Here is the recipe to make pizza.
How To Make Pizza
For Pizza Dough:
- Maida – 2 cup (plain flour or all-purpose flour)
- Dry yeast – 1 tsp
- Water -1/2 cup warm water
- Oil – 1 ½ tbsp.
- Salt to taste
- Sugar – 1 tsp
- Water as required, to knead
- Grated mozzarella cheese – 1 cup
- Pizza sauce or Tomato Ketchup – 2cup
- Mushrooms – 4-5 piece (sliced)
- Chopped Onion – 1 medium size
- Chopped Capsicum – 1 small size
- Oregano / Italian seasonings / mixed herbs – ½ tsp
- Pickled jalapeños – 5-6 piece
- Chopped black olives – ¼ cup
How To Make Pizza
- Take warm water in Big bowl add sugar. sugar helps to activate yeast
- And then add dry yeast and mix well.
- Keep it to rest for 5 minutes or till the yeast activates and turns frothy.
- Then add maida, salt, and oil.
- Knead the dough adding water as required.
- Knead till the dough is soft, smooth, and elastic. and also bounces back when pressed. if not, knead another 5 minutes.
- Tuck the dough and form to a round shape ball.
- Grease the bowl with oil to prevent dough from sticking to the bowl.
- Then cover the bowl tightly with cling wrap or plastic wrap
- Allow to rest and rise in a warm place for about 1 1/2 hours.
- After 1 1/2 hours dough has raised and doubled in size indicating well fermented
- Punch the dough with fist to release down the air.
- Divide the dough into 2 balls and tuck them
- Place the dough on a dusted pizza plate or tray.
- Flatten the dough by stretching with both hands
- Leaving a cm or more and create a dent. this helps the crust to fluff slightly
- Then prick with the center of dough with the help of a fork to prevent the pizza base from fluffing up like chapati.
- Then spread pizza sauce or tomato ketchup all over.
- Also top with capsicum, mushrooms, onions.
- Top jalapeños and black olives.
- Then spread grated mozzarella cheese over the base.
- Then sprinkle some mixed herbs or oregano or Italian seasonings.
- Put this pizza base in a baking tray and place it inside the oven.
- Let the pizza bake 10 minutes at 250 degrees Celsius.
- Once done, take out the baking tray and slice the pizza.
- Sprinkle oregano and chili flakes as per your taste and serve hot.