Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips | How to make Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips

By Saras Viswam  |  12th Sep 2016  |  
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Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chipsby Saras Viswam
  • Prep Time

    15

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  • Cook Time

    45

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  • Serves

    15

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About Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips Recipe

“Sharkkara upperi” is another snack prepared during the celebration of the Onam festival. Banana chips are made out of finely sliced rounded banana pieces and deep fried in pure coconut oil. Yet another unique preparation with bananas is the “Sarkkara Upperi” is prepared by chopping bananas into a thick piece, deep fried and then mixed into melted jaggery. It is a must for all festive occasions and weddings in Kerala. No sadya (feast) is complete without this in Kerala. Enjoy this onam festival with this traditional Sharkkara upperi.

Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips, a marvelous creation to spice up your day. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma of Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips is just mouth-watering. This amazing recipe is provided by Saras Viswam. Be it kids or adults, no one can resist this delicious dish. How to make Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, this simple step by step Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips recipe by Saras Viswam. Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips can serve 15 people. So, the next time you have a get together or a party at home, don't forget to check and try out Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips.

Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips

Ingredients to make Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips

  • Nendran kaya / raw nendran plantain - 1 kg
  • Jiiggery - 500 grams
  • cardamom powder - ½ tsp
  • Dry ginger powder - 1 tbsp
  • cumin powder - 1 tbsp
  • ghee - 1 tbsp
  • coconut oil - for deep frying

How to make Sharkkara Upperi / Jaggery coated banana chips

  1. Peel off the skin from the plantains and dip into the turmeric mixed water.
  2. Cut the plantains right from the middle in to two and cut into thick quarter inch pieces.
  3. Pat dry the pieces and keep aside.
  4. Heat oil in a pan and deep fry the banana pieces in batches in a medium flame till it turns golden brown and crisp.
  5. Drain it in a colander.
  6. Repeat the process for the remaining bananas.
  7. Melt the jaggery in ½ cup of water, once it is melted strain it.
  8. Keep it on the flame and allow it to boil till it reaches a thick consistency. (When you drop in water it should not dissolve, it should form a pellet).
  9. Add the cardamom powder, dry ginger powder and cumin powder. Stir well.
  10. Put the fried banana pieces and mix well. Allow it to cool completely.
  11. Yummy Sharkkara Upperi is ready.

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