If you are a foodie, you probably have the greatest of struggles with your choice of food. After all, there is such a wide variety of delicious recipes that play a tug of war with your senses. On one side are the aroma, the taste and the appealing look of the dish,while on the other side is the health-conscious ‘you’ debating that the food is not good for your health because of the quantity of oil or butter that is added to it all.
You may promise yourself a little bit of a specific food, but a little quantity of so many items does add up to a lot of unhealthy food being consumed. You want the health consciousness to win the war and of course, where there is a will, there is a way.
Welcome to the world of the air fryer, a cooking appliance that lets you enjoy your favourite foods without the guilt of them being unhealthy. In simple words, it is a convection oven that circulates hot air around your food to cook it minimising the need for the dreaded fatty agents. Hence, you can use it to satisfy your cravings with the wealth of recipes that can be prepared in it with minimal use of oil or butter. You can have the usual fried, baked,grilled and sauteed foods, but they are much healthier.
Traditional Indian Recipes
You can prepare deep-fried foods like mathri, banana chips, potato wafers, kurkuri bhindi, samosas and bread roll as well as shallo wfried ones like aloo tikki, a variety of cutlets and stuffed vegetables. For the non-vegetarians also, it is a healthier option to prepare crispy fried chicken dishes. Making grilled and baked foods such as kebabs, tikkas and the yummy cakes is also possible in a healthier way.
The tastiest street foods of India have their key components as fried elements, be it aloo tikki chat or even sevpuri. Most of these, not counting the items that are coated in liquefied batter, can be prepared using an air fryer.
Recipes from All Over the World
The Indian homes have welcomed recipes from all over the world and an equal amount of craving is showered on these foods as well. The most favourite foods from the west are the delicious deep-fried French fries. You can now make them with minimal oil using this cooking appliance.
Some of the other favourite foods from around the world that can also be prepared in a healthier way are the French toast, onion rings, loaded baked potatoes, pizzas,doughnuts and even churros. You can prepare crisp potato or sweet potato chips and fries and crispy vegetables apart from the variety of fish that can be cooked in it. A variety of biscuits, cookies and rolls along with brownies are also a part of the widely possible menu that can be made in an air fryer.
All the delicacies prepared using the air fryer are lighter than those made traditionally.Investing in such an appliance is like investing in good health and this is totally worth the money spent on an air fryer.