Ellavarkkum Nanma niranja Vishu Ashamsakal ! Happy Vishu to you and your loved ones.May this new year bring many opportunities to your way, to explore every joy of life. Looking to make Vishu Sadya then your search ends here.
Vishu is my favourite festival, makes me really nostalgic Kanikanal and Vishu Kaineetam are the major attraction of Vishu. I have shared about Vishu /Kerala New Year here.
Here is a quick index to make Vishu Sadya recipes in the most authentic style from me to you all. Hope this will be helpful for you to make your own sadya this Vishu. Happy Vishu!
How to make Vishu Sadya – Vishu Vibhavangal :
Breakfast for Vishu
Sadya serving begins from the bottom left half of the leaf. In some areas a pinch of salt is kept on the leaf but some people avoid it.
On the bottom left half of the leaf a small banana is placed, next pappadam
Then sarkara varatti /jaggery coated banana chips and upperi/banana chips
Next from the top left half of the banana leaf
Thoran /Mezhupuratti (vegetable stir fry with coconut)
(I have posted many different kinds of thoran but usually we prepare and serve these thorans for sadya.)
Next Pachadi’s and Khichadi’s
Next comes different kind of side dishes :
Now banana leaf is filled with all the side dishes and most people will have dipped their fingers in some of the delicacies to have a taste.
The rice is served at the bottom center of the banana leaf.
Then parippu curry is served along with ghee
Next Sambhar is served (Some part Theeyal is also served)
Next Kalan, Kurukku Kalan, Puliserry, Moru Curry
Next served is Rasam
Then comes the most anticipated part the Desserts /Payasam’s.
Normally 2-3 varieties of payasam from the below list will be served to make sadhya delicious.
oops! tried Is’t? The traditional sadya is not over yet….
Then Sambaram /Curd /Buttermik is served at the end to complete the meal and to help digestion.
Most people stop with the dessert…This is the way we serve in our place. The ways of serving differs from region to region. Hope you all enjoyed this traditional virtual Vishu Sadya /Feast Don’t forget to share your opinion if get chance to try.
Happy Vishu and Happy Cooking!
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