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Pizza Recipe | Veg mozzarella cheese Pizza
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
45 mins
Total Time
1 hr
Homemade Pizza, its really Yummy!
Course: Dinner, Mains
Cuisine: Italian
Servings: 1 meduim size
Author: Rachna's Kitchen
  • Pizza base
  • 1 tsp instant yeast or 1 1/2 tsp active dry yeast
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 125 ml 1/2 cup lukewarm water
  • 105 gm 3/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 105 gm 3/4 cup plain flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • ¼ tsp asafoetida powder optional
  • 1 ½ cups tomato puree
  • ½  tsp dried oregano or 1 tbsp fresh
  • ½ tsp dried basil or 1 tbsp fresh
  • ½ tsp dried parsley optional
  • ½  tsp sugar or 1 tsp if the tomatoes are sour
  • ½ tsp paprika
  • A few turns of fresh pepper
  • 1 tsp salt
  • Topping ingredients
  • 200 gm mozzarella cheese grated
  • 1 yellow bell pepper cut into strips
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • cherry tomatoes
  1. Put the plain flour into a deep bowl, make a small well in the centre and add the yeast along with 1 tbsp of water.
  2. Cover the yeast with a small inverted bowl and keep aside for 5 minutes.Remove the bowl and add all the remaining ingredients and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  3. You might have to use two or three tablespoons of additional water of the dough is very dry.
  4. You will have to knead the dough with your hands  for 8 to 10 minutes.
  5. Form the dough into a ball and place it in a lightly oiled bowl.
  6. Put the bowl in a warm place for about 30 minutes or more until the dough doubles in size.
  7. Place the dough on a flat surface and using a little flour beneath and above the ball of dough and roll out the dough into a 10” circle.
  8. Tomato sauce
  9. In a pan, heat the oil. Stir in the asafoetida and the tomatoes.
  10. Put in the all the remaining ingredients, the herbs, sugar, pepper and salt and cook on medium low heat, until the sauce becomes thick stirring .
  11. Stir it continuous in between to prevent burning.It will take about 12 to 15 minutes.
  12. Allow to cool.
  13. To assemble
  14. Place the rolled dough in a pizza pan, a tray or a pizza stone.
  15. Spread the sauce over the prepared pizza base leaving 1/4” of the border uncovered.
  16. Sprinkle half the cheese over the tomato sauce.
  17. Arrange the remaining toppings of your choice over the sauce.
  18. Spread the remaining cheese over the toppings.
  19. Brush with a little olive oil all over the pizza.
  20. Bake in a pre heated hot oven at 220 C/400 F for 15 to 20 minutes or until the crust is golden brown.
  21. Slice it into piece.
  22. Serve hot with dip of your choice.