Indian recipes are notoriously famous for their flavor, but they also get a bad rap for their calories. Just think about the most popular Indian dishes: fried samosas, fried Jalebis, paneer cheese sautéed in Manchurian sauce, chicken tikka masala laden with ghee and heavy cream—while delicious, most Indian recipes aren’t always the best for your waistline.
Deep-dried Indian delicacies are considered ‘guilty pleasures’ and enjoyed once in a while, but thanks to air-fryers you can enjoy them more frequently with less guilt and grease!
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This collection of 21 best air fryer Indian recipes includes a diverse range of easy-to-make meals, from from bread rolls and Shahi Tukda (Indian bread pudding), to Kukuri Bhindi (crispy fried okra) and Paneer Popcorn, all of your favorites are here, just in air fryer form.
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And the best part? Air fryers cut down your cooking time! An air fryer cooks faster than the normal oven and it doesn’t make as much of a mess. You wouldn’t believe how many Indian recipes can be made healthier with just a few tweaks to the recipe, so now’s your chance to try them out at home and skip the take-out!