Sweet Banana Chips for Vishu

Sweet Plantain Chips
  • 4 Plantains
  • Coconut oil- for frying
  • 3/4 cup Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Cumin powder
  • 1/4 tsp dry ginger Powder

Peel raw banana, cut it into half moons and deep fry in medium heat . It will take around 20 minutes to get it crispy. Drain and set aside.

Take sugar, water ,cardamom powder,dry ginger powder,cumin powder  in a pan and boil till one string consistency.

Add in fried raw banana pieces and coat it well. Swith off heat and stir till the banana is coated well with sugar.
Let it cool.Store in a air tight container for week.

Vishu Sadya full preparation

Kaniyappam For this Vishu ( കണിയപ്പം)

Kaniyappam is a sweet made for Vishu. Let's see how to make Kaniyappam. Kaniyappam can be made like Unniyappam and Neyyappam.


  • 1 cup raw rice
  • 1/2 cup jaggery
  • 3 cardamoms
  • 3 small Banana
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1tbsp ghee
  • 1/4 cup coconut slices
  • 1 tbsp black sesame seeds
  • Ghee - for frying

How to prepare

  • Wash the rice thoroughly and soak them in water for two hours.rain the water and spread it for half an hour on a cotton cloth. Add cardamom to the rice and grind well.
  • Add a little water to the jaggery, boil it and strain it 
  • Mix rice flour with banana paste,jaggery syrup,salt and baking soda ( Idli batter consistency).
  • Heat ghee and fry coconut slices till brown.Switch off heat and add sesame seeds and fennel seeds. Add into the prepared batter and mix well.Kepp the batter aside for 2 hours.
  • Heat an unniyappakara  with coconut oil / ghee in each hole and fill 3/4th of the hole with prepared batter. Cook in low-medium flame until  the side turns golden brown. Now flip the appam using the spatula  and cook the other side until they are fully done. 


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