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Homemade Cheesy Pan Pizza Recipe

Pizza Recipe

Pizza lovers, here is the recipe of pizza. A cheese pizza! You need not worry if you don’t have an oven. This pizza can be made on a pan! Yes, you heard it right! So, leave all your worries and be happy. Just cook, take a bite of your favourite pizza. Why not make a pizza today?

People in India too love pizzas to be served as a meal in their lunches or dinners. Sometimes, it’s just that when you feel like eating something, you call over a friend and say “let’s have pizza”, You have done this many times. Isn’t it? I know a bunch of my friends and family members who would do exactly the same.

Pizza is famous fast food all over the world; it’s an Italian cuisine. Mainly, it is served as the main dish. It is a flat bread, topped by tomato sauce and mozzarella cheese. We can give it different variations by making it with various vegetables or adding chicken and minced meat and so many other things, yet the tastes and flavours are so tempting that you cannot afford to miss having it. Pizzas can be cooked in various ways — stone oven, brick oven, electric oven, gas oven, microwave and even on pan.

We need certain things to make Pizza. We have to raise the dough, double in size, by fermenting it, pizza sauce, different kinds of vegetables or minced meat and cheese. You can freeze the Crust of pizza and later whenever you want to have this fast food, you can make it. The ingredients mentioned below are for small-size pizza, you can double the ingredients for a bigger pizza. Now, not making you too much wait for the recipe. Let’s start….

How to Make Cheese Pan Pizza at Home

Servings depend on the size of pizza or your diet 😉

Ingredients

For the dough

  • 200 gm All purpose flour (Maida)
  • 1 tbspn instant yeast
  • 1 tspn sugar
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • 6-7 tbspn refined oil
  • lukewarm water

For Pizza Topping

  • Pizza sauce (scroll down for Pizza Sauce Recipe)
  • 1 sliced green Bell peppers (capsicum)
  • 1/2 cup sweet corn
  • mozzarella cheese
  • black olives (optional)
  • 1 big pan

Method

Here is How to Make Pizza Dough From Scratch

Pizza Dough Recipe
This is how the pizza dough should look like before fermentation

In a big bowl sieve all-purpose flour (Maida), in center make a place, add instant yeast, sugar and salt. Mix it. Then add 1 tbspn refined oil. Mix again. Now, add oil and mix all the ingredients together. Knead the dough nicely with the help of lukewarm water. Dough should not be too tight. After kneading cover the dough with wet cotton cloth.

 

Fermented Pizza Dough
Fermented Pizza Dough

 Keep it aside. It takes around 3-4 hours for pizza dough to rise. Wait for the dough to rise in double the size. Let it get fermented very well.

Pizza Crust Recipe

Pizza Crust Recipe
Pizza Crust Recipe

Once the dough gets fermented after 3-4 hours, give one punch to the dough so that it sets down. Now, take the dough, the whole of it, and start making one big round ball with your hands. Now, with the help of rolling pin, roll the dough in round shape, just like chapatis or rotis or flat bread. This flat bread should not be too thin, nor too thick.

Heat the pan for 2 minutes. Now apply water on one side of the raw pizza crust with your hands and put it on pan, this way it sticks to the pan. Cover it from the upper side and cook on low flame for 5-7 minutes. Check after 4 minutes and allow it to cook for some more time. Now, flip the pizza crust and cook for 5 more minutes. No need to cover it this time.

Pizza Crust
Your Pizza Crust Should look like this

After cooking properly from both sides, flip it again and spread pizza sauce all over, arrange sweet corn, sliced bell peppers and spread cheese all over the vegetables. Cover again from the upper side and make it like tandoor. Cook pizza for 3-4 minutes so that the cheese melts down.

Cheese Pan Pizza Recipe
Cheese Pan Pizza Recipe

Oh My God! You did it! The delicious cheesy pan pizza ‘made by you’ is ready to be served. Take the pizza on a serving tray.

Cheese Pan Pizza
Cheese Pan Pizza

Cut into slices and have this hot vegetarian pizza. It’s all yours! Well, if you want to share go ahead 🙂

 

Easy Pizza Sauce Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 big tomato
  • 1 bell pepper roughly chopped
  • 2-3 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 4-5 leaves of basil
  • 1/3 bunch of fresh green coriander
  • 1 tbspn olive oil or refined oil
  • salt (according to your taste)

Method

Pizza Sauce Ingredients
Ingredients for Pizza Sauce

Boil the tomato. After boiling, peel the skin and chop.

Tomato Pizza Sauce
Boil the Tomato

In a grinder, add chopped boiled tomatoes, bell peppers, green coriander, basil and garlic cloves. Grind it nicely.

Now in a wok pour olive oil and heat it. You can take refined oil instead of olive oil too.

Sauce for Cheese Pizza
Sauce for Cheese Pizza

Add all the mixture and cook for 10 minutes. The mixture will give nice aroma. when oil separates from the mixture.

Pizza Sauce is Ready
Pizza Sauce is Ready

Put off the flame and transfer the sauce in a bowl. Your pizza sauce is ready.

 

TIP: While rolling the pizza bread, keep in mind it should not be thick from the center otherwise it will be raw from the centre.

–> If you are using Instant yeast no need to melt it, you can directly use it to make the pizza dough.

 

— Recipe and Images Shared by Shumayala Khan

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