It’s time to replace your plates with banana leaves, folks. Onam is around the corner and so is the delish feast that is served with love on the day. If you’re missing home or are just really really into tasty South Indian food, here’s a list of places you can head to.

Jamavar, Andheri East

Jamavar at The Leela is celebrating Onam week till September 18. They have a special menu that include four appetisers, five main course dishes and two desserts. One can also choose to go a la carte. Priced at INR 3,500 per person. Ideal for when your parents are visiting or for a special occasion. They’ll be serving from 7pm till midnight.

Photo source: The Leela

Photo source: The Leela

Murali’s Hotel, Powai

A slightly obscure place situated in Powai, Murali’s is hosting a two-day feast for Onam. The sadhya menu has dishes like niraperede chor, narmada chor, paripp, sambhar, moru, avial, theeyal, thoran and various chutneys and pickles {naranga, manga achar} to go with the meal.

The thali will have 25 items in total. Murali’s is one of the smaller eateries in the city that serves sadhya at just INR 350. An incredibly tiny space above a bus stop, they will be serving from noon till 9.30pm. The owners are amiable and often help you decide what to eat.

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Photo source: Rameshng via Wikimedia Commons [CC BY-SA 3.0]

Just Kerala, Chakala

If you dwell around Andheri, Just Kerala is serving sambhar, hinji curry, kuttu curry, appam, two types of pickles and paysam for their sadhya. These are just some of the items expected to be on the menu. They’ll be serving sadhya in four lots – noon-1pm, 1pm-2pm, 2pm-3pm and 3pm-4pm.

They have a capacity of 60 people per sitting so it’s advisable to book in advance by purchasing a coupon. A thali will cost you INR 650.

Photo source: Hotel Samraj

Photo source: Hotel Samraj

Hotel Deluxe, Fort

Hotel Deluxe will serve sadhya till September 15th. The spread includes inji theeeyil, chakkaravaratti, unniyappam, achapppam, pappadam, ada pradhaman among other dishes. They’ll be serving the feast from 11:30am-3:30pm at INR 250 except the 14th, which is priced at INR 400.

An advance booking is recommended.

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Photo source: Vnair23 via Wikimedia Commons [CC BY-SA 4.0]

Dakshin Culture Curry, Mahim

An old favourite, Dakshin Culture Curry will be serving banana chips, lemon, appam, neer dosa, parotta, suyam, ada payasam among other dishes at their outlet in Mahim. They will be serving it for lunch {12.30pm-3.30pm} and dinner {7pm-midnight}.

The feast will be held on September 13th and 14th and will cost you INR 595 plus taxes per person.

Photo source: Dakshin Culture Curry

Photo source: Dakshin Culture Curry

Konkan Cafe at Taj Vivanta

Photo courtesy: Konkan Cafe

Photo courtesy: Konkan Cafe

Konkan Cafe is known for serving delish South Indian delicacies at reasonable prices. Remember we told you about their Konkani breakfast for INR 500 here? Their Onam feast is available at INR 1950 and starts at 12.30 pm on September 14th. Head on over for an authentic traditional Konkan experience here if you’re uncompromising when it comes to ambiance and service.

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