I am very happy to reveal to you the secret of my perfect crunchy texture caramelized onion, which I use to garnish everything from biryani to veggie burgers, Stews, soups, salads and wraps. Use the air fryer crispy onions the flavour and natural sweetness are so concentrated it's addictive! Common A fraction of the oil and in a fraction of the time, these air fried onions are a Fundamental for us.

The Ingredients


  • This method works well with all thin onions Layers: white, yellow, sweet, red or even shallots would work.


  • Use a neutral, high-temperature oil, such as vegetable oil. (sunflower/rapeseed) or coconut oil. Ghee would also work.

Salt and pepper (optional).

Corn starch (optional)

  • You can mix it with the onion Add corn-starch or flour before frying for even crispier "onion rings".

Tips For Making Onions Crispy

  • Here are some tips for making them perfectly browned and crispy. Fried onion:
  • Slice the onion thinly and evenly with a sharp chef's knife or a mandolin
  • Don't fill your cart. I tried this recipe on mine Cosori 5.8 QT air fryer onions crispy that holds 1 large onion or about 2 cups of thin onions sliced onions without crowding the basket
  • Stir and distribute the onions every five minutes to allow them to cook uniform
  • Every fryer works differently, so pay attention to this Close the onions for the last 5 minutes and increase or decrease the air frying time. as needed

How To Make Crispy Fried Onions

  • Cut the onion into thin slices using a mandolin or paring knife sharp chef Cut evenly into thin slices with a knife
  • Place the onions in a bowl and add the ghee
  • Mix well with a silicone spatula
  • Put the onions in the basket fryer cooking time and distributed evenly
  • Fry at 180°C for 20 minutes, stirring and distributing evenly every 5 minutes.

Crispy Fried Onions

Crispy Fried Onions Make Everything Taste Better!

I love adding fried onions to the marinade when I'm making the marinade. Biryani. Just crush it with your palms and add it Marinated. They are also used as a side dish for chicken biryani and vegetables Biryani, fish biryani and chickpea biryani. Top with Pulao or Jeera rice these onions also add so much flavour and texture!

When making curry paste in recipes like Shahi Chicken Korma or mom's chicken curry, just use crispy onions instead of raw onions Discover an unprecedented depth of flavour. No need to cook them again, simply add the golden onion to the blender with the other ingredients. Smooth and creamy masala paste. 

How To Store Crispy Fried Onions


  • You can store these crispy onions air fryer until ready 4-5 days before (and store in an airtight container) or up to 2 weeks after in advance (store in the refrigerator). If you use them you can brown them in the oven. Or in the fryer at 190°C for a few minutes.


  • let the air fryer crispy onions cool and add them to the frying pan. A fridge Place in the freezer and freeze for 4-6 months.

How To Cut Onions To Get Crispy Onions In A Fryer

Peel and chop a large slice of onion and cut off one end and leave the other end JACK. Then, with a mandolin, cut the onion at its largest point (3 mm diameter). The mandolin allows you to cut the onion into round, even slices, which is useful even when cooking in the fryer. Carefully separate the rings before adding them the fryer.

You can likewise utilize a sharp blade to cut the onion. To make sure to cut the slices as evenly as possible.

How To Make Crispy Onions In An Air Fryer?

Preheat air fryer crispy onions to 300F (if preheat option is on). Available in your AF). Brush the onion slices with a drizzle of olive oil and place them Frying basket. First fry the onion at 180°C for 10 minutes and then reduce it Increase the temperature to 240°F and continue frying until crisp and cooked through. JACK Stir the onion every 5 minutes after cooking. For consistent heat, texture and colour it is necessary to shake the onion periodically.

Helpful Tips!

  • If you use a red onion, it may turn dark brown. Finally the onion. Yellow onions will turn golden brown after frying.
  • Cut the onion slices as evenly as possible. Or you can get it uneven colour and texture after frying. A mandolin is a perfect instrument to obtain equal slices. This will also speed up the shredding process.
  • A drizzle of olive oil before separating the onion rings from the onions. Slices. This helps distribute the oil evenly.