Pizza can be made with various different toppings and styles. You can buy half baked pizza base from the market and bake it with different toppings. But pizza made with Pizza Dough and Mozzarella Cheese is extremely tasty and worthy of effort you put to make one.
Ingredients for Pizza Dough
- 3 Cups All-purpose flour
- 2-3 Tablespoons Oil
- 2 teaspoons yeast
- 2 Teaspoons Sugar
- 2 Teaspoons Salt
- 2-3 cups warm water
Ingredients for Pizza Toppings
- Pizza Tomato Sauce – 4 tablespoons.
- Mozzarella Cheese – 50 gms.
- Black Pepper – 1/4 teaspoon.
- Olive Oil – 1 tablespoon.
- Green peppers
- Any toppings Of Your Choice
- Italian Herbs/Pizza Herbs
Yeast mixed with Maida flour (dough) is prepared 2-3 hours in advance to make Pizza at home. You can prepare an extra quantity of dough and store it in your refrigerator, which can be brought into use for the next 5-6 days. You can also store the dough in the freezer and whenever you want to make a Pizza, just take it out from the freezer and frost it to make a Pizza instantly.
Pizza Dough Recipe
Yeast is the main ingredient to make dough for Pizza Base. You can either use Dry Active Yeast or Fresh Home-Made Yeast.
Take lukewarm water and fill it with 1 tablespoon yeast till the top. Add sugar to it and cover the bowl for 2-3 minutes.
Take the flour in a separate plate, add Oil, and Salt to it. Mix them well. Knead the Flour mix thoroughly with the yeast water for about 5-7 minutes until it gets smooth. Grease the smooth dough with some oil and keep it away for about 2-3 hours covered with a fresh clean towel. Place the bowl at a warm place. Within 2-3 hours the dough will rise up and get double in quantity. Pizza dough is ready to make Pizza.
Method – How to make Pizza
Take the Pizza dough and roll it with hands in a round shape. Dust it with a little dry flour and roll it into 10 inch round disc on a rolling board. The Pizza base should be thick from the corners.
Get The Toppings Ready ( Topping of your choice)
Preheat the Oven at 232* Celsius for 20 minutes or 400* Fahrenheit.
Spread some dry Flour on the Pizza baking tray and put the Pizza base in it. Top up the Pizza Base with Tomato Sauce leaving about 1 c.m space at the corners. Spread the Sauce evenly in all directions. Now place the toppings at little distance from each other on the Tomato sauce, followed by spreading the grated Mozzarella Cheese over the Toppings in all directions. Sprinkle freshly grounded Black pepper and Other Italian herbs over the Mozzarella Cheese. You can also spread little Oil on all the corners.
You can create the topping according to your taste and preferences. Just keep in mind that the vegetables should not be extremely moist, else the base will not get crispy.
Put the tray inside the preheated oven and set the temperature at 232* Celsius for 20 minutes or 400* Fahrenheit. the Crispy and tasty Pizza is ready. Cut the Pizza into slices from the center and serve it hot.
Pizza Sauce Recipe (Optional Can Buy At Store)
Ingredients to make Pizza Tomato Sauce
- Tomato – 4-5
- Salt – 1/4 teaspoon.
- Black Pepper – 2 pinches.
- Tulsi (Basil) Leaves- 6-7
- Olive Oil or Butter – 2 tablespoon.
Method- How to make Pizza Sauce
Wash and cut the tomatoes into small pieces and make a paste.
Heat Olive Oil in a small pan and put Salt, Tomato Paste, Black Pepper, Tulsi Leaves, and cook it till a thick paste is formed. Pizza Tomato Sauce is ready.
You Can Put Any Toppings You want on your pizza
You can Buy naan bread or pizza base at the store and put toppings and other stuff on if you do not want to make pizza dough
You can buy pizza sauce at the store
if you have Italian seasoning then add that instead of basil and oregano