Pizza Dough and Base Sauce

Pizza Dough and Base Sauce

From   Firangi Tadka

Prep: 3 hours 25 minutes

Cook: 25 minutes

Method: Easy

Course: Snack

Type: Italian

Now you can make your favourite pizza at home with this recipe


  • Pizza dough / base
  • Refined flour (maida) 6 cups
  • Dried yeast (khameer), mixed with 3 tsps sugar + ΒΌ cup warm water, rested for 15-20 minutes 6 tbsps
  • Olive oil 3 tbsps
  • Pizza base sauce
  • Tomatoes, peeled and chopped 8 cups
  • Oil 1 tsp
  • Garlic cloves, finely chopped 4
  • Medium onions, finely chopped 2
  • Sugar 1 tbsp
  • Red chilli flakes 1 tsp
  • Salt to taste
  • Tomato puree 1 cup
  • Fresh basil leaves, finely chopped 2 to 3 tbsps
  • Fresh parsley, finely chopped 1 tbsp


  • Take refined flour, yeast and oil in a mixing bowl and mix. Add 2 cups water and knead into a smooth dough. Divide into 3 equal balls, wrap with a moist muslin cloth or cling wrap and refrigerate for 3 hours or overnight.
  • To make base sauce, heat oil in a deep non-stick pan, add garlic and onions and saute for 2-3 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and saute for 2-3 minutes on high heat.
  • Add sugar, chilli flakes, salt and tomato puree and mix. Cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, till the mixture reaches sauce consistency.
  • Add basil leaves and parsley and mix.