Onam 2023: Enjoy Authentic Sadhya At These Places In Delhi
Image Credit: Onam Sadhya includes a wholesome meal | Dakshin, Sheraton

The festival of Onam is not just a celebration of harvest and culture but also a time to celebrate and eat together with your friends and family. Traditionally, the meal relished during the festival is the sumptuous feast known as "Onam Sadhya." This elaborate meal, replete with a diverse variety of starters, main courses, and desserts, is an integral part of the festivities for Malayalis, and its popularity has spread far beyond the borders of Kerala.

For Delhiites who wish to partake in the joyous spirit of Onam, the city offers a selection of restaurants and eateries that serve up authentic Onam Sadya experiences. If you reside in the capital city, we have listed some of the best places in Delhi where you can indulge in this delectable feast, immersing yourself in the rich tradition and flavours of Kerala.

Dakshin by Sheraton

Commemorating the arrival of King Mahabali, welcome the harvest festival of Onam with an authentic vegetarian thali. Visit Dakshin for an unsurpassable ‘Sadhya’ feast. To commemorate the biggest and most important festival of the state of Kerala, Dakshin at Sheraton New Delhi will be showcasing a special feast starting August 20th, 2023, until the 31st of the month.

The restaurant will be serving the ‘Onam Sadhya’ thali for lunch and dinner, which has delicacies such as Kuthari Choru, Sambar, Rasam, Pappadam, Konttatam, Manga Pickle, Pineapple Pachadi, Kai Uperi (banana chips), Sarkarai Varatti (banana chips with coated Jaggey), Puli Ingi (Kerala Home-Made Ginger Chutney), and much more.

Timing: Tuesdays–Sundays: 12:30–2:45 PM and 7:30–11:45 PM

Address: Saket District Centre, District Centre, Sector 6, Pushp Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

Price: Rs. 2400 plus taxes per person


One of the go-to places in Delhi and Gurugram for an authentic taste of Kerala, Mahabelly has a lavish Onam lunch and dinner planned for its guests. The place is serving Sadhya dinner on August 28 and both lunch and dinner from August 29–31. The elaborate menu will include parippu, sambar, rasam, pachadi, and different types of pickles and chutneys. Visit Mahabelly for a truly fulfilling experience.

Timings: 10:30 AM –11PM

Address: MA-A05, Ground Floor Restaurant Block, DLF Avenue, Mandir Marg, Saket, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

Price: Rs 1350 plus taxes per person

Recipe - Sharmis Passions

Padmanabham Restaurant

The importance of Sadhya in Onam can be judged by the saying "Kaanam Vittum Onam Unnanam", a common Malayali phrase that means "Even if you sell your property, you need to have the Onam feast". And Padmanabhan is preparing a feast consisting of 22 varieties of traditional vegetarian dishes served on a banana leaf for all its guests.

The feast will include delicious starters and snacks that will remind you of the taste of Kerala. Also included will be thoran, avial, olan, and various types of pappadums and desserts. For an authentic Onam Sadhya, visit Padmanabham.

Timings: 12:30–9 PM

Address: Padmanabham, Rajendra Place, Central Delhi (opposite BLK Hospital Emergency Gate)

Price: Rs 784 per person

Savya Rasa

The grand Onasadya at Savya Rasa in Delhi will be held from August 26 to August 30. With both dinner and takeaway options, the grand menu will remind you of the earthy tastes of Kerala. From kootu curry to pazham to kichadi and thoran, more than 30 absolutely delicious and authentic dishes will be served to the guests for a truly unique and special experience.

Timings: 12 noon–11 pm

Address: Shop No. 242, DLF Farms, District Centre, DLF Avenue, Saket, New Delhi, Delhi 110017

Price: Rs 2500 plus taxes for 2 people


Sana-di-ge, a renowned culinary destination for coastal cuisine, has announced a culinary spectacle in celebration of Onam Sadya 2023. This special menu promises to take guests on a flavorful journey through coastal India's rich culinary heritage. To commemorate this auspicious occasion, Sana-di-ge New Delhi is curating an exclusive culinary experience that showcases the diverse and delectable flavours of the region.

From appetisers to main courses and even desserts, their talented team of chefs has crafted an innovative menu that showcases the versatility of jackfruit in both savoury and sweet creations. The menu includes sambharam (spicy buttermilk with fresh coriander, ginger, and curry leaves), upperi, sharkara upperi (sweet banana chips), koshmabri salad (traditional Kannadiga salad), cabbage thoran (a stir-fried dish made of a cabbage finished with grated coconut), avial (a mélange of local vegetables tossed in a paste of coconut, a delicacy from Kerala), olan (white pumpkin and red bean cooked in coconut milk and spices), pulissery (a yoghurt-based curry made with ground coconut and okra), chana dal payasam (sweetener-jaggery, medium-mix of cows milk and coconut milk) and much more.

Timings: Lunch from 12.30 PM to 3 PM and Dinner from 7 PM to 10.30 PM

Address: Commercial Centre, 22/48, Malcha Marg, New Delhi, Delhi 110021

Price: Rs 1399 per person plus taxes

Recipe - Jinoos Kitchen

Four Points by Sheraton

If you want to savour a lavish feast that is truly befitting a king, you need to camp at the Four Points by Sheraton. Chef Rekha Raghavan will prepare a melange of Kerala-style flavours this Onam through a lavish Sadhya meal served on banana leaf from August 26 to 29. It doesn’t get more authentic than that! The delicious menu has dishes like upperi, inji curry, kaalan, naranga curry, chor, morru, palada pradhaman, and moong dal payasam.

Time: 12:30 to 3:30 PM and 07:00 to 10:30 PM

Address: Four Points by Sheraton New Delhi, Airport Highway

Price: Rs 1499 plus taxes per person


Zambar's Onam Sadhya Menu boasts an exquisite array of delicacies meticulously prepared by our team of talented chefs. Each dish is crafted with authentic ingredients and traditional cooking techniques, ensuring an unparalleled gastronomic experience.

The Sadhya starts with an array of crisp and savory snacks like Banana Chips, Sharkara Varatti (jaggery-coated banana chips), and Pappadam, setting the tone for the grand feast that follows.The main course features an assortment of delectable vegetarian dishes, including Avial (vegetables in coconut gravy), Cucumber Kichadi (vegetables made using spicy yogurt), Olan (ash gourd and red beans in coconut milk), and Erissery(pumpkin and lentil stew). These dishes are accompanied by aromatic Kerala Red Rice and traditional accompaniments like Sambhar, Rasam, and Moru Kachiyathu.No Sadhya is complete without the divine taste of Payasam, and Zambar offers a variety of these sweet treats to end your meal on a high note. From the rich and creamy Palada Payasam (vermicelli in sweet milk) to the Ada Pradhaman (sweet made with rice ada), each spoonful is an indulgence in sweetness.

Time: 11am - 11pm

Address: Shop 310, Third Floor, Ambience Mall, Golf Dr, Ambience Island, DLF Phase 3, Sector 24, Gurugram, Haryana 122022

Price: Rs 1400 per person