Onam is an annual four-day festival celebrated fervently in Kerala. It marks the homecoming of mythical King Mahabali, and is celebrated with a number of festive elements like Pookkalam, Onathappan, Kazhchakkula and the delicious Sadhya, of course, among a number of other elements.
The Onam Sadhya is a lavish feast, which is an integral part of Onam celebrations. A traditional Onam Sadhya meal consists approximately 26 dishes that include the mouth-watering likes of thoran, avail, pappadam, banana chips, rasam, puliseri, dal, pickles, buttermilk and more. Drooling, yet?
To get a bite of these absolutely delish delicacies, hop over to Mahabelly for a typical Onam Sadhya. The restaurant, which specialises in Malabari, South Indian and Malayali food, will be serving up a special traditional Sadhya for only INR 699 per head. The Onam menu at Mahabelly is nothing short of decadent. Banana Chips, Lemon Pickle, Avial, Cabbage Thoran, Pineapple Kichadi, Sambar, Rasam, Mango Pulissery, Pappadam, Ada Pradhaman and 15 other dishes on offer. And true to the festive tradition, everything will be served on a banana leaf. In addition to the veg delights, non-vegetarian items can also be ordered separately. Don’t miss out on their Prawns Pollichathu.
Looking to gobble up more than just traditional Onam food? Here are Delhi’s best Malabari restaurants for food straight from God’s own country.
Venue: MA-A05, Ground Floor, Restaurant Block, DLF Place Mall, Saket, New Delhi-17 | +91 9911462757
Date: Tue, 13 September – Thu, 15 September
Time: 12pm – 1opm
Price: INR 699++