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How to Cook Frozen Samosa in an Air Fryer

If you’re trying to cut calories but love samosas, this quick guide on how to cook frozen samosas in an air fryer is exactly what you need.

This cooking method is a healthy alternative to frying them in oil, and it’s so easy to do. Just follow these simple steps, and you’ll have delicious air fried samosas in no time. Enjoy!

Prep time 5 minutes
Cook time 20 minutes
Serves 2 people

Tools and Ingredients

  • Air fryer
  • 4 frozen samosas
  • Olive oil spray

Instructions

Step 1

Step 1

Spray both sides of the samosas with olive oil and place them in the air fryer. Do not stack them, if you have a lot of samosas to cook, do them in batches instead of stacking.

Step 2

Step 2

Set the timer to 20 minutes and the temperature to 190°C and let it cook for 10 minutes.

Step 3

Step 3

After 10 minutes, pause the cooking timer, remove the fryer basket and shake it around to ensure all the samosas cook evenly.

Step 4

Step 4

Resume cooking for the remaining 10 minutes, remove again and check to ensure it’s brown and crispy enough for your liking. If not, cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.

FAQ

How long to cook frozen samosas in an air fryer?

It usually takes about 18-20 minutes to cook frozen samosas in an air fryer. This will vary slightly if you prefer them extra crispy.

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Do you need to defrost frozen samosas before cooking them in an air fryer?

No, you do not need to defrost frozen samosas before cooking them in an air fryer. Cook them from freezer to fryer.

Do you need to add oil when cooking frozen samosas in an air fryer?

We do recommend adding a few sprays of olive oil before cooking, this will help to create a crispy exterior, if you don’t use oil, they will most likely come out too dry.

Do you need to flip frozen samosa when cooking in an air fryer?

No, flipping regular size samosas isn’t usually necessary. If you are cooking jumbo samosas then yes, you can flip them halfway through the cooking time.

See AlsoHow to cook frozen sausages in an air fryer.

Wrapping up

There you have it. That’s how easy it is to cook frozen samosas in an air fryer.

So next time you find yourself with a craving for Indian food, grab those frozen samosas in the freezer and give this recipe a try – we promise you won’t be disappointed!