Sunday, 17 February 2013

Upperi/ Kerala Banana Chips

Upperi/ Banana Chips are very synonym to Keralites, this serves as snacks which are very popular among all especially during Kerala Sadhya (during festive feasts). In Malaysia, these chips are commercialized and sold by Malays and its widely available even in the shopping complexes. Now let us see how to make these chips my family's style;

5 raw plantain (peeled and sliced thinly)
2 tsp of turmeric powder
1 cup of water
Salt to taste
Oil to fry

In a bowl mix water, salt and turmeric powder and keep aside.

Heat oil in a pan and maintain medium flame, fry sliced plantain until 3/4th cooked (do not over crowd the frying pan as these plantains will stick together), sprinkle the salt and turmeric water on the frying plantain. You do not have to sprinkle turmeric and salt water every time you fry the plantain as the oil will be salty, every third or fourth time will do. Once the chips perfectly fried, drain and let it cool down before transferring into an air-tight container.

This chips can be stored up to a month if handles properly. Our Upperi/Banana Chips are ready to be served. 

Do try and let me know how it turned out for you!


  1. Arthy..Brickfields vandha enaku kandipa indha chips kondu va plz..Looks amazing..droolllling

  2. traditional recipe, feel to munch right now, thks for sharing...

  3. My favourite chips....nice Mom usually fry like this and at the end she sprinkles salt water....

  4. yummy looking chips... well done!!!

  5. my favorite chips...perfectlly done!

  6. We love this banana chips very much...this is very famous in kerela chips stores...

    Never tried at home...thanks for sharing.

  7. delicious crispy banana chips..

  8. Oh goodness. Banana chips are one of my favorite snacks. I made apple chips before but not banana chips yet! I've gotta give these a try soon!

    1. Tq Amy, u should try it tastes great n far much better than store bought....

  9. Arthy, truelly I am drooling here by seeing this crunchy munchy chips.

    today's recipe:


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