How to make Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode

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Air Fried & Glutenfree Aloo Kuttu Pakode

Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode

Air Fried & Glutenfree Aloo Kuttu Pakode
Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode

Air fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode is going to be your treat for this Navratri and this is not the only treat that I am bringing you this year, but few more that are prepared in Philips Air Fryer. This is not a sponsored post. All the views and experiences are my own.

Navratri embarks the onset of festival season in India. 9 days of fasting and 9 days of detoxing, not only for the body but also cleaning up mind and karma.

Navratri Fast is opened with gluten-free meals. People who observe the Navratri Fast, consume only one complete meal a day, in the evening. To know about the Navratri Dos and Don’ts, click ⇒ here !

I had bought Phillips Air Fryer earlier, this year. For some reason, it went inside the cupboard and didn’t surface much for use.

Since the pious days of Navratri started since 21st of September, my Air Fryer is out and I am having a blast using it, converting fried gluten free snacks into Air Fried version. This Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode is my first recipe that I am publishing using this amazing kitchen gadget.

Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode
Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode

I ate these airfryer kuttu aloo pakode with ⇑thick yogurt + Vrat ki Green Chutney as shared by Ruchi’s Kitchen. Sprinkled it with some Vrat ka Chaat masala and my brunch for the day was sorted.

Some habits are formed based on childhood memories. My mum always said that kuttu or buckwheat is warm in nature and dries your system. She always served these Kuttu Aloo Pakode with Yogurt, sprinkled with rock salt and black pepper.

Here are some Benefits and Pointers using your Air Fryer!

  1. Always use your Air-fryer on a counter which has space around for the hot air to circulate and escape. Do not use it placed near the wall. Make your Air Fryer your best friend and use it frequently.

  2. The products made in Air fryer are crisp and crunchy but not exactly how they are when deep fried. So expect that.

  3. It is great to prepare low fat meals. The meals prepared are not oil-free but very less oil is used comparatively.

  4. The air-fryer is very easy to clean up.

  5. The frozen fried foods are so conveniently heated in it without re-frying the food.

  6. All your fritters, fries and wadas can be reheated in it, maintaining the crispness of the food.

  7. There is no after smell of the fried food, in the house.

  8. You do not have to baby sit the food while it air fries inside the air fryer. You have more time on hand.

  9. It has multiple use and can be used for baking and grilling as well besides air-frying.

  10. It is definitely a smart kitchen tool. Keep a watch on my blog for more Air Fryer recipes.

Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode
Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode

How to make Air-Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode?

Aloo = Potato and Kuttu = Buckwheat Flour.

Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode
Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode

Refer to the picture above ⇑. Gather all the ingredients. Grate the potato and mix the ingredients and bring them together in a dough (not too firm). Divide the dough in 1-1&1/2 inches balls. Brush or spray them with little oil, all around. {Refer to the complete recipe below}.

Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode
Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode

Always preheat the Air fryer for few minutes. Then set the required temperature on the air-fryer. Place a single sheet of foil in the middle of the basket of air fryer and grease it lightly. Leave the sides of the basket clear. Do not cover the whole basket with foil or it will not air fry the food properly. Place the kuttu aloo dough balls on the foil. Air fry these and they are ready.

Placement of foil is not required for everything that you fry. It is mainly helpful when the food is slightly wet or soft to handle.

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How to make Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode

Learn to make Gluten free Kuttu Aloo Pakode in Philips Air-fryer. Easy and Healthy Recipe.
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2 -3
Author Sonal Gupta @ simplyvegetarian777


  • Potato - 1 large boiled + peeled + grated
  • Kuttu Atta / Buckwheat Flour - 1/2 cup
  • Ginger - 1 small piece grated
  • Green Chili - 1/2 small. finely chopped
  • Lemon juice - 1 tsp
  • Sendha Namak / Rock Salt - 1/2 tsp or to taste
  • Black Pepper powder - 1 fat pinch
  • Oil - 1 tbsp


  • Preheat the Philips Air Fryer for 5 minutes at 350*F / 180*C.
  • Take a bowl. Add grated potatoes, grated ginger, finely chopped green chili, lemon juice and rock salt and black pepper.
  • Make a dough with the ingredients. If it is difficult to make a dough then add little water or yogurt, 1 tsp at a time and gather into a dough. Don't make it a tight dough.
  • Divide the dough into small bite sized (1 - 1&1/2 inches) balls. Spray these balls with little oil
  • Take a piece of foil that is smaller than the basket size of the air fryer and oil it gently.
  • Place this foil in the center of the air fryer basket and place the lightly greased balls on it.
  • Air fry these for 12 minutes. After the 12 minute cycle, pull the basket out and turn the kuttu aloo pakode. Ar fry for 3 more minutes on 380*F / 190*C.
  • Ta da, air fryed Kuttu Aloo Pakode are ready.
  • Enjoy with Vrat ki Green Chutney and Vrat ka Chaat Masala. Links are given above.
  • Or break them a little and top with thick yogurt, chutney and chaat masala.

IMPORTANT NOTE - The dough can't be made in advance and kept for the use later. Buckwheat starts limping and loosing its texture as it sits with any wet ingredients in it. So make this with fresh dough.


    I am sure that you are excited to try these delicious Kuttu Aloo Pakode in your Air-Fryer. If you do not have an air-fryer and debating on buying one then, then go get the PHILIPS AIR FRYER either from amazon or your local store.

    These are healthier and right way to open your fast without gulping down so much oil on empty stomach. If you are organizing a kitty party during Navratri, then impress your girl friends with these perfect farali / falahari treat.

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    Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode
    Air Fryer Kuttu Aloo Pakode

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    1. Lovely post Sonal , I bought my air fryer 2 months back and really enjoying the healthier versions of so many fried dishes . Will definitely try kuttu Pakoras in air fryer too.