Making Pizza from Scratch




The below recipe will give you two medium size pizza

Ingredients for the pizza base :

23/4 cup of plain flour (maida)
3 tbsp refined/olive oil
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1 cup luke warm water
1 tbsp dry yeast

Dissolve yeast in luke warm water and allow it to stand for 20 minutes.
Mix all the above ingredients together and make a soft dough. It should be little sticky but not complete watery.
Allow the dough to rest for 4 hours. The volume of dough will be double.
Dust a clean platform with little flour and roll the dough in it. Divide it into two parts.
Roll out each dough into 1/2 inch thick base.

Ingredients for pizza sauce :

8-10 large tomatoes pureed
1 large onion chopped
5-6 garlic cloves crushed
1 tbsp ajwain/oregano
1 tbsp chopped parsley/coriander leaves
1 tbsp oil
1/2 cup water
1 tsp red chili powder
1 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar

Heat oil in a pan. Add onion and garlic and cook till brown. Add coriander leaves and mix well.
Add 1/2 cup water and bring it to boil. Add tomato puree, red chili powder, ajwain, sugar, salt.
Cook on medium flame stirring content frequently til it becomes semi dry and easy for spreading on pizza base.


For making pizza:

Spread pizza base on aluminium foil , spread out the pizza sauce uniformly. Add some grates cheese. Add vegetables and meat of your choice.
Add some chopped olives, the remaining grated pizza cheese. Add parsley, red chili flakes and bake for 15 minutes.
Pizza is ready to be served.

15 comments:

  1. Pizza looks great Soma...I too make pizza from scratch very often these days :)

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  2. Homemade pizza looks perfect and yummm

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  3. Lovely colors...looks very nice...

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  4. love the pizza topping. it looks so tasty..feel like grabbing some..

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  5. nice try and pizza looks yummy..

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  6. Hi
    What an easy way to make Pizza, I bookmarked it. going to prepare it.
    Thanks for sharing it.
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  7. Pizza looks very nice.. I too make at home..

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  8. My my the pizza looks very comfoting... I will be glad to have pizza for dinner!!! Splly your, looks heavenly!!!

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  9. Pizza looks fantastic and soo cheesyyy!!

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  10. Your pizza looks awesome..


    making pizza from scratch is awesome..but its a lot of work but worth every minute of it..in my house my hubby is pizza king he is the one wjo always makes it..almost every weekend you can check his recipe here

    http://preetyskitchen.blogspot.com/2009/03/vegeterian-pizza-from-scratch_23.html

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  11. OMG! It must've tasted great! Yummy! Scrumptious! Awesome! Tasty! Umyumyumyumyumyumyum!

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  12. wow!!nice and colourful pizza dear!

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  13. I too make pizza frm scratch n urs luk fabulous!

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  14. Lovely...My family also prefers the home made pizza :-)

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