What to cook in an air fryer
What to cook in an air fryer
Posted on 29 अक्तू॰ 2022

Did you recently get yourself a new air fryer? Or, maybe you've had one for a while but never experimented beyond air-fried fries or air-fried samosas? Delicious as they are, we have 4 air fryer recipes to expand your culinary horizons.

 

Let's start with a sweet snack!

Shakkarpare

Ingredients

2 cups Maida

1/4 cup Ghee

1/2 cup Powdered Sugar

1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder

1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon Milk

Oil, as required

 

Step 1 - Preheat your air fryer to 200°C.

Step 2 - Mix the ghee and sugar until fluffy.

Step 3 - Gradually add maida, and mix well with your hands till you achieve a breadcrumb-type mixture.

Step 4 - Gradually add the milk till you get a firm dough, pressable with your fingers.

Step 5 - Take out a large portion. Grease your rolling board, and use your rolling pin (also greased with ghee) to roll the portion out to a thick disc. Proceed to cut that into diamond or square shapes.

Step 6 - Air fry the cut-up discs at 200°C for 8-10 minutes.

Step 7 - Plate and serve up the goodies!

 

 

How about a perfect chai time partner?

Zucchini Chickpea Tikkis

Juicy delicious meat cutlets on a dark table. russian cuisine.

Ingredients

1/2 cup Boiled Chickpeas

1 cup Grated Zucchini

1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder

1/2 teaspoon Coriander Powder

A pinch of Turmeric Powder

Salt, to taste

1 teaspoon Chaat Masala

1 teaspoon Chilli Flakes

1 cup Crushed Cornflakes (for coating the tikkis)

1 teaspoon Garam Masala Powder

 

Step 1 - Grind the boiled chickpeas. Add them and the grated zucchini to a big bowl. Mix in all of the spices.

Step 2 - Mould circular tikkis with your hands, then coat them with crushed cornflakes.

Step 3 - Preheat your air fryer to 180°C.

Step 4 - Put the tikkis in the air fryer basket, brush it with a little oil and cook at 180°C for 20 minutes. Flip them over at the 10-minute mark.

Step 5 - Serve them hot with any sauce or dips of your choice!

 

 

Hungry for some main course?

Tandoori Chicken

Baked chicken wings in the asian style and tomatoes sauce on plate

Ingredients

3-4 Chicken Pieces

1 tablespoon White Vinegar

1/2 teaspoon Salt

1/2 teaspoon Turmeric Powder

1 teaspoon Ginger Garlic Paste

1 teaspoon Red Chilli Powder

1/2 teaspoon Garam Masala Powder

2 tablespoons Tandoori Chicken Masala Powder

1 Lemon Juice

1/4 teaspoon Orange Red Food Colour

 

Step 1 - Wash the chicken, and add deep gashes on the chicken pieces.
Step 2 - Dip them in vinegar for 5 minutes.

Step 3 - Add all the dry spices, and food colour and prepare a thick paste with a splash of water or oil.

Step 4 - Apply the paste on the chicken pieces and let it marinate.

Step 5 - Preheat your air fryer to 180°C for 5 minutes. Then add your chicken to the basket and cook for 20-22 minutes, making sure to flip at the halfway mark.

Step 6 - Serve it on a platter with green chutney or other sauces of your choice!

 

 

End with a delicious dessert!

Banana Muffins

Banana cake

Ingredients

1 tbsp Baking Powder

1 pinch Salt

2 Ripe Bananas

A handful of Walnuts

1/2 cup Melted Butter

2 tbsp Powdered Sugar

2 Eggs

1 tsp Vanilla Extract

 

Step 1 - Mash up your ripe bananas. Add powdered sugar, melted butter, and mix well.

Step 2 - Sieve plain flour, baking powder, and salt. Combine this with the wet ingredients. Mix well, then add in the crushed walnuts.

Step 3 - Brush oil and sprinkle plain flour in a katori, or use cupcake liners. Pour the cake batter into them.

Step 4 - Preheat your air fryer to 170°C for 5 minutes. Bake your muffins for 10 minutes at the same temperature.

Step 5 - Transfer your quick, easy and delicious muffins to a serving plate and enjoy!

 

If these 4 recipes aren't enough for you, check out a breakfast-to-dessert menu using only an air fryer!

 

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