How to make Pan Pizza -

Pizza made from scratch and cooked in a pan till the crust is crisp and the cheese is melted and gooey.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Whole wheat flour, Soya flour (सोया का आटा)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Pan Pizza

Pan Pizza Recipe Card


Oven fresh pizzas are great but this pan pizza is equally good, if not better. A multi flour pizza dough, slathered in delicious pizza sauce and topped with a mix of fresh vegetables, olives and plenty of cheese. Covered and cooked in a tawa till the cheese melts and the base is cooked and goes crunchy – this one is a delight for pizza lovers.

Prep Time : 1-1.30 hour

Cook time : 31-40 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Pan Pizza Recipe

  • Whole wheat flour 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 chopped 8 cloves

  • Tomato concasse 1 1/2 cups

  • Onion chopped 1 medium

  • Tomato puree 1/2 cups

  • Salt to taste

  • Black peppercorns freshly ground 1/2 teaspoon

  • Basil leaves torn 6-8

  • Fresh oregano 4

  • Dried oregano 1/4 teaspoon

  • For topping

  • Onions sliced 2 small

  • Mushrooms sliced 6

  • Mozzarella cheese grated 1 cup

  • Red capsicum cut into thin strips 1 medium

  • Yellow capsicum cut into thin strips 1 medium

  • Jalapeno sliced 2-3

  • Green olives sliced 3-4

  • Black olives sliced 3-4

  • Basil leaves 4-6

  • Olive oil 2 tablespoons


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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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

Chef Sanjeev Kapoor is the most celebrated face of Indian cuisine. He is Chef extraordinaire, runs a successful TV Channel FoodFood, hosted Khana Khazana cookery show on television for more than 17 years, author of 150+ best selling cookbooks, restaurateur and winner of several culinary awards. He is living his dream of making Indian cuisine the number one in the world and empowering women through power of cooking to become self sufficient. His recipe portal is a complete cookery manual with a compendium of more than 10,000 tried & tested recipes, videos, articles, tips & trivia and a wealth of information on the art and craft of cooking in both English and Hindi.