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Onam the festival to celebrate the arrival of great king Mahabali once in a year to wish and bless his country men, the people of Kerala. This is a festival of feast and one cannot imagine the number of dishes made during this time. Onam, the flower festival of Kerala is very special to Keralites. During Onam, the people of Kerala prepare a grand luncheon for their family, friends and relatives which is called as Onam Sadaya.

There is a huge list of recipes prepared for Onam. Though not all, many of the dishes are prepared by almost all families. 

Malabar Appam 
Paruppu Puttu
Kuzhal Puttu
Banana Ericherry
Mor Kuzhambu
Sweet Chutney
Pineapple Pachadi
Parippu Curry
Aama Vadai 
Medu Vada
Masala Vada
Coconut Milk Rasam
Kachiya Moru
Naranga Curry
Lady's Finger Kichadi
Vazhakkai Kalan
Mambazha Pulusherry
Pumpkin Erissery
Yam/Senai Erissery
Brinjal Theeyal
Payar Thoran
Beans Thoran
Spinach Thoran
Cabbage Thoran
Plantain Chips
Nei Payasam
Moong Dal Payasam
Wheat Payasam
Ada Pradhaman
Kootu Curry
Moru Curry
Parippu Pradhaman
Ada Pradhaman
Moru Kalan
Parippu Curry
Tomato Rasam
Paaladai Pradhaman
Moru Curry
Dry Fruit Kesari
Tomato Pachadi
Banana Halwa
Cucumber Pachadi
Mango Pickle - Kerala Style
Rice Puttu
Paal Payasam
Semiya Payasam
Stuffed Tender Mango Pickle
Lime Pickle
No Oil Spicy Mango Pickle
Mysore Pak
Puli Inji
Dhoodi Pradhaman