Technology is at its peak nowadays. Do we look for modern solutions? Or do we compromise our lifestyle, well, we look for modern solutions without compromising our lifestyle? We have found out smart solutions to many problems, one of them being of fitness. Do we need to eat those raw vegetables to ensure no oil goes inside the body thereby compromising on taste?
Well not anymore, science has developed smart solutions to all your cravings while taking care of those tiny yet predominating taste buds of yours. Yes, technology has it all. Nowadays you don’t need to take care of your everyday schedule, the gadgets do it for you. You put in efforts, they record and analyze it for you. Simple isn’t it? Yes, definitely. These gadgets are so included in our lives that our lives have become a lot more comfortable and trackable at the same time.
We need not worry a lot and with the introduction of low oil cooking, our taste buds don’t need to face the pain of starving all the time. This somehow has made us a bit more relaxed. One such introduction is that of Air Fryer. A device that is used to fry/roast by using minimum/no oil thereby reducing calorie content. But the question arises how to use an air fryer, well don’t worry if you are skeptic, we have it for you.
How to Preheat Air Fryer?
The air fryer makes your life easier, all you need to do is put in your items in the box below, track your optimum temperature, and let it cook for the required amount of time. Well, now let’s ponder on the fact that how you need to prepare for this task. The most important and crunchy part of the whole scenario is preheating. Preheating is done in the following ways:
- You need to check the manual for proper instructions regarding the setup of the air fryer. After setting it up you are all set to go for cooking it.
- After setting it up, check it for cleanliness, if possible you can use a dry cloth to clean it from inside ensuring no dust sticks to it.
- Plug it in the switch, wait for the indication for it to start.
- Put all the accessories in place
- Set a small sample space timer, as mentioned in the manual.
- Setting a timer for a particular amount of time will let you reach the exact amount of heat required to cook a material.
- Temperature setting: if you want it to reach the required temperature slowly and steadily then this can also be done, yet another way is to increase the temperature and switch it on for a smaller period.
- That’s all you require now you can calmly check the amount of heat you have given and adjust accordingly.
How to Cook with an Air Fryer?
Cooking with an air fryer is comparatively simple, yet requires some basic know-how. All you need to do is follow these simple steps, you need to know the time and temperature required to obtain the result.
- Put all the accessories in place and ensure everything is set up according to the manual (you can refer to it once if you are not confirmed).
- Be ready with the item you want to fry in a small trey.
- Oil it if necessary, although the amount of oil required is very less, in case you don’t want to use oil, this will also work but the product will be roasted rather than getting fried.
- If you want to roast the stuff, use no oil and moderate temperature else you can use some oil and at a higher temperature.
- Put the stuff in the tray and insert it in, before that you need to make sure that the machine is preheated.
- In the preheated machine, place the trey and lock it, switch on the timer
- You need to select the temperature according to the item you are cooking. Say if you are cooking a simple dish, you don’t need much time whereas if you are cooking something heavy you need a higher temperature.
- You need to shake the trey at regular intervals for smooth cooking.
After the timer is complete, you’ll hear an alarm, decisively select if it needs more cooking or else you are ready to serve it. Cheers!! You are a chef now!!
Hence these are few easy steps by which we can cook whatever we desire without any hindrance. A few things to keep in mind as precautions are touching the device when it’s switched on may be harmful if the device gives you some kind of shock. Hence wear proper slippers, be aware of the temperature, don’t end up getting burnt or something. So by the use of technology we have seen how to cook using an air fryer, it’s simple, convenient and easy going.