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Pesto Paneer Pizza

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Pesto sauce does glamourize this exquisite pizza.

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

Preparation Time : 6-10 minutes

Cooking time : 51-60 minutes

Servings : 4

Pesto Paneer Pizza

Main Ingredients

Fresh pizza dough for 2 pizza bases, Pesto sauce





Level Of Cooking



  • Fresh pizza dough for 2 pizza bases
  • Pesto sauce
    1/2 cup
  • Cottage cheese (paneer)
    200 grams
  • Olive oil
    as required
  • A little dry refined flour (maida)
  • Onions
    2 medium
  • Red capsicum
    1 medium
  • Cherry tomatoes
  • Mozzarella cheese
    100 grams
  • Black olives sliced


Step 1

Preheat oven to 200° C.

Step 2

Apply a little olive oil to the dough, divide it into 2 large balls. Roll in a little dry flour and pat into 4-inch pizza base.

Step 3

Halve and slice onions horizontally. Halve red capsicum, remove pith and slice into medium thin slices. Halve cherry tomatoes.

Step 4

Grate cottage cheese into a bowl, add pesto sauce and mix.

Step 5

For each pizza, sprinkle a little dry flour on a pizza base and pat it some more. Grease a non-stick pan, put the pizza base in it and pat lightly.

Step 6

Spread the cottage cheese-pesto mixture over it.

Step 7

Mix onion and red capsicum and crush lightly and spread over the cottage cheese-pesto mixture. Sprinkle halved cherry tomatoes. Break small pieces of mozzarella cheese and place on top of the vegetables. Sprinkle black olives.

Step 8

Keep the pan in the preheated oven and bake till the base is cooked and the cheese melted.

Step 9

Cut into wedges and serve hot.

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