How to make 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

Sanjeev Kapoor

This recipe is from FoodFood TV channel & has featured on Sanjeev Kapoor Kitchen.

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

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Mini Calzone

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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 : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 26-30 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Mini Calzone Recipe

  • Refined flour 1 1/4 cups to dust

  • Yeast 10 grams

  • Sugar ½ teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Milk 1/4 cup

  • Olive oil 2 tbsps + to apply on dough

  • Cumin seeds ¼ teaspoon

  • Onion , chopped 1 medium

  • Ginger , chopped 1 inch

  • Green chillies , chopped 2

  • Tomatoes , chopped 2 medium

  • Turmeric powder ¼ teaspoon

  • Cottage cheese (paneer) 100 grams

  • Mozzarella cheese 50 grams


Step 1

Take refined flour in a bowl, add yeast, sugar and salt and mix. Make a well in the centre, put ¼ cup water and ¼ cup milk, spoon the flour over the liquid and leave for 2-3 minutes. Then knead into a soft dough, apply some oil, cover and set aside in a warm place to rise.

Step 2

Knock back the dough, apply a little oil on it. Divide into medium sized balls. Apply a little more oil on the balls and let them rise again.

Step 3

Preheat oven to 200° C.

Step 4

Heat 2 tbsps oil in a non-stick pan, add cumin seeds, onion, ginger and green chillies, mix and saute till soft. Add tomatoes and mix. Add turmeric powder and salt, mix well and sauté for 2 minutes. Transfer the mixture into a bowl.

Step 5

Grate cottage cheese into the bowl and mix well.

Step 6

Dust the dough balls with a little dry flour and roll out into 4-inch discs.

Step 7

Take a little water in a bowl and a little oil in another bowl.

Step 8

Cut mozzarella cheese into thick strips.

Step 9

Place a generous amount of cottage cheese mixture on one end of each disc. Dampen the edges. Place a few mozzarella cheese strips over the cottage cheese mixture. Fold the other end of the disc over the stuffing to make a half moon shape and press the edges to seal. Press the edges with fork prongs to make a design and also dork on the top. Brush the calzones with a little olive oil.

Step 10

Grease a baking tray with a little oil, place the calzones on it, keep the tray in the preheated oven and bake 12-13 minutes. Check to see if they are golden. If not bake for further 5-7 minutes.

Step 11

Take them out of the oven, halve, place them on a serving plate and serve hot.

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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.