How to make Cornmeal Crust Pizza -

This pizza has a base made of cornmeal and is absolutely delicious.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Cornmeal (मकई का आटा), Mozzarella cheese (मोज़ारेला चीज़)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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For more recipes related to Cornmeal Crust Pizza checkout Vegetable Quesadillas, Makai Churi Roti, Quesadillas, Cornmeal Fritters . You can also find more Snacks and Starters recipes like Wonton Rolls Sabudana Vada Patoli Cheesy Momos-SK Khazana

Cornmeal Crust Pizza

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Hindi: makai
Corn was indigenous to America, but is now grown throughout the world. It is used as a vegetable, briefly boiled or roasted or eaten with butter. And it would also interest you to know that the favourite popcorn, made by popping the small corn kernels, is a wholesome cereal food and is easily digested. Besides this, corn sees its use in various other ways – salads, soups, subzis and even sweets too!

Prep Time : 11-15 minutes

Cook time : 1-1.30 hour

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Cornmeal Crust Pizza Recipe

  • Cornmeal cooked 1 cup

  • Mozzarella cheese cubes as required

  • Olive oil for greasing

  • Vegetable stock 1 cup

  • Salt to taste

  • Crushed black peppercorns to taste

  • Fresh oregano sprigs 2-3

  • Parmesan cheese powder 2 tablespoons

  • Pizza sauce as required

  • Babycorns diagonally sliced 6-7

  • Button mushrooms roughly chopped 6-8

  • Mushroom ½ cup

  • Cherry tomatoes quartered 3-4

  • Fresh basil leaves 6-8

Method

Step 1

Heat cooked polenta in a non-stick pan. Add vegetable stock, mix and cook for a minute. Add salt, crushed peppercorns and torn fresh oregano, mix and cook till it thickens. Add 1 tablespoon parmesan cheese, mix and switch off heat. Set aside to cool.

Step 2

Preheat oven at 180ºC. Grease a baking tin with some olive oil.

Step 3

Pour some polenta mixture into greased tin and spread evenly. Keep aside till it sets.

Step 4

Put the baking tin on a baking tray. Place the baking tray in preheated oven and bake for 20-25 minutes.

Step 5

Demould and spread some pizza sauce over the baked crust. Top with some crumbled cheese cubes, baby corn, mushrooms, shimeji mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, torn basil leaves and some more crumbled cheese. Sprinkle some crushed peppercorns, salt and remaining parmesan cheese.

Step 6

Put the prepared pizza on a baking tray. Place the baking tray in preheated oven and bake for 15-20 minutes.

Step 7

Serve hot.

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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 www.sanjeevkapoor.com 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.