Mini pizza

Posted on July 22, 2009. Filed under: pizza, Snacks | Tags: , , |

So mini, so delicious. A delightful tea-time snack.
mini pizza

Cooking Time : 20 min.
Preparation Time : 60 min.

Serves 6.

For the pizza dough
250 grams (9 oz.) plain flour (maida)
10 grams (1/3 oz.) fresh yeast or 1 teaspoon dry yeast
2 teaspoons oil
1/2 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
For the filling
1 packet (200 grams) fresh mushrooms or 2 teacups cooked corn
1 chopped onion
1 chopped capsicum
1 tablespoon oil
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 chopped green chillies
salt to taste
For the pizza sauce
500 grams (1 1/8 lb.) red tomatoes
1 onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon chilli powder
1 teaspoon sugar (approx.)
2 tablespoons oil
salt to taste.
For the baking

5 to 6 tablespoons grated cheese

1 teacup white sauce

For the pizza dough
1. Sieve the flour with the sugar and salt.
2. Add the oil and mix well.
3. Make a well in the centre. Crumble the yeast and put in this well.
4. Sprinkle 1/2 teacup of warm water over the yeast. Wait for 5 minutes.
5. Mix the yeast with the flour. Add enough water to make a semi-soft dough.
6. Knead the dough for 5 to 7 minutes.
7. Cover the dough with a wet cloth and leave for 45 minutes or until double in size.
8. Knead the dough for 1 minute.
For the filling
1. Heat the oil and fry the onion for 1 minute.
2. Add the capsicums and green chillies and fry again for 1 minute.
3. Chop the mushrooms.
4. Add the chopped mushrooms, lemon juice and salt and cook for 3 minutes.
5. Drain.
For the pizza sauce
1. Chop the tomatoes. Drain the liquid.
2. Heat the oil and fry the onion and garlic for 1 to 2 minutes.
3. Add the chopped tomatoes, chilli powder, sugar and salt and boil until the tomatoes are soft.
4. Blend in a liquidiser.
How to proceed
1. Roll out the dough into thin puris to fit a muffin tray.
2. Grease a muffin tray thoroughly and press the puris inside.
3. After 10 minutes, spread a little filiing, plenty of pizza sauce and little white sauce on each round.
4. Sprinkle the cheese on top and bake in a hot oven at 200 degree C (400 degree F) for 10 to 12 minutes.
5. Serve hot.
Instead of the above pizza dough, you can straightaway use readymade pizza bread.

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