Kerala Sadhya is a typical feast of the people of Kerala Sadhya is traditionally a vegetarian meal served on banana leaf (Vazhayilla). People are seated cross-legged on the floor on a mat. All the dishes are served on the leaf and eaten with the hands without using any cutlery.
There are variations in the menu depending on the place and religion. Some communities, especially those in the northern part of Kerala (Malabar side), include non-vegetarian dishes in the sadhya.My mom sometimes include chicken in vishu,onam Sadhya .
Click the heading like (sambar,rasam etc) of each dish,can see the corresponding recipe
Sambar : Thick gravy made of lentils, vegetables like drumsticks, tomato, etc.,
Rasam : A watery dish made of tamarind, tomatoes, and spices like black pepperhing,. It is very spicy in taste and aids in digestion.
Aviyal : Thick mixture of various vegetables, coconut and curd/yogurt. It is seasoned with coconut oil and curry leaves. This dish is usually made of leftover vegetables
Kaalan: Made of yogurt, coconut, and any one vegetable like plantain or a yam. It is very thick and sourer. It made a day before .
Olan : A preparation of ash guard, coconut milk, and long beans.
Koottukari : One or two vegetables like banana,yam and coconut with a hot and sweet taste.
Pachadi : Made of yogurt and cucumber in raw or cooked form.
Pulliyinchi : A dish of paste like consistency made of ginger, tamarind, green chilies, and jaggery.
Thoran : A dish of sauté vegetables with grated coconut..
Pickles (Achar) : Spicy pickled raw mango/lemon/lime,etc.
Payasam: A sweet dish with Dal ,rice,ripe banana etc.
Kayavaruthathu/Sharkkara Varatti: Fried banana dish,sharkkara varatti is fried banana with jaggery.
These all are items makes a good sadhay in our region, the items may be vary in different regions.