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 .

Mango Pulissery (Mambazha Pulissery)
Onam, Mango

Mango Pulissery

Mango Pulissery is an authentic and traditional dish from the Kerala cuisine. A lip-smacking dish, […]

Avial / Aviyal
Onam, South Indian


Avial (or Aviyal) is a very popular South Indian dish made with mixed vegetables, curd […]

Pesarattu (Green Gram Dosa)
Dosa, Onam


Pesarattu or Green Gram Dosa is a popular dish from the state of Andhra Pradesh […]

Mor Kuzhambu
Sambar, Onam

Mor Kuzhambu

Mor Kuzhambu is a traditional South Indian sambar variety. Similar to North Indian Kadhi, this […]

Puli Inji
Onam, Pickles

Puli Inji

Puli Inji or Injipuli or Injicurry is a traditional, spicy, sweet and sour pickle from […]

Ada Pradhaman
Onam, Kheer

Ada Pradhaman

Ada Pradhaman is a popular Kerala sweet / dessert made during Onam festival and served […]

Ulli Theeyal
Onam, Onion

Ulli Theeyal

Ulli Theeyal is a traditional Kerala dish made with shallots. Similar to the sambar, theeyal […]

Diwali, Onam, Sweets


A traditional recipe from Tamilnadu. This is one of the sweets prepared for marriage festivities or during festivals.