7 Restaurants in Delhi-NCR Where You Can Enjoy The Traditional Onam Sadhya a.k.a Onam Special Meal!


One of the greatest things about Indian festivals is food! Come on, there’s no doubt about that! And now that South Indian festival, Onam, is going on, we’re super excited about gorging on some authentic Kerala food. And if you too want to move on from the regular idli-sambhar, then it’s time you try the traditional Onam Sadhya. Sadhya is the delectable array of food which is served on a banana leaf during the festival. And don’t worry, we’ve found you some amaze restaurants in the city where you can enjoy the traditional Onam Sadhya.

1. Mahabelly

The restaurant specialises in Malabari and South Indian cuisine. And Mahabelly‚Äôs Onam Sadhya is one thing which we always look forward to. They will be serving popular dishes like sharkara peratti, banana chips, inji curry, cabbage thoran, beetroot pacchadi, kerala rice, and 20 more dishes. And true to the tradition, everything will be served on a banana leaf. So, all those who want to get a taste of Onam and pick up your phone book your seat! 

When: 10th to 12th September 

Where: MA-A05, Ground Floor, Restaurant Block, DLF Place Mall, Saket

Contact: 011 41035603

2. Kerala Cafe

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Be prepared for a bustling restaurant overflowing with food enthusiasts as this tiny little spot in Mayur Vihar is quite famous. With an elaborate menu of 22 Kerala special dishes like pulissery, manga curry, chips and more, it will definitely add some local flavors to your palate! If you are craving for some good Sadhya, then you can head to the Kerala Cafe. 

When: 13th September 

Where: Shop 4 & 5, 1st Floor, Block A/18, Acharya Niketan, Mayur Vihar Phase 1, New Delhi

Contact: 011 22755150

3. Zambar

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If you looking for a good place to devour on Onam Sadhya then Zambar is the place to head to. Interiors of the restaurant resemble a Kerala houseboat, which adds to the festive spirit. Served in the traditional way, on a banana leaf and includes 20 vegetarian delicacies such as kaalan, olan, parippu curry, sambar and rasam along with crunchy jaggery chips

When: 11th September 

Where: Shop 310, 3rd Floor, Ambience Mall, DLF Phase 3, Gurgaon

Contact: 0124 4665639

4. Sana-Di-Ge

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No festival is complete without food and Sana-Di-Ge serves 24 dishes as part of the Onam Sadhya feast. They serve authentic preparations which include punar puli, balekai chips, balekai podiyam, cabbage thoran, sambar, to name a few! The Sadhya is vegetarian, but you have the option of picking non-vegetarian dishes also here!

Where: 22/48, Commercial Centre, Malcha Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi

Contact: 011 61495254

5. Dakshin

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It is the best if you head to Dakshin with an empty stomach. Bringing in the flavors of authentic coastal and south Indian cuisine, they boast of an expansive Onam Sadhya which will defiantly leave you licking your fingers. Indulge yourself in a traditional Onam lunch and dinner served here on banana leaves. So, we will see you there then! 

When: 13th September 

Where: Sheraton New Delhi Hotel, District Centre, Saket, New Delhi

Contact: 011 42661204

6. Hotel Malabar

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One of the most popular Kerala restaurants in Delhi, Hotel Malabar serves scrumptious Onam Sadhya. Their feast includes over 20 different savoury and sweet dishes like sambar, ellisheri, olan, dal, rice, payasam, buttermilk and more served on a banana leaf.

When: 11th September 

Where: 37-A, Sarai Juliena, New Friends Colony, New Delhi

Contact: +91 7840808702

7. Oh! Calcutta

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Are you looking for good and yummy Kerala food in the city? Without a single thought just head to Oh! Calcutta to hog on Onam Sadhya. They will be serving 20 for more dishes which includes sharkara varatti, sambar, olan and more. It’s time to head here and celebrate the festival.

Where: 9, Ground Floor, Cyber Hub, Opposite Gateway Towers, DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon

Contact: +91 9310149804

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