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4 Easy Hari Raya Snacks To Make With An Air Fryer

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June 16, 2020

I’m not all-knowing but I do know 2 things:

  1. Air Fryers are a total game changer
  2. Muslim food, cakes, and cookies are heaven-sent

If time is not on your side, or you simply have no idea what to make during Hari Raya this year, here are 4 different Halal recipes you can easily recreate with an air fryer. Especially if you’re just starting out in the kitchen.

Ready to go oil-free and guilt-free this Hari Raya? Keep reading.

Milo Krispies Cookies

Where there is milo, there you’ll find me. Milo is great on its own, but add it to your cookies, and bam, you get addictive Milo Krispies Cookies.

Image: Asian Food Network

To make 20 cookies, you’ll require the following ingredients:

  • 80 g Butter
  • 40 g Sugar
  • 100g Flour
  • 1 tbsp Cornflour
  • 1 stick 3-in-1 Milo Packet
  • 80g Rice Puffs (for coating)
  • 50g Dark or Milk chocolate pieces for cooking

The best part? You’re only 5 steps away from sinking your teeth into chocolaty goodness.

Directions:

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 170°C and line the basket with aluminum foil.
  2. Beat butter and sugar till fluffy fold in flour and milo to mix well.
  3. Roll batter into 10g-15g balls (depending on your preference).
  4. Slightly flatten the dough balls into a bowl of rice puffs on both sides, and then reshape them so they’re round.
  5. Place everything into the air fryer at a slight distance from one another.

Matcha Green Tea Almond Cookies

What’s buttery and chewy? It’s none other than these Matcha Green Tea Almond Cookies.

Image: The Hedgehog Knows

Heads-up Matcha lovers because you’re going to love this recipe which yields 17 pieces of cookies.

What you’ll need:

  • 35g Butter
  • 25g Castor Sugar
  • 50g All Purpose Flour or Top Flour
  • 1.5 tsp Matcha Powder (available at Phoon Huat, NTUC Finest Japanese section, Isetan supermarket)
  • A pinch of salt
  • 20g Chopped Almonds

Directions:

  1. Using an electric mixer, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. In another bowl, sift the flour, matcha powder and salt.
  3. Using a spatula, mix the ingredients in both bowls along with the chopped almonds.
  4. Roll the batter into a ball and wrap tightly in a cling wrap. Chill in the fridge for about 30 mins.
  5. Preheat the air fryer at 140 degrees for 3 min.
  6. Weigh the dough at 7g each and roll into small balls.
  7. Line the air fryer tray with baking paper and arrange them neatly.
  8. Leave it in the air fryer at 140 degrees for 10 min. If you like a cracked top, continue baking for another 3 mins.
  9. When it’s done, leave the cookies to cool for at least 5 mins before carefully transferring them to a plate.

Pandan Muffin Recipe

If you’re not a fan of Matcha but want the same pop of color on your dining table, these pandan muffins by Nur Filzah Akma are definitely worth a shot.

Image: Shopback SG

All you’ll need are:

  • 1 1/2 Cup of Milk
  • 1 Cup Melted Butter
  • 3/4 Cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg
  • 1/4 Tsp Pandan Flavoring
  • 2 Cups Wheat Flour
  • 1 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1 Tsp Baking Soda

Directions:

  1. Blend milk, melted butter, sugar, egg and pandan flavouring together.
  2. Then mix wheat flour, baking powder and baking soda together in a separate bowl.
  3. Add the two mixtures together and mix till smooth.
  4. Scoop in the batter into paper cupcake holders, filling about 3/4 of it.
  5. Preheat the air fryer to 150°C for 3 minutes.
  6. Cook the batter for 15 minutes and you’re done!

Tahu Kriuk Kriuk

Not much of a sweet tooth? This one’s for you.

Tahu Kriuk Kriuk (aka Tofu Puff) is the perfect snack for those in search of a spicy kick.

Image: Asian Food Network

Ingredients required to make 20 pieces:

  • 20 Small Tofu Puffs
  • 80g Tempura Flour
  • 1 Tsp Baking Powder
  • ¼ Tsp Salt

Directions:

  1. Preheat the air fryer to 170°C.
  2. Mix the flour and baking powder together, and whisk in the water to make a batter.
  3. Make a slit at the top of the tofu puffs and invert them. Pat them dry with a kitchen towel to remove any hint of moisture.
  4. Dip the inverted tofu puffs into your batter made in Step 2 and arrange them neatly in the air fryer. Cook for 12 mins until they’re crispy.
  5. Leave it to cool and serve with your choice of chilli dipping sauce.

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Here's wishing all our Muslim friends Selamat Hari Raya and we hope you have a great time with your loved ones!

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