Make full use of your air fryer, cook your favourite dessert, snack or main course in a healthier way with these easy to make recipes that anyone can use. You do not have to be a pro at cooking for these dishes. Impress your family and loved ones, go ahead and try them out today!

Air Fryer Brownie

brownie air fryer

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Ingredients

  • ½ cup maida
  • 2 large eggs
  • 6 tbsp cocoa powder
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp baking powder
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup cooking oil or unsalted butter (whatever you have)
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract

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Method

  • Grease the baking pan with butter on all sides. 
  • Preheat your air fryer at 330 degrees Fahrenheit for 5 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the brownie batter by mixing together maida, sugar, cocoa powder, butter, eggs, oil, vanilla extract, salt, and baking powder in a bowl.
  • Pour the batter in the greased pan and smoothen it.  
  • Place in the fryer and bake for 15 minutes. 
  • Remove and let it cool in the pan.
  • Cut it into pieces and serve. 

Baked Potato

baked potato

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Ingredients

  • 3 large scrubbed potatoes 

  • 1/2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil
  • Salt 
  • 1/4 cup softened butter
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup sour cream
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheese
  • 1 sliced green onion 
  • Freshly ground black pepper 

Method

  • Clean the potatoes thoroughly and dry them up.
  • Poke them all over with a fork and then rub with oil and sprinkle with salt.
  • Place them in the air fryer basket and cook on 400° for 40 minutes. Once done, let them cool.  
  • Now, cut them lengthwise, getting rid of a thin layer from the top of each potato.
  • Scoop out some of the insides and put it in a large bowl.  
  • Take a bowl and mash the potato insides with butter, milk, and sour cream to make a smooth paste. Add cheese and green onions, sprinkle some salt and pepper. 
  • Fill the baked potatoes with the mixture and place them back in the basket. Cook at 400° until the outside is crispy which should not take more than 5 minutes. 
  • Serve hot.

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Chicken Tenders

chicken air fryer

Image courtesy: hearstapps

Ingredients

  • 680 gms chicken tenders or chicken breasts
  • Salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper
  • 500 gms maida  
  • 2 cups bread crumbs
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup buttermilk
  • Cooking spray or an oil and baking brush

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Method

  • Season the chicken breasts on both sides with salt and pepper.
  • Now take a container with bread crumbs.
  • Take another container in which you must whisk together the buttermilk and eggs.
  • So taking each breast at a time, dip it in the flour or maida, then in the egg batter and then in the crumbs, repeat twice for each piece. 
  • The chicken pieces must be coated well from all sides and you can do this in batches.
  • Place the pieces in the air fryer, spray or with a light hand brush the oil all over and cook at 400° for 5 minutes.
  • Flip chicken over, spray with more cooking spray and cook 5 minutes more.
  • Do so with all the pieces and then serve with your favourite dip. 
These recipes are just perfect when you do not feel like cooking on a stove which needs your attention the entire time. This can be done by anyone and are a perfect way to start cooking, especially for bachelors who have been ordering food amid COVID-19 as well! 
 
We will keep you updated with more such easy recipes, so stay tuned to HerZindagi!