Text version of Cheesy Veg Pizza
Cheesy Veg Pizza
Recipe Type: Appetizer
- For activating yeast
- active dry yeast – 1 tbsp
- warm water – 1 cup
- sugar – 1 tsp
- For pizza dough
- all-purpose flour – 2 1/2 cups
- <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span></span>salt – 1tsp</span>
- olive oil – 1 tbsp
- butter – 20 grams
- For Pizza Sauce
- tomato purée – 400 grams
- olive oil – 2 tbsp
- chopped garlic – 1 tsp
- white pepper powder – 1 tsp
- dried oregano – 1 tsp
- dried/fresh basil leaves – 1 tsp/few
- salt – to taste
- <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span></span>sugar – 1tbsp</span>
- For topping
- sliced black olives – 1/4 cup
- bell pepper wedges – 1/3 cup
- onion – 1/4 cup
- cheese – 100 grams
- olive oil – 1 tsp
Activating dry yeast
- <span class=”mceItemHidden” data-mce-bogus=”1″><span></span>take a cup(250ml) of warm water.add sugar,dry yeast.</span>
- mix well and wait for 10-15 minutes or until it becomes foamy.
preparing and leavening the Pizza dough
- take a bowl,add all-purpose flour,salt and mix well.
- add olive oil,butter and mix again.
- take the activated dry yeast,add it to the flour and mix into dough.
- next knead the dough on the dusted surface folding each time until soft.
- grease the bowl and place the dough.
- cover it up with a damp cloth and leave it for 3-4 hours or until the volume of the dough rises to double.
Preparing Pizza Sauce
- heat olive oil in a sauce pan,add chopped garlic and sauté for a minute.
- add tomato purée,mix well and cook for 2-3 minutes.
- add salt,white pepper powder,dried oregano.dried/fresh basil leaves,sugar,mix well and cook for 5 minutes on simmer.
- turn off the heat and keep aside.
- rinse bell peppers thoroughly and cut them into wedges.cut one onion and slice black olives.you can also use cherry tomatoes.
- <span></span>take the leavened pizza dough onto a dusted surface and knead again properly.
- cut into 4 equal parts.
- take one part of the dough and flatten it into a round shape with rolling-pin or with hands.
- grease the pizza pan and place the pizza base over it.
- brush the pizza base with olive oil.
- smear pizza sauce on it properly,then add all the veggies.
- add shredded cheese.
- pre-heat oven at 180°C and bake it for 12-15 minutes.
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