Onam Sadya recipes are a reflection of tradition, culture, and the rich legacy of our Indian ancestors. To fill your New Year Sadya lunches with a fresh taste, flavour, and deliciousness, prepare the meals and desserts that make your guests ask for more. Pre-planning the dishes and making the right arrangements before the cooking hour can save you a great amount of time. We at Nature’s Basket have brought to you the best Sadya recipes that you and your family can relish upon.
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- Kerala Olan With Ash Gourd
- 1 tsp coconut oil
- Curry leaves
- 6-7 green chillies, slit
- 300 gm ash gourd, dried
- ¼ cup black-eyed pea, cooked
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 cup second pressed coconut milk (thin milk)
- ½ cup first pressed coconut milk (thick milk)
- Slit the green chillies and keep them aside. Now, add coconut oil in a pan and wait for it to heat
- Next, add the curry leaves and green chillies when the oil is heated. Allow the green chillies to blister a little
- Clean and slice the ash gourd in cubes. Make sure to remove the seeds and the skin of the ash gourd
- Now, add these cube-shaped ash gourds to the pan
- Add one cup of second pressed milk (also known as lite milk) and some salt over it. Allow it to boil for 10 minutes
- Now add the boiled black-eyed pea
- Mix the first pressed coconut milk and allow it to simmer for a minute. After adding the thick milk, don’t let the milk boil for long
- Serve your delicious Olan recipe with Kerala Rice or idiyappam.
2. Kootu Curry
The mouth-watering Kootu Curry is a mixture of potatoes and tomatoes. Instead of the traditional recipes made with tur dal and sugar, this unique recipe made with elephant yam and chickpeas is slightly spicy in taste.
- 1 medium-sized raw plantain
- 1 cup elephant yam, cubed
- 1 cup cooked black chickpeas
- Chilli powder to taste
- ½ tsp turmeric powder
- Curry leaves
- Salt to taste
- 1 cup grated coconut
- 1 tsp whole pepper corn
- ½ tsp cumin seeds
- ½ tsp minced ginger
- ½ tsp mustard seeds
- 2-3 red chillies, dry
- Curry leaves
- ½ – ¾ cup grated coconut
- 5 crushed whole black pepper
- 1 tbsp coconut oil
- Chop the vegetables into thick pieces of ½ inch
- In a pan, add the vegetables along with one cup of water, turmeric, and one pinch of salt
- Allow it to cook for 5-10 minutes on medium heat
- As the vegetables are getting cooked, take all the ingredients required for making the paste
- Put them in a grinder and blend into a smooth paste by adding water as required
- Mix the chickpeas with the already added vegetables in the pan
- Check the vegetables to see if they are cooked. Once they are properly cooked, add some salt and the coconut paste
- Turn the flame to low and let the mixture cook for a few minutes until the smell of rawness goes away
- In another frying pan, heat 1 tsp oil. Add curry leaves, mustard seeds, and red chillies
- Once you hear the crackling sound of the mustard seeds, add grated coconut and stir-fry it until it turns brown
- Stir after adding crushed pepper and turn off the flame
- After the vegetables are cooked, pour the coconut seasoning and mix
- Serve the delicious Kootu Curry.
With these delicious Onam special recipes, your dishes will become everyone’s favourite right after the first bite. Similarly, you can randomly treat yourself and your family with the Best Tea Time Cakes or Special Parents’ Day Recipes because good food awaits no special occasion!