Jet celebrates Onam on flight
New Delhi, Sep 12 : Jet Airways today celebrated 'Onam', a popular harvest festival of Kerala, by serving specially prepared 'Onam Sadya' to all its domestic and international passengers travelling on flights out of Kochi and Kozhikode.
Passengers, out of the two southern cities, were treated to delectable Onam meals such as 'Kalan' (raw banana cubes cooked with curd, coconut paste tempered with curry leaves and south Indian spices), 'Erussery' (raw banana/ yam cooked with coconut jeera paste and dal), and 'Ela Ada' (rice flour cake spread on banana leaf steamed with banana, jaggery and grated coconut stuffing).
The lunch and dinner menu included popular welcome drink 'Sambharam' (Butter Milk). Breakfast and snack meals also had the Onam flavour.
To lend authenticity, and to create a festive spirit, the meals were served on trays lined with banana leaf. Special Onam greeting cards from Jet Airways were also placed on the trays, the airline said in a statement.