Pizza Dough

Pizza Dough

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Prep: 2 hours 25 minutes

Cook: 40 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Fusion

Follow this recipe and make the pizza dough at home


  • Refined flour (maida) 1 kg
  • Salt 25 gms
  • Fresh yeast 20 gms
  • Tomato pizza sauce as required
  • Mozzarella cheese 4 balls
  • Fresh basil leaves as required
  • Salt to taste
  • Black pepper powder to taste
  • Olive oil 2 tbsps


  • Take yeast in a small bowl, add ½ cup lukewarm water, mix and keep the bowl in a warm place prove, for about 15 minutes. When bubbles appear it is ready to be used.
  • Take flour in a mixing bowl, add salt and yeast mixture and mix lightly. Add 3 cups water, little at a time, and mix till the mixture forms a ball. Dust the worktop with dry flour, keep the flour mixture on it and knead for at least 10-15 minutes till it is very smooth and silky. Keep the dough in a clean large bowl, cover with plastic wrap or a damp cloth and let it rise for 1 hour.
  • Knock back the dough and divide it into 4 equal portions. Shape each portion into a smooth ball, keep them on a tray, cover with damp cloth and let them rise for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 250º C.
  • Flatten dough with your fingertips stretching the ends a bit. Roll out with a rolling pin and transfer onto baking tray. Put tomato sauce, 1 ball of mozzarella cheese, whichever toppings you like, a few fresh basil leaves on the pizza base. Sprinkle a little salt and pepper powder on top.
  • Drizzle a little oil top.
  • Keep the tray in the oven and bake for 8-10 minutes. Make more pizzas with the remaining dough in the same way.
  • Cut into wedges, arrange them on a serving platter and serve hot.