I am here after a long break ..Could not able to update my recipes for the past 1 1/2 years ..But still I am getting a warm support from my dear reader friends..Thanks a lot for that ..Onam is nearing and thought of restarting my blog on this auspicious occasion..Today I am with a very very simple recipe but of course yummy d crunchy..A Sadya cant be complete with out this ..Yea going to present the preparation of ethakka upperi though its very simple to make 🙂 So wish all my dear friends a very very HAPPY ONAM 🙂
Raw banana -6
Coconut Oil-for frying
Remove the outer skin of each banana .
Put the bananas in to turmeric water for 15 minutes.
Then take out the bananas and scrub the outer side and wash in cool water to remove the stickiness ..
Wipe them with a clean cloth and keep aside ..
In between dissolve salt into 1/4 cup of water and keep it aside..
Heat the coconut oil in high flame ..
When done slice each banana using a slicer directly into the oil .
Make sure that all the pieces are even .
Put one or two bananas with out overcrowding.
Stir occasionally to flip them and keep them from sticking ..
In the beginning u can see some bubbles coming ..
Lower the flame when the bubbles completely disappears.
When these chips turns little crunchy increase the flame and add 1 tsp of salt water in to the oil and stir well by standing bit far away !!!..
After 2 minutes or until it becomes golden yellow colour sieve them out and keep it in a flat plate lined with kitchen tissue to absorb the excess oil..
After some time transfer the yummy chips to a tight container ..
Do the same procedure with the rest of the bananas except the change in the amount of salt water ..
After first trip reduce the amount of salt water to 1/4 tsp as salt is already present in the oil..
Note: ( The most important part in this preparation the temperature of the oil..If the temperature of the oil is less then the chips will absorb the oil and it will be a mess and at the same time if the temperature is too high then the chips will get burn )
So enjoy ur sadya with this tasty home made chips ..
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Could you tell me which type of raw banana should be used?
The raw plantain that we get a store should suffice i guess.
The banana we used to make pazhampori ..we use ripe banana for that ..here the raw one for making chips
Oh great! thx for your response… I’m planning to make it with coconut oil, like the way they sell in india… not healthy but what the heck 🙂
Your comments will be appreciated on my new blog 🙂
Nice and crispy banana chips…don’t get the ethaka here but will surely try them at the earliest possible. So tempting!! Welcome back after the long break..looking forward to your other delicious recipes.
why using salt water !!!!
Actually this is not related to the receipe but I have a query to the preparations of the festival. I am a North Indian married to a tam-malyalee and we do not stay with his family and I wanted to make the preperations for the festival.
I was just wondering if there is any place in Bangalore where we can get the preparations on a plate. You know like how wen we go to temples we have a prepared ‘thali’ available, do we get something like that for vishu as well? coz i was going thro the list of requirements and i actually am not familiar with the stuff infact i dont even know what half the stuff is. If there is a particular place i can go and buy this that you know of it will be great.
Hoping to hear from you today as vishu is tomm..,,,
veena chechi….i made this last week….it was superbb….my husband was telling me ,its like hot chips kaaya varuthathu…..thank u sooo much….hugs
thank u dear shwetha 🙂
Too lengthy process and tried. Not tasty. Loss of money,energy & time 😦