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It’s time for family

Updated on: 22 August,2021 09:23 AM IST  |  Mumbai
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Share loads of sibling love, and tuck into some indulgent sadya as the work week comes to a much-needed delicious end

It’s time for family

Ottupura Onam special

Curated by Sucheta Chakraborty, Kasturi Gadge and Nasrin Modak Siddiqi


An elaborate affair

One of the best sadyas in town, home chef Marina Balkrishnan’s Ottupura Onam special, has 27 items, including kaya varatha, sarkkara varatiyatu, kalan, kuttu curry, matanga payar erisherry, olan, avial, cabbage thoran, beans mezhukupuratiyatu, vendakka kichadi, pineapple pullisherry, beetroot pacchadi, vellerika pacchadi, rasam, sambar, ada pradaman, pal payasam and several accompaniments. 
When: August 29 and September 5
Price: Rs 2,700
To Order:

With a twist

Chef Amol Janawalekar’s Makhna has an Onam Special of kori gassi, a Mangalorean-style chicken curry made by slow cooking the chicken with a blend of fragrant spices, roasted coconut and milk. The piquant masala adds a unique flavour, which makes the dish delectable.
Where: Makhna
When: Till August 23
Price: Rs 345 plus taxes
To Order: 9004604497

Unique sadya utsavam

The classic sadya gets a twist with chicken, seafood and buff options. This year’s highlights at Nair on Fire include kanthari chicken curry, Trivandrum chicken fry, prawn maanga curry, Nair’s fish fry, Kerala buff roast, and nadan buff curry. 
Where: Nair on Fire
When: August 22
Price: Rs 1,150 onwards 
To Order: 9324059522 

Go traditional

The Sassy Spoon’s gourmet Indian cuisine delivery kitchen is partaking in Onam celebrations with an array of South Indian delicacies like gunpowder idli, Tellicherry pepper rasam with roast chicken, prawns chilli fry, paneer kofta gassi, Kerala style paneer, and chicken Chettinad. 
Where: Saffron by The Sassy Spoon
When: 12 pm to 11 pm
Price: Rs 180 onwards
To Order: 9833950969 (Nariman Point); 9819544195 (Powai)

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