Onam

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 .

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 […]

Avial
Onam, South Indian

Avial

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

Ulli Theeyal
Onam, Onion

Ulli Theeyal

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

Manoharam
Diwali, Onam, Sweets

Manoharam

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