August 18, 2012

Wholewheat Cheesy Pizza - homemade too ! Step by Step pics

Today, I must make an exception. And that is to publish a post without any words,although I couldnt do away without an intro. This dish has been my dream ever since I saw various other bloggers make a pizza from scratch. It did take me a while to get the wheels running, but I was glad I tried it.

And I did do it ! And guess what ? More than my kiddo who was mighty pleased with this weekend treat, I did a little jig myself. The pizza came out uber soft, healthy and delicious. I am running down the ingredient list, and the pix are, hopefully, self explanatory.


Goes to Blogging Marathon under "Meal under 30 mins" & Valli’s Mela under the same name. Also to Renuka's Around the world-Italian & Bake Fest by Foodomania, event by Vardhini


 Check out the other marathoners here.




Ingredients:


For the pizza base:



  • Wholewheat flour - 2 cups
  • Active dry yeast - 1 TBSP
  • Salt - 1/2 tsp
  • Sugar - 1 TBSP
  • Warm water


Topping:
  • olive oil - 2 tsp
  • Pizza sauce - 4 TBSP
  • Toppings - veggies - as desired + a handfuof pitted, chopped green olives.
  • Mozzarella cheese grated - 1 cup
  • Mixed Herbs : dried  - 1 tsp {I used a combination of oregano,thyme,Chilli flakes and rosemary}
  • Fresh basil - a few sprigs
Method - step by step pix as below ! Enjoy, and let me know what you love baking along with your kids !! 


Proof the yeast in warm water, sugar & salt fr 20 mins. once proven, add  flour little by little and make a dough. Rest fr an hour under clingwrap.


Dough risen after 1.5 hours


Rolout the dough on a floured surface into a round shape. Trim the edges and prick the base with a toothpick


  • Sightly oil the base with olive oil.
  • Spread the pizza sauce and start adding the veggie toppings


Toppings done


Top with shredded mozzarella cheese, dried herbs, basil & required salt.
Preheat 
oven to 180 deg C. line a baking sheet and place the pizza 
on it once its preheated.
Perfectly baked pizza after baking for 12 - 15 mins at 180 Deg C.




15 comments:

  1. Now that's one thing I won't mind having a second helping..looks so good..

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  2. Looks absolutely fantastic. Wish I could have a slice!

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  3. it looks super delicious...glad you have made it finally , but this is very addictive :)

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  4. the sweet thrill of home made pizza- yum I say and loved the colourful and festive look of it kalyani :)

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  5. The pizza looks delicious.

    I would like to suggest something. The font on the pics is too small and difficult to read. Please increase it next time :)

    Also baking time is not mentioned :)

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  6. looks so good ...loaded with toppings

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  7. What a mouthwatering cheesy pizza. Love your step by step pictures!

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  8. Great Pizza.Looks yum..

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  9. Super tempting pizza, wish to have a slice rite now.

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  10. Delicious and colorful pizza.. Looks tempting..

    Divya's Culinary Journey

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  11. That's one loaded pizza -- healthy & delicious.

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  12. LOve this Pizza totally mouthwatering

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  13. looks great, I love homemade pizzas .. we hardly eat them out these days

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  14. Yumm!! Pizza looks cheesy and delicious.

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Cheers
Kalyani

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