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Onam Special: Revealing the ultimate Sadhya Thali

The Onam Sadhya is here! Erm, I meant, the Festival of Onam is here!

Onam festivities are never truly complete without the sadhya feast or Onasadhya, as it’s called. This harvest festival is celebrated with a feast for the senses, served on a traditional banana leaf. Onam 2020 began on Saturday, 22 August and ends on Wednesday, 2 September.

We don’t lie when we call it a feast — considering a minimum of 24 items are usually offered in one serving, with staples such as avial (coconut-based vegetable curry), puliserry (buttermilk and cucumber curry), kootu curry (black chickpeas curry), sambar (lentil stew), rasam (tamarind and tomato broth) and payasam (pudding), rounding off a ‘simple’ meal.

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