Brinjal Fry in Air fryer

Brinjal Fry in Air fryer

This fry is called karam vankaya in telugu.Tastes best with curd rice.


Small (to medium) Tender Round Brinjals-6,

Red chilli powder- 1 Tsp

Haldi-A pinch


Dhania Powder-2 Tsp

Oil-1 and 1/2 Tsp

Fried Channa Dal Powder-1 Tablesp

Peeled and crushed Garlic Cloves- 3

Jeera Powder- 1/4 Tsp


1).Wash brinjals,cut them vertically into 4 parts, keeping the stem intact.Immerse them in salt water and keep them aside.

2).Mix all the powders into a soft paste using little water and 1 tsp of oil.

3).Stuff the brinjals with the above masala and smear the remaining oil over them.Keep them aside.

4).Preheat the air fryer at 200 degree C for 3 min.

5).Arrange the stuffed brinjals on the wire mesh and air fry them at 160 degree C for 15 min.Toss the brinjals gently 2 to 3 times during the procedure.If necessary keep them for 2 more min.


Cut the brinjals vertically into four pieces and smear the masala (add all the oil to the masala except few drops for greasing the tray)over them.Keep them on a greased alluminium plate ( or baking tray) and air fry them at 160 degree C for 10 to 12 min.


One comment on “Brinjal Fry in Air fryer”

  1. Hi, if I don’t have an Air fryer and just want to fry regularly in oil what do I differently? Thanks!

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