What to Eat in Kerala
Sadya is a variety of vegetarian dishes traditionally served on a banana leaf in Kerala, India. Sadya means banquet in Malayalam. It is a Hindu feast prepared mainly by men, especially when needed in large quantities, for weddings and other special events.During a traditional Sadya celebration people are seated crosslegged on mats. Food is eaten with the right hand, without cutlery. The fingers are cupped to form a ladle. A normal Sadya can have about 2428 dishes served as a single course. In cases where it is a much larger one it can over 64 items in a in a Sadya like the Sadya for Aranmula Boatrace (Valla Sadya).