5 grain base

Posted on July 23, 2009. Filed under: pizza | Tags: |

A nutritious alternative for the regular refined flour base.

Makes 2 bases.

Ingredients
1/4 cup maize flour (makai ka atta)
1/4 cup jowar flour
1/4 cup millet flour (bajra)
1/4 cup whole wheat flour (gehun ka atta)
1 cup plain flour (maida)
2 teaspoons (10 grams) fresh yeast, crumbled
1 teaspoon sugar
1 tablespoon olive oil or oil
1 teaspoon salt
Procedure
1. Combine all the ingredients except the oilve oil in a bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water until it is smooth and elastic.
2. Add the olive oil and knead again.
3. Cover the dough with a wet muslin cloth and allow it to prove till it doubles in volume (approx 15 to 20 minutes).
4. Press the dough lightly to remove the air.
5. Divide the dough into 2 equal parts.
6. Roll each portion into a circle of 250 mm. (10″) diameter and 6 mm. (1/4″) thickness.
7. Use as required.
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