Homemade Pizza Recipe - How to make Pizza, Dough and Sauce at Home?

How to make Pizza at home?

Have you ever wondered why most of us love Pizza? Well, there are numerous reasons. It never matters how you like it, whether it is a plain cheeze pizza or that is full of toppings, it's still a pizza. And pizza can cure anything. Even a heartbreak! And one more reason. It is easy to make pizza at home. You don't have to be a gourmet chef to master the art of making pizza. 

Homemade Pizza Recipe

So here is a detailed post on how can you make pizza, its dough and sauce at home. This step by step guide for homemade pizza recipe will definitely help you make pizza that equals some of the best on the planet. 

Ingredients for the Pizza Base

Warm water ¼ cup

Yeast 1.5 teaspoon

Sugar 1 tablespoon

Refined flour 2 cups

Milk powder 1 tablespoon

Salt ½ teaspoon

Warm water 1 cup

Olive oil 1 tablespoon

Preparation steps for the Pizza base

Pour warm water in a bowl. Add sugar, yeast and mix well. Let the yeast froth up.

In a mixing bowl add refined flour, milk powder, salt and mix well. Add warm water slowly and mix. Time to add yeast mixture and knead the dough until it becomes soft. Then add olive oil to the dough and again knead till dough becomes soft and smooth. We can use electric blender for a minute for better results.

Apply little olive oil on the dough surface to prevent it from drying. Cover it with cloth and rest for 1.5 hours in a warm place for a dough to proof.

After proofing, punch the dough to remove the air from the dough. Start kneading again to smoothen the dough. Divide into four equal parts and tuck inwards to smoothen the dough surface and apply olive oil once again to prevent it from drying. Rest them well for 15 minutes. Keep aside to be used later for making freshly baked pizza.

Ingredients for Pizza Sauce

Tomatoes 8 to 10 medium sized

Water 1 litre

Garlic chopped 1 tablespoon

Onion chopped 1 medium sized

Salt to taste

Kashmiri red chilli powder 1 tablespoon

Red chilli flakes 1 teaspoon

Mixed herbs and oregano 1 and ½ teaspoon

Black pepper powder ½ teaspoon

Ketchup 1 and ½ tablespoon

Olive oil 2 tablespoon

Preparation Steps for Pizza Sauce

Make a cut on tomatoes. Add into boiling water and keep the flame low. Boil till the tomatoes peel off and then switch off the flame. Remove the tomatoes and put them into a bowl of cool water. Peel the tomatoes once they are cool.

Grind the tomatoes into fine puree.

Place a large pan or wok on medium heat, add olive oil, chopped garlic, onion and sauté.

Now add tomato puree to the pan and sauté. Then add above ingredients to the puree.

Ready to use pizza sauce.

Ingredients to make Pizza

Homemade pizza sauce as required

Mozzarella cheese as required

Maize flour for dusting

Pizza dough balls





Sweet corn (optional)

Preparation steps for Pizza

Sprinkle some maize flour and flatten the dough balls with hand into a flat pizza base.

Preheat the oven at 250 Degree Celsius.

Use a plate and sprinkle some maize flour. Place the pizza base over it and spread the pizza sauce on the top of the pizza base. Sprinkle enough amount of mozzarella cheese and place the toppings as per your taste and preference.

Place the pizza over the hot baking tray and bake it at 250 Degree Celsius for about 10 to 15 minutes.

Freshly baked pizza ready to serve!

Sprinkle oregano and red chilli flakes on pizza.

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