Onam Sadhya Recipes PDF

Onam sadhya recipes PDF – a collection of 27 recipes that can be made for Onam sadya. In the Malayalam language, sadya means a banquet. It is basically a vegetarian feast that is served during festivals, religious occasions, and weddings.

Onam Sadhya Recipes PDF includes

  • Kaaya varuthatha (banana chips)
  • Chena varuthatha (yam chips)
  • Sarkara upperi (Jaggery coated banana chips)
  • Mango pickle
  • Lime pickle
  • Puli inji (tamarind & ginger chutney)
  • Kichadi (Gourd in mildly spiced yoghurt)
  • Pachadi (Pineapple in yoghurt)
  • Olan ( ash gourd with black beans in a coconut milk gravy)
  • Stir-fried vegetables with grated coconut
  • Theeyal (mixed vegetable gravy)
  • Erissery (mashed beans and pumpkin with coconut gravy)
  • Avial
  • Puliserry (yogurt based curry)
  • Kootu curry (black chickpeas curry)
  • Sambar
  • Rasam
  • Spicy buttermilk
  • Bananas
  • Papad and of course boiled rice

10 Best Onam Sadhya Recipes PDF


This is a gorgeous and mildly-spiced mix of grated coconut mixed with pumpkin, garlic and green chillis. It’s tempered with a beautiful blend of mustard seeds, chillis and crisp curry leaves. A true blue traditional onam dish to prepare during the festivities.


A simple and popular side dish made with ash gourd or cucumber along with buttermilk, coconut and a host of spices that are sure tantalise your taste buds. Pair this with rice or roti for a whole meal.

Thenga Choru

Give the usual everyday rice a coconut-y spin with some tasty coconut rice. Thenga choru has the goodness of urad dal and cashews along with spices and chilies and the tang of lemon.


A light and smashing blend of coconut, curd, and pineapple combined with fiery chilies and spices. Pair this delightful dish with rice or roti for a mouth-watering meal.


A delicious dish that uses potato, carrots, raw banana, drumstick, beans and a small piece of raw mango. Avial is a traditional Kerala dish that is served on a bed of Kerala rice that you’d want to dig into right away.

Paal Payasam

Onam Sadhya isn’t complete without a smashing dessert and payasam gives you just that.  A typical Onam Sadhya has four different kinds of payasam but why don’t we start with just one brilliant one.


With lots of pepper and tomatoes, rasam with its thin consistency is a real hit with any South-Indian meal. With toor dal, lots of pepper and tomatoes, rasam can be eaten as a soup or with steamed rice. Try it out and you’ll know why it is irresistible.

Kadala Curry

An authentic Malabar curru, kadala curry is a curry packed with black chana and an array of spices. A smooth gravy, that is surely a real winner on your dinner table.

Kalan Kerala Curry

An easy-breezy curry prepared using buttermilk, mustard seeds, coconut, and raw bananas along with a host of other subtle spices. Kalan is a traditional onam dish.

Ulli Theeyal

A Kerala delicacy made with shallots or tiny onions cooked in roasted coconut gravy. Tangy, spicy, and bursting with flavors, ulli theeyal is a great dish to prepare on the occasion of onam sandhya.

Onam Sadya Items List PDF

  1. Kalan.
  2. Olan.
  3. Eriserry.
  4. Aviyal.
  5. Beans Mezhukupuratti.
  6. Mambazha Puliserry.
  7. Kootu Curry.
  8. Cabbage Thoran.

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