Onam Recipes

Onam is the national festival of Kerala. It marks the homecoming of legendary King Mahabali and is an annual harvest festival. It is a popular festival among the cultural repertoire of Malayalees, and falls in the month of Chingam (August/September as per the Gregorian calendar), the first month of the Malayalam calendar, and lasts for ten days. Traditionally celebrated as a harvest festival, mythologically it is linked to Malayalee–Hindu folktales; but Onam is celebrated by people of all religions .


We have 101 Onam recipes in this category.

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  • Onam Celebrations: Harvest Health and Happiness

    Onam Celebrations: Harvest Health and Happiness

    Let’s take a trip down the history to find what the festival symbolises, its legend, and how best to celebrate it. Decorate your house, dress up in traditional finery, and surprise your loved ones by making a lip smacking lavish feast. Happy Onam to everyone!

  • Top 20 Popular Recipes for Onam Sadhya

    Top 20 Popular Recipes for Onam Sadhya

    Onam Sadhya is traditionally a vegetarian feast that can have upto 26 home-made dishes and is served traditionally on a Plantain leaf. Here are some of the dishes that you can make at home for your own Onam Sadya.

  • Celebrate Onam with Grand Onasadya

    Celebrate Onam with Grand Onasadya

    Onam is the harvest festival of Kerala and is celebrated with gaiety and fervor. Onam is a great carnival that brings together people of different regions together to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Kerala. Celebrate Onam with utmost pomp and gaiety

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