Multigrain Calzone With Cottage Cheese And Corn

Multigrain Calzone With Cottage Cheese And Corn

Prep: 1 hour 15 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Moderate

Course: Snack

Type: Italian

Calzone is a traditional Italian snack and here it is made with multigrain flour to make it more nutritious


  • Multigrain flour 2 cups + for dusting
  • Cottage cheese (paneer), grated 200 gms
  • Sweet corn kernels, boiled ½ cup
  • Fresh yeast 1 tbsp
  • Sugar 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Olive oil 2½ + for greasing and brushing
  • Medium onion 1
  • Green chilli 1
  • Medium tomato, chopped 1
  • Chedder cheese 20 gms
  • Fresh basil leaves 5 to 6
  • Black peppercorns, crushed to taste


  • Take 2 tbsps warm water in a small bowl, add yeast and sugar and mix well. Set aside to activate.
  • Put multigrain flour in a planetary mixer, add salt, 2 tbsps olive oil and mix. Add the activated yeast and mix. Add sufficient water to knead into a soft dough. Transfer into a big bowl, cover with a damp cloth and set aside to prove.
  • Cut onion into rings.
  • Heat ½ tbsp olive oil in a non-stick pan, add onion rings and saute.
  • Chop green chilli and add along with corn kernels and tomato. Saute for 2-3 minutes and transfer into a bowl.
  • Crumble cottage cheese and cheddar cheese and add to the corn mixture. Tear basil leaves and add along with and crushed peppercorns. Mix well and set aside to cool down to room temperature.
  • Preheat oven to 250º C. Grease a baking tray with some olive oil.
  • Dust the worktop with some flour and roll out the dough into a large disc. Use a medium size cookie cutter and cut out 4 discs.
  • Brush the edges of the discs with some water and place a portion of the corn filling in the centre. Fold the calzone into a semicircle and pleat the edges.
  • Place the calzones on the greased tray and brush some olive oil. Put the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes.
  • Arrange them on a serving platter and serve hot.