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At the boundary between Panchkula and Chandigarh near the Housing Board chowk also,dialing 100 sometimes reaches Chandigarh Police control room For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Related NewsWritten by Pooja Pillai | Published: September 14 2016 12:32 am According to legend Onam is celebrated to mark the annual visit of Mahabali or Maveli when the king returns to Kerala from the netherworld to see how his people are faring (File) Top News There’s a Malayali proverb that goes “Kaanam vittum onam unnanam” A rough translation to English would be “One must feast during Onam even if it means selling one’s land” It shows how important the Onam feast — Onasadya — is to a proper celebration of Kerala’s biggest festival According to legend Onam is celebrated to mark the annual visit of Mahabali or Maveli when the king returns to Kerala from the netherworld to see how his people are faring This is why Malayalis feast on Onam so that they can assure their beloved king that all is well with them Malayali or not the annual Onasadya is a must on the list of every self-respecting gourmand The array of food items lined up on a fresh clean plantain leaf is a sight — and fragrance — that few can resist The number of items in the sadya can vary depending on where one is partaking in the feast; certain eateries may serve upto 65 dishes whereas in many others and in most Malayali homes the average number of dishes hovers at a modest 20 “Some restaurants and caterers like to include non-traditional items like puri and chhole to woo north Indian customers” says Shiva Subramnaniam of Shree Dharma Saastha Caterers in Navi Mumbai adding “But we think it’s best to stick to the traditional items only” The Onasadya is also a showcase for secularism and diversity of Kerala Onam after all is really a harvest festival when the farmers of the land — whatever their religious beliefs — celebrate the agricultural bounty they would reap after the monsoon has ended Therefore vegetables of all sorts — yams drumsticks pumpkim madras cucumber beans white gourd — necessarily feature heavily in the feast but other details could vary depending on geography For instance in northern districts like Kasargod Kannur and Kozhikode fish and meat can be included in the sadya In most other parts of Kerala the sadya is strictly vegetarian According to Chef Saji Alex Chef de Cuisine at Kochi Marriott in certain Brahmin communities even onion garlic and red chilli powder are traditionally excluded from the preparations “They tend to rely more on ginger and green chillies or spices like black pepper as well as plenty of ghee for the flavouring” he says While the 20-odd dishes that constitute the average sadya could cause confusion as to how one is to proceed eating them there is a particular order to follow here First a clean plantain leaf is placed with the narrow end pointing towards the left of the person who is being served Upon this is placed a pinch of salt Next comes a banana and two types of pappadam big and small Since the big one which is almost as large as the leaf itself is very expensive so most people now go with the medium-sized pappadams Next come the upperi or chips also of two types — the round salted plantain chips and the jaggery coated ones Then the lime pickle made of vadukapuli naranga or wild lemon Next is a dab each of puli inji (tamarind and ginger chutney) and inji thayir (yogurt flavoured with ginger) Then come all the curries which are served on the upper half of the leaf — the common curries include olan (white pumpkin in coconut milk) thoran (vegetable stir fry with grated coconut) kurukku kaalan (yam in tangy yogurt gravy) avial (mixed vegetables) pachadi (pineapple or cucumber in yogurt-coconut mixture) kichadi ( vegetable in yogurt) and erissery (pumpkin/yam/raw bananas in roasted coconut gravy) After all the curries are on the leaf the rice is served along with parippu (thick dal) and ghee and this is the signal to start eating After the parippu has been polished off the sambar is served and now one can move on to the curries Rasam is served after this as it aids in digestion says Subramaniam The sweet items — pradhamans — are eaten at this point There are usually at least two one milk based and one jaggery based After all this comes a bit of curd rice or buttermilk This too is meant to aid digestion The end of a satisfying meal is signalled by the folding of the leaf either towards oneself or away — in this also the convention varies according to geography It should come as no surprise that this humungous meal clocks in 2500 calories “Besides having a light breakfast be prepared to have a light dinner or skip it altogether” says Alex A fine way in other words to convince Maveli that his people are doing very well indeed For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Top Newsor Dolby Digital technology. 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