Easy Homemade Pizza Recipe (A Complete Step By Step Recipe)

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Want to eat pizza? Don't wait for the delivery man to deliver greasy and unhealthy pizza. With this easy homemade pizza recipe learn how to make homemade pizza dough, followed by homemade pizza sauce and finally assembling pizza ready to be baked in an oven.
There is no happiness beyond the happiness of baking a fresh pizza crust bread as the aroma of the baked bread and melted cheese will fill your whole house. While you love to eat this Italian delicacy, there is a health benefit of homemade pizza. It brings a lot of flexibility in the choices of toppings, amount of cheese and the sauces in it.
This recipe would yield 2 large (0.5 mm thickness) pizza which is sufficient for the family of 3 or 4. It involves a passive time of 40 minutes where you will have to wait for the pizza dough to rise and another 10 minutes of rolling and assembling the pizza so total preparation time has been marked as 50 minutes. Hope you are ready to make a delicious, yummy pizza at home of your choice.
Prep Time 50 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 15 minutes
Recipe Taste Salty, Tangy
Servings 3
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Ingredients
  

Pizza Dough Ingredients

  • 2 cup All Purpose Flour 250 grams
  • 1 tsp Instant Yeast
  • 120 ml Lukewarm water divided
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt

Pizza Sauce Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon Oil or butter
  • 1/2 tsp Black peppercorn crushed
  • 1 tsp Red chili sauce

Pizza Topping Ideas

  • 1/2 cup Bell pepper Sliced, Red, Yellow, Green
  • 1/4 cup Onion Sliced
  • 100 gm Cottage cheese Diced
  • 1/2 cup Mushroom Sliced
  • 1/3 cup Olives pitted
  • 1/2 cup Onions Finely chopped
  • 1 cup Tomatoes Deseeded
  • 2 tsp Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tsp Garlic Chopped
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Mixed herbs
  • 3 tsp Butter
  • 1/2 cup Mozzarella Cheese Grated
  • 1 tsp Italian pizza seasoning
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Instructions
 

  • Making Pizza is 3 steps process which involves making pizza dough for pizza crust, making pizza sauce and adding pizza toppings. This recipe is a complete guide for making pizza at home in the oven. So let's begin with pizza dough recipe.

How do you make pizza dough

  • Making pizza dough is the most important step and a lot of people are scared to do so because kneading the perfect dough involves a bit of effort.
  • Start with activating the yeast by taking approx 50 ml lukewarm water in a medium-sized bowl and add yeast along with sugar. Keep it aside till the yeast rises and forms the froth.
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  • Once the yeast froths, take another medium bowl and throw in the flour, pour the oil and sprinkle the salt over the flour, followed by pouring the yeast solution. Mix it with your fingertips so that the yeast solution and oil incorporates well.
  • Start adding rest of the 70 ml of water slowly to knead the dough. Initially, the dough will be sticky. Continue the keanding process for 8-10 minutes until you get a smooth, elastic and non-sticky dough.
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  • Keep the pizza dough in a greased bowl and cover it with cling wrap. Keep it aside for 30 minutes or until dough doubles in volume. After 30 minutes, take the dough out on a floured surface. Punch to release the air and knead it for 5 morminutes.
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  • This was the easy pizza dough recipe which can be made at home anytime.

How do you make pizza sauce

  • Heat oil or butter in a pan and sauté garlic and onion for 10 minutes on medium flame.
  • Saute tomato, add salt and sugar, crushed black peppercorn, mixed herbs and cover the lid. let it simmer for another 5 minutes.
  • Add tomato sauce and cook it for another 2-3 minutes. stir it occasionally. Switch off the gas flame . Cool down and store it in the glass jar. This homemade pizza sauce can last for 1 week to 10 days when kept in refrigerator.
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How do you make Pizza at home

  • When your pizza dough and pizza sauce is ready. All it needs now is to roll the dough to make the pizza crust and apply the homemade pizza sauce. Load it with lots of veggies and cheese which goes straight into oven.
  • Let's begin cooking pizza in the oven - preheat the oven to 220-degree Celsius. With the help of a rolling pin, roll the dough into a disc of 0.5 cm in thickness or desired thickness.
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  • Place the pizza crust on a greased baking tray. Prick the base with the help of a fork. Spread homemade pizza sauce on it and arrange all the chopped vegetables along with cubes of cottage cheese.
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  • Sprinkle grated mozzarella cheese & Italian pizza seasoning and olives. Bake the pizza at 220-degree Celsius for 20 minutes. Once done it will turn brown at the edges and cheese would melt on the pizza.
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  • Sprinkle some more seasoning and chilli flakes. Serve hot.
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Notes

Here are few other homemade pizza recipes to try –
About the Author – Sonia Gupta, the founder of Sonlicious, is known for her experimental healthy baking recipes on YouTube channel and her own food blog. She enjoys developing recipes, food writing, reviewing products and restaurants, and has recently started writing recipe books. You can follow her on: Facebook PageFacebook groupTwitterGoogle+PinterestInstagramYouTubeLinkedInBlog.
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Recipe Nutrition

Calories: 593 kcal | Carbohydrates: 78 g | Protein: 20 g | Fat: 23 g | Saturated Fat: 7 g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4 g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10 g | Trans Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 31 mg | Sodium: 1313 mg | Potassium: 502 mg | Fiber: 6 g | Sugar: 7 g | Vitamin A: 1593 IU | Vitamin C: 43 mg | Calcium: 179 mg | Iron: 5 mg

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