Jaggery Coated Banana Chips- sharkara varatti


Onam is incomplete without the traditional delight, SarkkaraVaratti or jaggery-coated banana chips. An easy-to-prepare snack, Sharkara Varatti is an indispensable item in Onasadya and almost all festive occasions. This Onam, buy a pack of Sharkara varatti and add a sweet touch to your Onam feast. Relish the flavours of Kerala.

Sharkara Varatti: Crispy, Crunchy, Sweet to the core

Crispy and delicious, Sarkkara Varatti makes for a great snack and an excellent side dish. Unripe plantains are deep fried in oil and coated in jaggery mixture. If you have a sweet tooth, this is simply the right snack for you!

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  1. Why should you buy sharkara varatti from us?
  • Fresh and good quality banana is used for preparation
  • Real taste of Sharkara Varatti is retained
  • No artificial sugar added
  • All ingredients are authentic and traditional
  1. Do you make sharkara varatti using coconut oil?

Yes, of course, we prepare sharkara varatti using pure coconut oil. We assure you that it is 100% original and authentic.

  1. I would like to make sharkara varattiat home. Can you give me the recipe?
  • Peel off the plantain skin and cut each of them into half lengthwise.
  • Cut each into 1/2 cm thick pieces again and keep it aside.
  •  In a frying pan, pour the oil and heat it at medium-high flame.
  •  Add the plantain pieces when the oil becomes hot and fry it on a medium flame stirring occasionally until the banana pieces become golden yellow and crisp. (at least 30 minutes to fry a batch).
  • Feel the crispness of the chips as you stir them around.
  • Take the chips out of the oil with a slotted spoon and drain on paper towel and let it cool down.
  • Melt the jaggery by adding 2 tbsp of water to it. If there are impurities, strain the jaggery and use it.
  • Add the cumin powder, 2 tbsp powdered sugar and cardamom to the jaggery syrup and bring to a boil stirring continuously.
  • When the syrup is in the right consistency, lower the heat and add the fried banana pieces.
  •  Mix well and stir continuously in order to prevent the chips from sticking to each other.
  •  Remove from the stove and add the ginger powder.
  • Add 2 tbsp powdered sugar, mix well.
  • Finally just sprinkle the rice flour.
  •  The delicious sarkkara varatti is ready to serve. Keep them in an airtight container


  • Ensure that the jaggery syrup is of the right consistency, else the chips will be sticky.
  • For making 1 kg of sharkkara varatty, you need approximately 600gm jaggery.

Additional information

Weight 1.10 kg

250 g, 500 g, 1000 g


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