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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Mushroom and Spinach Pizza


Pizza Base Ingredients:
Water- 250ml
All Purpose flour/Maida- 5cups
Olive oil- 5tsp
Salt- 1tsp
Sugar- 2tsp
Yeast- 7gms

Topping Ingredients:
Onion small sliced-1
Capsicum/ Bell pepper small sliced-1
Mushroom chopped-1/2cup
Spinach chopped-1/2cup
Readymade Pizza sauce-1cup
Dried Oregano, Basil and Parsley-few tsps.
Mozzarella cheese-2cups.
Salt and pepper to taste.

Method:
Take a large bowl add warm water, sprinkle in yeast, sugar, salt, olive oil
and a cup of all-purpose flour. Mix well and let it stand covered for 10
minutes. Mix this yeast mixture into the dry flour. Knead this mixture
till soft dough for 5 mins. Set aside, cover with wet cloth for 1 hour. After an hour knead again for 3 minutes and rest it for another 30 mins. Take a lump of dough and roll into a pizza base. On the pizza base spread the pizza sauce, sprinkle pepper and salt and dried herbs as required, add enough toppings. Cover the pizza toppings with mozzarella cheese and 2tbsp of olive oil. Pre-heat oven at 450F and bake till base is crisp and light or about 10 mins.

11 comments:

Pavithra said...

Wow wow wow looooooooooks so tempting dear... yummy topping and my fav too really wonderful job.

Sangeetha Subhash said...

WOW!!Healthy & delicious pizza...looks tempting!!!Never tried pizza...

Gulmohar said...

I think there are so many ways to make pizza..:-) I make it in a different way..This looks very tempting :-)

Gita said...

Pass on that pizza please :)

Sandhya Hariharan said...

Never tried a pizza.... good to know you did it from scratch!!

A 2 Z Vegetarian Cuisine said...

I love spinach Pizza..specially spinach broccoli with ricotta on a wheat pizza base...will try it with mushroom this time..looks gr8

Bergamot said...

looks good...

Abhilash said...

I think you should show this to pizza hut...

Let them make some good pizza.

munchcrunchandsuch said...

am drooling..spinach and cheese is a great combo and they win hands down.looks like u r on a pizza baking spree

kittymatti said...

delcious! It looks perfect!

Shri said...

I love the combination of Spinach and Mushroom and the pizza looks really delicious!