How to make Mexican Pizza -

A quick and easy Pizza recipe inspired from the flavours of Mexico

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Dough, Cornmeal (मकई का आटा)

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters


Mexican Pizza

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Fusion cuisine is one that combines elements of different culinary traditions. Cuisines of this type are not categorized according to any one particular cuisine style and have played a part in a number of innovations.
Fusion food is a general term for the combination of various forms of cookery and comes in several forms.  

Prep Time : 8-10 hour

Cook time : 16-20 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Moderate

Taste : Tangy

Ingredients for Mexican Pizza Recipe

  • Dough

  • Cornmeal 3 tablespoons

  • Refined flour 2 tablespo for dusting

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Carom seeds a pinch

  • Salt to taste

  • Red chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon

  • Oil 2 tablespoons

  • Stuffing

  • Red kidney beans (rajma) boiled 1 cup

  • Butter as required

  • Medium onion chopped 1

  • Turmeric powder 1/4 teaspoon

  • Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

  • Red chilli powder 1 teaspoon

  • Salt to taste

  • Tomato ketchup 1/4 cup + to serve

  • Pizza sauce 3 tablespoons

  • Mozzarella cheese grated 1/4 cup

Method

Step 1

To prepare the dough, take cornmeal in a bowl, add refined flour, turmeric powder, carom seeds, salt, red chilli powder and 1 tbsp oil in a bowl. Add water gradually and knead into medium soft dough like that for roti. Add remaining oil and mix well. Set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 2

and sauté on medium heat till lightly browned.

Step 3

Mash the boiled rajma with a masher, add to the onion in the pan and mix well. Add turmeric powder, garlic, red chilli powder, salt and ¼ cup tomato ketchup and mix well. Add 3 tbsps water, mix well and cook on medium heat for 2-3 minutes. Set aside to cool.

Step 4

Divide dough into 2 equal portions and shape them into balls. Dust each ball with dry flour, place on the worktop and roll into thin rotis.

Step 5

Heat a shallow non-stick pan, place one roti at a time in it, apply some butter on it and flip. Apply some butter on the other side too and cook, turning sides till light golden brown specs appear on both sides.

Step 6

Spread a thick layer of stuffing on one roti, place the other roti on top. Apply pizza sauce evenly on top and top it with mozzarella cheese. Cover and cook on low heat till base become hard and the cheese melts.

Step 7

Transfer pizza on the worktop and cut into wedges with a pizza slicer. Transfer the wedges on a serving plate and serve hot with tomato ketchup.

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