Kerala is known for its love for fish so you can try different varieties of fish and dishes. The delicious fish curry is an example which is cooked using coconut and a variety of tamarind variants. You can also choose to have this without the coconut or tamarind. Other popular fish items include the fish fry and fish molly. Grilled fish is also very popular here. When it comes to mutton dishes, Kerala is not far be hind too. A vast array of mutton and lamb dishes are available here. Recipes from neighbouring states such as Hyderabad and Andhra Pradesh are available here. During the popular South Indian festival of Onam, a huge vegetarian traditionnal dish is laid out on banana leafs. Some of the popular items served are ripe banana, pappadom, banana chips, uperi, mango / lime pickles, inji curry sweet kichdi, sour khichi, olan, kaalan, thoran (cabbage / beans), koottu curry and aviyal.