Nendran Kaya Chips / Kerala Banana Chips / Nendrangai Varathathu | How to make Nendran Kaya Chips / Kerala Banana Chips / Nendrangai Varathathu

By Saras Viswam  |  11th Sep 2016  |  
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Nendran Kaya Chips / Kerala Banana Chips / Nendrangai Varathathuby Saras Viswam
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    10

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  • Cook Time

    30

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    4

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About Nendran Kaya Chips / Kerala Banana Chips / Nendrangai Varathathu Recipe

Banana Chips is a popular snack of Kerala. This has been served at Onam Sadya and also as an evening snack with tea. These chips are prepared with nendran variety of bananas and very easy to make. These are fried in coconut oil and sprinkled with salt water. They are also called “upperi’ or “kaya varuthathu”. This is an important item in Onam sadhya or during every festive occasions in Kerala.

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Nendran Kaya Chips / Kerala Banana Chips / Nendrangai Varathathu

Ingredients to make Nendran Kaya Chips / Kerala Banana Chips / Nendrangai Varathathu

  • Nendran Kai / Raw nendran plantain - 3
  • salt - 1 tsp
  • turmeric powder - 1/4 tsp
  • coconut oil or sunflower oil - for deep frying

How to make Nendran Kaya Chips / Kerala Banana Chips / Nendrangai Varathathu

  1. Wash the plantains well and pat dry them.
  2. Make slits on the skin vertically, make sure you don't go too deep and cut the banana.
  3. Now, with the hands, carefully remove the skin. (Save the skin and prepare ethaka thoran with it.)
  4. Put the peeled bananas into the turmeric water to prevent any discolouration.
  5. In a small bowl, add about 2 to 3 tsp of salt and 1/2 tsp turmeric powder, mix well and keep aside.
  6. Heat oil in a large content for deep frying.
  7. Once the oil is hot, reduce the flame to low and add slices of the banana directly into the oil, depending upon the quantity of oil and size of the kadai.
  8. Increase the flame to medium and fry, keep stirring once in a while.
  9. Fry till the bubbles have almost stopped.
  10. Now, reduce the heat to low and add 1/2 tbsp of the salted water to the oil, increase heat to medium and keep stirring till the spluttering sound stops.
  11. Drain on to kitchen tissues, repeat the process with the remaining bananas.
  12. Cool completely on a tissue paper and store in an airtight container.
  13. Nendrankaya chips are ready to serve.

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