Rahul Gandhi Relishes Onam Sadhya In Kerala & Here’s Why You Should Too!

by Tania Tarafdar
Rahul Gandhi Relishes Onam Sadhya In Kerala & Here’s Why You Should Too!

As a part of the ongoing Onam festival in Kerala, Wayanad MP Rahul Gandhi was seen enjoying a traditional Onam Sadhya feast in an old-age home in Malappuram. And while the main Onam celebration or Thiruonam is on August 21, people start celebrating ten days prior. This year, the harvest festival started on August 12 and will continue till August 23. However, if you have never tried the Onam Sadhya feast, here’s why you should too!

Onam Sadhya Consists Of Over 26 delicacies Prepared With 60 Ingredients

Onam Sadhya consists of over 26 delicacies prepared with 60 ingredients and is served on a banana leaf. The lip-smacking platter consists of fried vegetables, curries, red rice, pickles, and sweets. Onam Sadhya includes delicacies such as Pachadi (pineapple or bitter gourd in yogurt), Chenna Varuthathu (yam fried with kitchen spices), Sambar, Olan (ash gourd in a thick coconut milk gravy), and Avial. Payasam is served as a dessert in the platter. Rustle Up A Last-Minute Onam Sadhya At Home With These 7 Key Dishes.

Also read: 5 Reasons Why Onam Sadhya Is Served On A Banana Leaf

Order In A Delicious Onam Spread

The harvest festival of God’s Own Country, Onam is the most-awaited one. But this year with the looming pandemic, the celebrations will be slightly subdued from the previous years. Nevertheless, if you can’t dine out at your favourite restaurant for a wholehearted Onam Sadhya, then let the Sadhya come over to your home. These places in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru serve the nest Onam Sadhyas.

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The key dishes that you will get to savour on an Onam feast is to die for! Most importantly, don’t forget to have a wonderful time with your loved ones. Wish you a very Happy Onam!