Pan Pizza Recipe - Famous Italian pizzas prepared on pan.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Whole wheat flour (atta), Soya flour

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snack

Pan Pizza

Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

Pan Pizza Recipe - How to make Pan Pizza

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Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : High

Ingredients

  • Whole wheat flour (atta) 1 1/2 cups

  • Soya flour 3 tablespoons

  • Wheat bran flour 3 tablespoons

  • Fresh yeast 1 teaspoon

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt 1 teaspoon

  • Olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • For Sauce

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

  • Garlic chopped8 cloves

  • Tomato concasse 1 1/2 cups

  • Onion chopped1 medium

  • Tomato puree 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns freshly ground1/2 teaspoon

  • Basil leaves torn6-8

  • Fresh oregano 4

  • Dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon

  • For Topping

  • Onions sliced2 small

  • Mushrooms sliced6

  • Mozzarella cheese grated1 cup

  • Red capsicum cut into thin strips1 medium

  • Yellow capsicum cut into thin strips1 medium

  • Jalapeno sliced2-3

  • Green olives sliced3-4

  • Black olives sliced3-4

  • Basil leaves 4-6

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons

Method

Step 1

To make the pizza base, put the wheat flour in a dough maker. Add soya flour and wheat bran. Add yeast dissolved in a little water, sugar and salt.

Step 2

Add sufficient water and switch on the dough maker. Add two tablespoons olive oil and work the machine till the dough is ready. Transfer into a bowl, cover with a damp cloth and set aside to ferment.

Step 3

Once the dough doubles in size add the remaining oil and knead. Take half the dough and spread it on a floured surface to fit the size of the pan.

Step 4

Transfer into the pan and cover the pan and set aside for some time for the dough to rise again.

Step 5

Meanwhile make the pizza sauce Heat olive oil in a pan and sauté onions, garlic and tomato concasse for two to three minutes.

Step 6

Add tomato puree, salt and freshly ground pepper and stir. Add fresh basil, fresh oregano and simmer for five minutes. Add dried oregano and mix. Take it off the heat.

Step 7

Heat the pan with the pizza. Spread half the sauce over the pizza base. Over that spread half each of onions, mushrooms, cheese, red and yellow capsicums, green and black olives and jalapeno.

Step 8

Tear half the basil leaves and sprinkle. Cover and keep the pan over a heated tawa and cook on medium heat till the pizza base is cooked and the cheese has melted.

Step 9

Similarly make another pizza with the remaining ingredients. Drizzle a tablespoon of olive oil on each pizza, cut into wedges and serve.

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