How to make Basic Pizza Base -

You can make pizza base at home very easily – just follow this recipe.

Sanjeev Kapoor

This is a Sanjeev Kapoor exclusive recipe.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Fresh yeast (ताज़ी यीस्ट/ ख़मीर )

Cuisine : Fusion

Course : Snacks and Starters

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Basic Pizza Base

Basic Pizza Base Recipe Card


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 : 31-40 minutes

Cook time : 11-15 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Easy

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Basic Pizza Base Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 1½ cups + for dusting

  • Fresh yeast 20 grams

  • Sugar 1 teaspoon

  • Salt 1 teaspoon

  • Oil 1 teaspoon


Step 1

Add 1-2 tablespoons of water to yeast and heat for 10 seconds in a microwave. Remove from oven and mix well.

Step 2

Put flour, sugar, salt and yeast in a bowl. Add sufficient water and knead into a soft dough.

Step 3

Add oil and knead again. Cover with a wet muslin cloth and set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 4

Sprinkle little flour on the worktop. Take a portion of the dough and roll out into a medium disc dusting with flour. You can also spread the portion into the disc with your hands. Prick the surface of the disc with a fork. Similarly make the remaining pizza bases.

Step 5

Grease a baking tray with oil.

Step 6

Place pizza bases on the greased baking tray, cover with a wet muslin cloth and set aside for 10-15 minutes.

Step 7

Preheat oven to 180°C.

Step 8

Remove the muslin cloth, place the tray in the preheated oven and bake for 10-15 minutes.

Step 9

Remove from heat and use the pizza base as required.

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