Homemade Pizza with homemade pizza base and pizza sauce (step by step with pictures)

While eating pizza at your favourite restaurant the idea of making it at home would have surely peeped into your mind. Most of you would have chucked the idea immediately thinking making pizza at home to be a tough job. But, here I am to change your perception. After reading the recipe you will hesitate going to market to have a pizza because making pizza is going to be your cup of tea. 

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Most people purchase pizza base from market for ease of making pizza. But believe me making pizza base at home too is easy. So, make pizza with home made pizza base and sauce. After all, fresh pizza base and sauce enhances the taste of pizza. 

INGREDIENTS

FOR PIZZA BASE:

  • All purpose flour- 1 cup
  • Dry Yeast- 1 tbsp
  • Lukewarm water- 1/2 cup
  • Sugar- 1tbsp
  • Salt- 1/4 tbsp
  • Olive oil- 3 tbsp
  • Vegetable oil- 4 to 5 tbsp
  • Garlic- 2 cloves

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FOR PIZZA SAUCE:

  • Red bell pepper- 1 pc
  • Tomato- 2 pc
  • Garlic- 4 to 5 cloves
  • Olive oil- 2 tbsp
  • Salt- to the taste
  • Oregano- Required 
  • Onion- 2 small size
  • Dry Tomato- 2 tbsp
  • Dry Kashmiri chili- 3 pc
  • Dry onion flakes- 1 tbsp

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FOR PIZZA

  • Mozzeralla cheese- 100 gms or as per u want cheesey
  • Olives- 10 to 12 pc
  • Jalapino chili- 1 pc sliced
  • tomato- 1 pc sliced
  • Green bell pepper- 1 pc, diced
  • Onion- 1 pc diced
  • Chili flakes
  • Seasoning- Mixture of Italian herbs,salt and garlic powder

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METHOD OF PIZZA BASE

  • Take large size bowl, add yeast, sugar and lukewarm water. Keep aside for 10 minutes.
  • Now add garlic mince, olive oil and salt. Mix it well.

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  • Now sieve 1 cup of all purpose flour directly in that bowl. Mix it well with spatula. 
  • Cover that bowl and give minimum 2 hours of rest. 
  • Keep the bowl in warm place.

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  • After 2 hour the dough will rise in double of it’s size.
  • Put that sticky dough on workstation/ slab/ chopping board.
  • Knead that sticky dough with the help of vegetable oil until it becomes smooth as you can see in the picture.
  • Keep this dough aside for half an hour with cover on.

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METHOD OF PIZZA SAUCE:

  • Take tomato, onion, garlic and red bell pepper in pressure cooker with one cup of water.
  • Cook it for one whistle.
  • Soak dry kashmiri chili, Dry tomato and white onion flakes in 2 tbsp of water for 20 minutes.
  • After one whistle, take out all the ingredient in bowl.
  • Peel tomato and red bell pepper.
  • Put all the soaked and boiled ingredients in the grinder.
  • Grind it well.
  • Now add salt, 2 tbsp olive oil and oregano.

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METHOD OF PIZZA

  • Take round baking tray. Give it a light coating of butter and all purpose flour.
  • Now knead that dough again. Divide into two equal parts.
  • Take one portion of that dough spread into the baking tray with the help of your fingers.
  • Keep the width half inch of pizza base.

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  • Now make tiny holes in pizza base with  fork so that the pizza base does not bulge like a bread while baking.

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  • Now spread pizza sauce all over the pizza base.

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  • Spread grated cheese all over the pizza base and decorate with toppings(olives, jalapino,  onion diced, tomato, green  bell pepper diced ). I forgot to click the picture of pizza base with toppings.

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  • Preheat Convection oven to 180 degree celsius.
  • And bake Pizza on 180 degree for 30 minutes.

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Your cheesy pizza is ready to be served. Enjoy with family and friends.

Sonali Anand

Sonali Anand

She is a propagator and patron of women empowerment and self-dependency. Through her writings, she wants to infuse confidence in this section of society so that they can emerge strong. Hence, she quit her job to start blogging as her full-time engagement. She provides counselling to women to start their career in different fields which vary from management to home science.

She is an MBA in Finance.
Sonali Anand

Sonali Anand

She is a propagator and patron of women empowerment and self-dependency. Through her writings, she wants to infuse confidence in this section of society so that they can emerge strong. Hence, she quit her job to start blogging as her full-time engagement. She provides counselling to women to start their career in different fields which vary from management to home science.She is an MBA in Finance.

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