Simple and the best Air Fryer Carrot Fries recipe | Learn how make perfectly seasoned caramelized Carrot Fries in Air Fryer
Air Fryer Roasted Carrots are crispy crunch from outside and soft from inside. These are so simple and easy to make and so flavourful. Carrot Fries make a an easy side are kids friendly and make great snack and lunch box option. You can serve these as side with your meals too.
About the recipe
Carrots are a quick, easy and a healthy way to enjoy this crunchy vegetable and these a. re so much healthier than the potato fries or your regular french fries.
Carrot is an incredibly versatile vegetable. You ve rich in fibres and vitamins. These are very good source of dietary carotenoids. Improves eyesight, maintains good digestive health and boasts immune system.
Roasting carrots brings out the sweetness as they caramelize in air fryer or oven. These make one of the best side for your dinner table. Make these a part of your Easter brunch or make a part of your Thanksgiving and Holidays menu.
Air Fryer Carrot Fries
Roasted Airfryer carrot fries are a great way to save time and energy as compared to roasting in oven. Carrots roast quickly in air fryer than in oven. Summers or Winter or Fall, carrot fries are so delicious and appetizing be any time of the year!!
With just a few handful and easily ingredients available in your pantry you prepare these roasted carrots fries all under 30 mins. from start to finish.
Serve these with your favourite dip( sriracha mayo, ketchup or barbecue sauce) or serve with your favourite burger.
Advantages of having Air Fryer at Home
Investing in an Air Fryer is one of the best decisions that we can make for our kitchen. This kitchen gadget is so handy and there are so many options available nowadays. It can be used for baking, as a substitute to frying (one of the best) and roasting the veggies, snacks.
- Air frying cuts down the amount of oil used for deep frying snacks.
- Deep frying certain food items may produce some cancer causing compounds. Air frying reduces the risk of formation of such compounds.
- No standing over the cooking dish and continuous monitoring.
- Use it to crisp the frozen food instead of deep frying which is more fuss, quick and more health friendly.
Air fryers are handy kitchen gadgets and do not occupy much counter space.
Use your Air Fryer in everyday cooking and you can even bake cakes and muffins as per the capacity of your Air Fryer.
Checkout the various Air Fryer Recipes form the blog here--> AIR FRYER RECIPES Vegetarian and Vegan
Ingredients to make Roasted Carrots in Air Fryer
Carrots- You can use whole carrots or baby carrots. Cut the bigger carrots in smaller size. Frozen carrots sticks can also be used in the recipe but, it may take longer time to cook. Also, you can use rainbow carrot sticks for a more appetizing look.
Oil/Butter- Use olive oil or melted butter(if there are no vegan or diet restrictions). Kids love the buttery taste of roasted carrots.
Seasoning- Play around with flavours. Use any seasoning/spice like Italian, Peri Peri or do it the Indian Chaat Masala way. In the recipe I have used Mediterranean Zaatar Seasoning along with garlic powder. You can spme paprika or chilli flakes for a spicy kick.
How to make Air Fryer Carrot Fries
To make carrot fries peel the carrots and then cut into sticks like we cut potato for french fries.
Cut each carrot vertically in half. Then, agin cut each half into half(vertically). Try to keep all the sticks to same size for the even roasting.
Now in bowl or dish, add carrots and then add oil, your preferred seasoning, salt. You can add chopped parsley or coriander or any other fresh herb like thyme/rosemary whichever goes well with seasoning you are using.
Arrange the seasoned carrot sticks in air fryer basket. Spray or brush some oil on it.
Preheat air fryer at 180 C or 350F. and then Arrange the carrot sticks on it and air fry for 12-15 mins. at 180 C or 350F
Serve hot with your favourite dipping sauce.
Storing the leftovers
Hardly any leftovers will be there as these air fryer carrot fries are so addictive. bit if there are any, store in an airtight container and finish within 2-3 days. z
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes you can make these carrot fries in oven. Cut and season the fries and then line on a baking tray. Preheat oven 180? or 350? and bake for 15-20 mins at the same temperature.
Carrot fries in conventional microwave oven is similar to baking in oven. Keep both the rods and fan mode on. Preheat oven 180? or 350? and bake for 15-20 mins at the same temperature.
Yes you can freeze carrot fries for. upto. 3-4 months. Reheat directly in air fryer at 180? or 350? for 3-4 mins. without thawing the frozen carrots.
I will not recommend making fries without oil as the air fried fried become too dry and chewy on cooling. It is better to add some oil for the bite and texture.
More Carrot recipes from the blog that you will love to try
Carrot Pickle, Sweet and Spicy Carrot Hummus, Carrot and Barnyard Millet Milk Pudding (Gajar aur Sama Rice Kheer), Gajar Halwa(Carrot Pudding, Golden Smoothie recipe, Roasted Pumpkin and Carrot Soup, Zucchini and Carrot chocolate Nut Bread and muffins , Gajar Aloo Methi ki subzi and many more
Recipe Card for Air Fryer Carrot Fries
Air Fryer Carrot Fries
- Air Fryer
- Mixing Bowl
- Measuring Cups and Spoons
- 3-4 Carrots about 300 g
- 1-2 tbsp Oil
- 1 tsp Garlic Powder or use as required
- 1-2 tsp Zaatar Seasoning or use as required (see notes)
- Salt as per taste
- Wash nicely and peel the carrots.3-4 Carrots
- Cut the crown and a bit from the end.
- Next cut each carrot into half(vertically or lengthwise). Then cut each half again vertically in half.
- If there are thick slices then you can cut again vertically in half.
- Take carrot sticks in a bowl, add the seasoning along with salt and oil.1-2 tbsp Oil, 1 tsp Garlic Powder, 1-2 tsp Zaatar Seasoning
- Mix nicely, you can use your hands to rub oil and seasoning in the sticks.
- Preheat your air fryer to 180°C or 350°C
- Arrange the sticks in the air fryer basket.
- Air fry for 10-15 mins. till done. You can shake the basket midway for even roasting.
Do try these Carrot fries in Air fryer. These are crispy and so delicious. And, make a great healthy snack option.
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