Onam Banquet .....
Onam is celebrated with great fanfare in India especially in Southern State of Kerala. The feast is one of the mainstay of this event.
Read the dishes that are served during this occassion.
Sharkara Upperi : Jaggery Chips
Kaaya Varuthathu : Banana Chips
Parippu : A thick curry lentil dish eaten with rice, papadum and ghee.
Aviyal : Thick mixture of various vegetables, and coconut. It is seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves.
Pulisheri made of yogurt, coconut, and any one vegetable like "nendran" plantain or a tuber-like yam. It is very thick and sour.
Olan : A preparation of white gourd, coconut milk, and ginger seasoned with coconut oil.
Pachadi : Made of yogurt and cucumber in raw or cooked form.
Sambar the lentil curry mixed with vegetables in a liquid form. This is popular all over India and consumed with boiled rice, dosa and idli.
Thoran : A dish of sautéed) vegetables such as peas, green beans, raw jackfruit, carrots, or cabbage (usually) with grated coconut.
These side dishes are followed by desserts like Prathaman and Payasams
Thanks to Sabi George and mam for tAchaar : Spicy pickles of raw mango, lemon, lime, etc.
Paphe great onam sadhya i had yesterday.....