Sharkara Varatti

Sharkara Varatti is a crispy jaggery coated raw banana chips. It is a must  served snack on the Onam sadhya menu. You can make them bulk in quantity and store for long days. Try this easy sweet at home and enjoy the crispy bites.
  1. Raw banana-2 large
  2. Oil-for deep frying
  3. Jaggery grated-3 tbsp
  4. Powdered sugar-2 tbsp
  5. Cumin powder- 1/4 tsp
  6. Dry ginger powder- 1/4 tsp
  7. Cardamom powder- 1/4 tsp
  8. Salt-a pinch
  • Peel the skin of raw bananas and chop them in to half inch thick pieces.
  • Heat a pan with oil; Fry the banana pieces on medium low flame until well crisp and golden. (don't fry them in high flame; then they wont be crispy inside)
  • Drain in to colander and keep aside.
  • Heat a pan with grated jaggery and 1 tbsp of water.
  • Mix well and cook until thickens and slightly stick on your hands (one string consistency).
  • Then add the fried banana chips and coat well until dry (stir for few minutes).
  • Switch off the flame Then sprinkle powdered sugar, cumin powder, ginger powder, salt and cardamom powder.
  • Mix well and make sure that all of the chips evenly coated and separates.
  • Store them in  an air-tight container after completely cools down.
Tip: If you don't have ginger powder at home; thinly peel some fresh ginger; dry roast it in a heavy bottom pan for few minutes until dried. Then powder it along with sugar­čĹî

Sharkara Varatti Sharkara Varatti Reviewed by fejnaem on 21:44 Rating: 5

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