Saturday, April 11, 2020

Homemade pizza and pizza sauce recipe..

Pizza dough recipe :

1/2 cup water
1/4 teaspoon sugar
1 and 1/4 teaspoon active dried yeast

Heat water+ sugar until warm switch off, take off from stove and add yeast and mix it gently with spoon, close the vessel with lid and let it rest for 10 minutes.

Plain flour : 1 and 1/2 cup + 1/4 cup
Salt : 1/2 teaspoon

Add 1 and 1/2 cup of plain flour+ salt mix it with yeast mixture. Add 1 table spoon of flour at a time and make a soft pilable dough.

Now stretch the dough for 5 minutes with drizzling oil and flour alternatively.

Spread 1/4 teaspoon of semolina inside the bowl and make 2 parts from the dough.

Tuck the dough for 1 minute and keep it on semolina .. drizzle oil over the pizza dough.

Rest it 40 minutes.


Medium sized tomatoes : 5
Chopped onion : 1/4 cup
Chopped garlic : 1 tablespoon
Vegetable oil : 1/2 cup
Fresh basil roughly chopped : 1 tablespoon
Oregano seasoning : 1/2 teaspoon
Sugar : 1/2 teaspoon
Salt : 1 teaspoon
Red chilli : 1 and 1/4 whole red chilli

Boil water and blanch the tomatoes for 5-7 minutes.

Transfer tomatoes to cold water bowl.

Remove the peel of tomatoes.

Add 3 tomatoes to small mixi jar add red chilli and make a puree.

Chop remaining 2 tomatoes roughly.

Heat a pan add garlic and oil.. roast garlic until it leaves the nice aroma.

Transfer 1/8 cup of oil to bowl and it's for drizzling purpose

Back to sauce :
Add chopped onion fry it for 2 minutes in medium flame, add tomatoes saute for 1 minute, add In tomato puree, saute for 3 minutes, add in basil , sugar,salt,oregano and cook until you get thick sauce consistency.

Sauce ready


Back to pizza dough

Heat a griddle in medium flame.

Take a pizza tray dust it with semolina and drizzle with garlic oil (which you kept earlier)
Gently take one pizza dough and using fingers give a shape (stretch it) and gently transfer it griddle (before putting pizza base drizzle oil on griddle and sprinkle semolina)
Cook base for 2 minutes and drizzle oil over it and gently turn over and cook for 2 minutes.

Take back the base and put it back in pizza tray.

Heat oven at 220 degree.

On base drizzle oil, apply sauce, add toppings (rocket leaves, eggplant,basil , capsicums) add mozerilla cheese and drizzle few drops of garlic oil and bake for 8-10 minutes until cheese gets cooked and little roasted!!


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