Pizza is one of the dishes that have really topped the Indian food chains. Pizzas are in high demand among the youngsters and kids. Normally in US pizza are often called as pizza pie. Pizza is an oven baked, flat shaped bread topped with variety of vegetables, meat, cheese and sauce. The variations have changed according to the taste from the normal standard pizza. Nowadays there are wide ranges of pizza with your choice of toppings. Pizza
originated from the Neapolitan cuisine and now the dish is one of the most popular dishes all over the world. Originally the Ancient greeks covered their bread bas
e with oils, herbs and cheese and the Romans topped with cheese, honey and flavored with bay leaves. Modern pizza originated in Italy as the Neapolitan pie with tomato and in 1889 cheese was added. It is said that in 1889, during a visit to Naples, Queen Margherita of Savoy was served a pizza resembling the colors of the Italian flag as the pizza was topped with tomato (red color), Mozzarella (white) and basil (green). There after this kind of pizza has been named after the Queen as Pizza Margherita. Preparing the pizza is simple but one needs to have enough patience for kneading the dough and baking as the preparation takes time. The bottom of the pizza is called the crust. According to your taste you can either make a thin or thick crust. The traditional plain pizza
was seasoned with garlic, herbs and stuffed with cheese. Normally in restaurants
, pizzas are baked in oven with stone bricks and while baking at home you can bake in pizza stone or a non stick pan. Pizza can also be baked directly on a barbecue grill. The authentic Neapolitan pizzas were typically made with tomatoes and mozzarella cheese. We shall learn to prepare the pizza on a pan. Take some warm water, add yeast, sugar and little salt and add a cup of all purpose flour (maida) and mix well. Keep it aside for 10 minutes. Take maida in a bowl, add the yeast mixture to the flour and knead to form soft dough. Cover it with a wet cloth and rest it for 1 hour. Knead again and rest for 30 minutes. Take a lump of dough, pat and roll into a pizza base. Use dry flour to dust. Add all the pizza sauce
and toppings. Bake till the base is crisp and light.
Summary: Pizza Base Recipe made easy, learn how to make Pizza Base Recipes at home.
- water - 250 - ml
- All Purpose flour - Maida - 7 - cup
- olive oil - 5 - tsp
- salt - 1 - tsp
- sugar - 1/2 - tsp
- yeast 7 gram pkt (quick raise ) - 1 - bag
- take warm water
- Sprinkle in yeast, sugar,salt,and a cup of allpurpose flour and mix. Stand covered for 10 minutes.
- Mix in yeast mixture into flour.
- Knead for 3-4 minutes till soft dough.
- Cover and rest for 1 hr.
- Knead again, for 3 minutesand resr for 30 min.
- Take a lump of dough, pat or roll into a pizza base.
- Use dry flour to dust if required.
- Add pizza gravy as required, add toppings,
- Bake in a hot (300C) oven, till base is crisp and light.
Cooking time (duration): 25
Diet type: Vegetarian
Number of servings (yield): 4
Meal type: snack
Recipe by Vahchef