How to make Basic Pizza Bread -

A basic pizza base.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from the book Italian Cooking.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour, Yeast (यीस्ट / खमीर)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Breads

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Basic Pizza Bread

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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.

Prep Time : 41-50 minutes

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Basic Pizza Bread Recipe

  • Refined flour 1 1/2 cup

  • Yeast 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 tablespoon


Step 1

Heat one-fourth cup of water till warm. Mix yeast with warm water and sugar in a bowl and set aside until frothy. Add yeast mixture to the refined flour.

Step 2

Add salt and oil and mix well. Add approximately half a cup of water and knead into a soft dough. Cover the dough with a damp cloth and leave to rest in a warm place for about forty-five minutes, or until the dough is approximately double in size.

Step 3

Knead the dough again, cover with a damp cloth, and leave to stand for ten to fifteen minutes. Preheat the oven to 200°C. Grease a baking tray. Divide pizza dough into two portions. Roll out each portion into six-inch rounds. Prick all over with a fork. Place the pizza bases on the baking tray and bake for eight minutes.

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MasterChef Sanjeev Kapoor

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