curry leavesd


Ingredients:- grams ginger, grams tamarind,  hot water,  coconut oil, mustard, methi, hing, chilli, chopped, dried, red chilli,few curry leaves, turmeric, chilli powder, salt, jaggery

Kootu Curry 

Ingredients:- Tender Ashgourd /Winter melon /Elavan /Kumbalanga : 1 cub (diced) or Pumpkin /Mathan : 1 cup (diced) (I have used pumpkin) Chena/Yam 1 cup (diced) Raw Plantain : 1/2 cup (diced) (you can add variety of vegetables according to your choice like carrot, potato) Black Chickpeas /Kadala : 1/2 cup Turmeric powder : 3/4 tsp Red chilly powder : 1 1/2 to 2 tsp Sharkara/Jaggery : 3 tbsp Salt to taste


Ingredients:-2 tablespoons Ghee ((clarified butter)) 12 to 15 cashews 2 tablespoon raisins 1 cup semiya ((seviyan or vermicelli)) 3.5 cups whole milk


Ingredients:-Rice Flour, Urad dal, Chickpeas, Lentils