Mini Calzone

Calzones are folded pizza. Mini calzones are the smaller version of them, making them easier to eat. With the scrumptious filling oozing out at every bite, this is a must try dish This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel

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Mini Calzone

Mini Calzone

Main Ingredients Refined flour, Yeast
Cuisine Italian
Course Snacks and Starters
Prep Time 1.30-2 hour
Cook time 26-30 minutes
Serve 4
Taste Mild
Level of Cooking Moderate
Others Veg


  • 1¼ cups refined flour (maida) + to dust
  • 10 grams yeast
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ cup milk + water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil + to apply on dough
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 inch ginger, chopped
  • 2 green chillies, chopped
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 100 grams cottage cheese (paneer)
  • 50 grams mozzarella cheese


  1. Place refined flour in a bowl, add yeast, sugar and salt and mix.  Make a well in the centre, put milk-water into it, spoon the flour over the liquid and leave for 2-3 minutes. Then knead into a soft dough and set aside to rise.
  2. Knock back the dough, apply a little oil on it.   Divide into small balls. Apply a little more oil on the balls and let them rise again.
  3. Preheat oven to 200° C.
  4. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, onion, ginger and green chillies and saute till soft. Add tomatoes, turmeric powder and salt, mix well and cook for 2 minutes.  Transfer the mixture into a bowl.
  5. Grate cottage cheese into the bowl and mix well.
  6. Dust the dough balls with a little dry flour and roll out into 4-inch discs.  
  7. Take a little water in a bowl and a little oil in another bowl.
  8. Cut mozzarella cheese into thick strips.
  9. Place a little cottage cheese mixture on each disc at one end. Dampen the edges. Place a mozzarella cheese strip over the cottage cheese mixture. Fold the other end over the stuffing to make a half moon shape and press the edges to seal. Press the edges with a fork prongs to make a design. Brush the calzone with a little olive oil.
  10. Grease a baking tray, place the calzone on the tray and bake in the preheated oven for 5-7 minutes or till they turn golden.
  11. Serve hot.

Nutrition Info

Calories 1413
Carbohydrates 53.9
Protein 141.8
Fat 70
Other Fiber calcium- 954.7mg