Onam festival in Kerala is a massive affair for Malayalis, and commemorates Vamana, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. The festival is one of the most important ones for Kerala Hindus, and it is marked by a feast that is known as Onam Sadhya. The term Sadhya means banquet in Malayalam, and is basically a feast that consists of various vegetarian dishes. Men and women from all walks of life sit down for a traditional Sadhya on Onam each year across the world. Onam 2018 is scheduled for August 15 to August 27. This year celebrate Onam in India by taking part in the traditional meal in these restaurants in India.
Located in DLF Place Saket, Mahabelly is a famous Delhi restaurant serving Malayali cuisine. This year you can visit this restaurant for an exclusive Sadhya. The restaurant is serving the Sadhya this year on August 24, 25, and 27, which falls on a weekend. The Onam Sadhya is going to cost you INR 749 plus taxes per person.
Kerala Cafe, Delhi
Located in Mayur Vihar, Kerala Cafe is a small and cosy restaurant that is known for some very delicious Malayali cuisine. The restaurant is serving Onam Sadhya on August 25, and you can either eat-in or pack your food. They will even pack the traditional leaf plates for you. The Sadhya is priced at INR 300 for eating in and INR 400 for packing.
Dakshin Coastal ITC Grand Maratha, Mumbai
If you want to enjoy Onam Sadhya fine dining style, this is where you head to in Mumbai. Dakshin Coastal ITC Grand Maratha serves an exemplary Malayali fare, and more so during the festive season. The restaurant is going to serve Onam Sadhya on August 24 and 25, for lunch and dinner on both days. The meal will cost you INR 3000 plus taxes per person. The restaurant also has a full bar, so you can order drinks to go with your meal.
South of Vindhyas – The Orchid, Mumbai
A restaurant that is known for its stupendous South Indian food, this one is housed in The Orchid Hotel in Mumbai. The restaurant is serving Onam Sadhya on August 24, 25, and 26. The meal is priced at INR 1499 plus taxes, per person, and is open for both lunch and dinner hours. It also has a well-stocked bar.