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Best Air Fryer in India

If you’re still unclear about buying an air fryer, and thinking what might be the difference in having an air fryer and convection ovens. An easy to way to understand is, an air fryer is a smaller version of convection oven with an elegant look and a catchy phrase.

There is no actual frying going on inside an air fryer—that’s because an air fryer cooks food via convection baking method, where hot air is blown around and onto the food by fan, and since it is compact size it accelerates the cooking time and enhances the browning and crisping of food surface.


So air fryers are basically a type of convection ovens but that doesn’t mean that the two are exactly one and same.

In an Air Fryer it is important to arrange the food in a single layer which allows for even cooking all around.
Stacking or layering of food stops the flow of hot air around food.

Normally, an air fryer is smaller in size, portable convection oven. It has a removable bucket with a handle, inside it houses a removable perforated basket where the food is layered. The bucket slides back into the device, and turning on, cooking starts. An overhead fan above the heating element starts blowing hot air over the food.

Cook in Air Fryer and much more …

While cooking in an Air Fryer, periodically shake of the basket is required for even cooking of the food, and since it is small in size it is ok for one or two persons. If you need to make for more people then cooking has to be made in batches.

The only problem faced with an Air Fryer is you can’t see food while cooking and are a bit louder than a convection oven in comparison.

In an Air Fryer you can cook many things very conveniently like Grilled Vegetables, Chocolate Cake, Aloo Tikkis and much more besides just fries as many usually think.

Air Fryers Pros & Cons

  • Classy look
  • Air fryers take up less counter space.
  • After cooking Air fryer can be kept in a cupboard.
  • Can cook Aloo Tikkis, Roast Chicken, Grilled Vegetables, Chocolate Cakes and much more.
  • You can’t see inside an Air fryer.
  • louder than a convection oven.
  • A bit expensive than a convection oven.


Most Affordable Best Air Fryer in India:


1. Philips Air Fryer HD9218

Philips Air Fryer

Philips Air Fryer HD9218

Innovative Philips Air fryer powered with 1425 watts, with Rapid air technology permits you to grill, bake and even roast your favorite dishes with as much as 90% less fat.

30 minutes timer settings with auto off and regulates the temperature as much as 200 °C. It has power cord length of 1.8m for simple maneuverability. 

Make Aloo Tikkis, Roast Chicken, Grilled Vegetables, Chocolate Cakes and a lot more, not Just Fries.

The only drawback for Philips HD9218 Air Fryer is, there is no stop or pause mechanism, so once timer is set, it will not stop and there is no indicator of power On or Off.



2. Inalsa Air Fryer Fry-Light

Inalsa Air Fryer

Inalsa Air Fryer Fry-Lite

Inalsa Air Fryer Fry-Light comes with 1400w of power, this air fryer heats up in 2-3 minutes and cooks food faster than a conventional oven. Quick release button allows you to detach your basket from the air-fryer for easy cleaning and quick serving purpose.

Rotatable Intelligent Knob is easy to adjust timer and temp according to cooking needs. This air fryer is not just limited to chips; you can cook-up casseroles, curries, beef, chicken breasts, sausages and even desserts.

Family Size Basket with 2.9 L Food Basket and 4.2 L Cooking Pan capacity, this air-fryer serves the whole family, It makes your cooking effortless and is suitable for every occasion.

We liked the safety mechanism of this appliance which automatically switches off itself on basket removal. Over-heat protection has also been provided to protect against sudden overloads.

The detachable food graded Non-Stick coated basket is dishwasher safe, easy to clean, you just need to clean the basket and the pan by putting it into the dish washer.

Sometimes the lock for frying pan gets stuck, Inalsa manufacturers must think of this point to avoid user annoyance. Also they should have used electronic timer instead of mechanical one for these product.



3. Havells Prolife Digi Air Fryer

Havells Prolife Digi Air Fryer

Havells Prolife Digi Air Fryer

Havells Prolife Digi 1230-Watt best Air Fryer comes with 1230-Watt with a big capacity of 4 liters. It has the timer setting of 60 minutes with auto shut-off.

In Havells Airfryer you can fry, bake, toast, roast, grill and reheat the food making it up to 85% less oily over traditional deep frying method with unique rapid air technology.

With a large cooking capacity, the basket comes with a separator that lets one cook multiple food items simultaneously thus saving a lot of time.

Only one complaint we felt in this is with respect to the tray size. Since the basket has a separator for multiple cooking, the width of cooking surface is compromised. They could have had made it wider rather than taller.


4. SToK Digital Air Fryer – Our choice for Best Air Fryer in India

SToK Digital Air Fryer

SToK Digital Air Fryer

Best Air fryer SToK – Smart Rapid 3D Air Technology Digital Air Fryer comes with 1800W with a big capacity of 6.5 liters. It has the timer setting of 30 minutes with auto shut-off.

With a 6.5 liter internal Pan capacity/ 5.5 liter Basket Capacity you can cook for the entire family.

Easy digital touch screen display with 8 versatile presets for functions perfect for nearly any cooking task!

Price which is at par to the renowned brands. Touch screen are smooth like feather touch sensitive and the body is of steel though not completely but looks good and sturdy. Only concern with this is about service as it has to be sent to Delhi if ever any repair is needed, but then still this is the best Air Fryer available in the market.


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