Mexican pizza

Posted on July 29, 2009. Filed under: pizza | Tags: , |

A tasty, easy to make pizza.

Cooking Time : 30 min.
Preparation Time : 20 min.

Serves 6 to 8.

For the dough (alternative 1)
2 teacups plain flour (maida)
1 teacup whole wheat flour
4 teaspoons oil
1/2 teaspoon salt
oil for deep frying
For the dough (alternative 2)
1 1/2 teacups maize flour
1 teacup plain flour (maida)
3 teaspoons oil
3/4 teaspoon salt
oil for deep frying
For the topping
1 teacup red kidney beans (rajma)
1 chopped onion
2 tablespoons tomato ketchup
2 tablespoons ghee
2 tablespoons butter
salt to taste
Other ingredients
grated cooking cheese

sour cream or fresh cream mixed with a little lemon juice

chilli powder
chilli in vinegar (optional)

hot sauce

For the dough
1. Mix the flours. Add the oil and salt and make a soft dough by adding water.
2. Roll out thin rounds about 100 mm. (4″) in diameter with the help of plain flour. Prick lightly with a fork.
3. Deep fry in hot oil on both sides on a medium flame until crisp.
4. Store in an air-tight tin.
For the topping
1. Soak the beans overnight.
2. Next day, cook in pressure cooker. Drain and mash.
3. Heat the ghee and fry the onion for 1/2 minute.
4. Add the beans, tomato ketchup, butter and salt and cook for 2 to 3 minutes.
5. When cooked, mash the beans slightly.
How to proceed
1. Put the fried rounds on a plate and spread a little rajma mixture on each.
2. Spread 1 teaspoon of chillies in vinegar, a little hot sauce and a little sour cream on each puri. Then put a few olives and sprinkle cheese and chill powder on top.
3. Grill for a few minutes.
4. Serve hot.
Note:- If you like, use cooked corn instead of kidney beans.

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