Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, this easy air fryer mini potatoes recipe is your ultimate side dish. With just a few ingredients and minimal preparation, make these well-roasted, golden brown potatoes that are packed with flavours!
Dig into these potatoes during snack time, or breakfast or have them as a side during dinner/lunchtime. These air fryer mini potatoes are sure to be your family’s favourite.
I love using my air fryer to make roasted vegetables. With basic ingredients and no extensive preparation, you can make delicious vegetables for the side. Air Fryer makes the process hassle-free and work gets done in just a few minutes.
My family absolutely love these air fried potatoes. Being a South Indian, Rasam Rice is a staple in our house and we love pairing it up with these well roasted potatoes. You can have this as a side for any rice variety like Coconut Milk Pulao, Sambar Rice, Tomato Rice, Raw Mango Rice, Curry Leaves Rice or any Indian Bread Variety like Naan, Rotis.
If you have a bag of baby potatoes lying in your pantry, this is the recipe you should try using them in!
Why I love Air Fryer Mini Potatoes
Air Fryer makes the perfect potatoes. Potatoes are crispy on the outside and soft on the inside, just like how we love having them.
It’s absolutely hassle-free to make these potatoes. There is no boiling or peeling required.
This recipe uses less oil compared to roasting potatoes on the stovetop.
Takes very less time than baking in the oven or cooking on the stovetop.
Flavourful and goes well as a side for many dishes. The spices and seasoning can easily be customized which is another advantage.
How to fry Mini Potatoes in the Air Fryer
Wash the baby potatoes in a colander. Pat dry thoroughly using a kitchen towel.
Slice them in half. Add the potatoes to a bowl. Add oil, salt and all the spices. Mix well using your hands.
Preheat the air fryer to 400F for 5 minutes. Place the mini potatoes in the air fryer basket.
Air fry at 400F for 10 minutes. Shake the basket and air fry again at 400F for 5 more minutes.
That’s it! Delicious Mini Potatoes are done.
Air Fryer Mini Potatoes can be served as an appetizer, as a side dish, or can be had as a meal by itself along with some dip.
These are perfect for a potluck or gathering. Will be gone in minutes!
Any spice can be added to potatoes and they would taste wonderful. It is such a versatile vegetable. For an Indian Flavour, you can add any of the following spices :
Garam masala, chaat masala, pepper powder, sambar powder , dry mango powder. Every one of these will give a different taste and flavour to the potatoes.
If you want to try a slightly different combination, you can add any of the following : Paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, cajun spice, taco seasoning, red chilli flakes, oregano, rosemary, grated parmesan etc.
The options are endless!
If you don’t have mini/baby potatoes, you can use regular potatoes. Chop them into equal sized pieces and rub them with the seasonings.
Ensure the potatoes are placed in a single layer in the air fryer basket. Avoid over crowding. If you are making a large quantity, cook in multiple batches.
Shake / Flip the basket after 10 minutes of cooking to make sure all sides of potatoes are cooked well.
Each air fryer is different. Cooking time may vary accordingly. Keep a check on your potatoes and cook till they are well roasted and golden brown.
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Air Fryer Mini Potatoes
- 500 grams Baby Potatoes / Mini Potatoes
- 3 tbsp Oil
- 1/2 tsp Salt
- 1/4 tsp Turmeric Powder
- 1/2 tsp Kashmiri Chilli Powder
- 1/2 tsp Coriander Powder
- 1/2 tsp Cumin Powder
- Wash the baby potatoes in a colander. Pat dry thoroughly using a kitchen towel.
- Slice the potatoes in half. Add the potatoes to a bowl. Add oil, salt and all the spices to the potatoes. Mix well using your hands and coat the spices well on all the potatoes.
- Preheat the air fryer to 400F for 5 minutes. Place the mini potatoes in the air fryer basket. Ensure you place them in a single layer and there is no overlapping.
- Air fry at 400F for 10 minutes. Shake/Flip the basket and air fry again at 400F for 5 more minutes.
- Serve hot as a main dish or side dish.