Festival of Onam calls for a grand ten days’ celebration during August-September. Usually celebrate at the end of monsoons. Onam reflects Kerala’s tradition and culture. Onam is one of the most vibrant and colourful festivals of the south.
Onasadhya is the main attraction of festival. Onasadhya is prepared on the last day of Onam, called Thiruonam. People of Kerala wish to depict that they are happy and prosperous to their dear King Mahabali whose spirit is said to visit Kerala at the time of Onam.
New Pots are using for Preparation of Onasadhya. So “Puthankalam Mayakal” ( New Pot Seasoning) is the starting of Onsadhya.