Banana chips, made from a variety of special bananas ( ethakka / nenthrakka ), are ubiquitous with Kerala . Banana chips are deep fried slices of raw banana in coconut oil . Kerala Chips is considered an essential part of any MalayaliSadhya ( feast) and also has a unique place in a typical Kerala Cuisine. Also available in a variety of shapes, sizes and flavors - bright yellow ones that are salted. It’s available in supermarkets, bakery, railway stations ... everywhere in Kerala.