Widely available at every bakery and convenience store, banana chips are prepared salted (most common) as well the sweet version which is made from ripe bananas. Every town and city has its favourite store where the best chips can be bought. Demand for banana chips picks up during festivals like Onam. A packet of banana chips always brings a smile and sweet memories for all who have fallen in love with its taste.
Banana chips is an integral part of every Malayalee’s diet in Kerala. Its always present in festival meals, in homes, schools and offices as an all day snack and is a must have item in the baggage of every Malayalee going back from Kerala after their vacation. Visitors to Kerala also ensure that they carry back a packet of banana chips with them.