Mini Pizza Cups

Mini Pizza Cups

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mini pizza cups recipe | baked pizza cups | Indian style pizza cups |

In mini pizza cups, muffin moulds are lined with pizza dough and baked with a topping of luscious white sauce based, veggie-packed mixture, pizza sauce, seasonings and of course, cheese – basically, all the usual pizza works! Voila, when you open the oven, you will find scrumptious Mini Pizza Cups waiting to be devoured!

mini bread pizza cups are a good choice if you are missing pizzas in a party menu? Well, worry not, turn your favourite dish into an handy format, which can be served on any occasion as a starter or as a snack. Learn how to make mini garlic bread pizza cups.

To make mini pizza cups, make a dough using maida, salt and sugar-water mixture. Allow it to prove for an hour. Then to make the filling, heat oil and saute garlic, onions and capsicum. Add mushrooms, sweet corn and salt and cook for about 3 minutes. Add white sauce and cook for 2 minutes. Divide dough into 11 equal portions and roll each portion into a 3” circle. Muffin moulds are lined with these rolled pizza dough and baked with a topping of luscious white sauce based, veggie-packed mixture, pizza sauce, seasonings and of course, cheese – basically, all the usual pizza works! Voila, when you open the oven, you will find scrumptious baked pizza cups are waiting to be devoured!

For the filling of these easy pizza cups don’t make the white sauce very thin, else the filling will become runny. If you don’t like mushrooms, you can replace it with carrots and broccoli. Sweet Corn can also be replaced with baby corn.

For the dough of the mini garlic bread pizza cups, ensure that the dry yeast packet has been recently opened. If you use dry yeast from a packet which has been opened long time back, the dough might not rise well. Ensure you use Luke warm water to activate the yeast.

Also learn How to make Pizza sauce for topping these mini pizza cups.

You can also try other variants of pizza like Pizza Burger Bowl or Pizza Puff.

Enjoy mini pizza cups recipe | baked pizza cups | Indian style pizza cups | for kid’s birthday party, kitty birthday party or even for small get-togethers.

Mini Pizza Cups recipe - How to make Mini Pizza Cups

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  20 to 25 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     Makes 11 mini pizza cups

Ingredients


For The Dough
1/2 tsp dry yeast
1/2 tsp sugar
1 cup plain flour (maida)
plain flour (maida) for rolling

For The Filling
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1 cup finely chopped mushrooms (khumbh)
1/2 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
salt to taste
1 cup white sauce

Other Ingredients For Mini Pizza Cups
1/2 cup pizza sauce
3/4 cup grated processed cheese
dry red chilli flakes (paprika) for sprinkling
dried mixed herbs for sprinkling

Method
For the dough

    For the dough
  1. Combine dry yeast, sugar and 2 tbsp of lukewarm water in a small bowl and mix well.
  2. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Combine the plain flour, yeast-sugar mixture in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  4. Cover the dough with a damp muslin cloth and keep aside for 1 hour.
  5. Press the dough lightly to remove the air and divide the dough into 11 equal portions. Keep aside.

For the filling

    For the filling
  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  2. Add the capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the mushrooms, sweet corn kernels and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the white sauce, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  5. Divide the filling into 11 equal portion and keep aside.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. To make mini pizza cups, roll each portion of the dough into a 75 mm. (3”) diameter circle using some plain flour for rolling.
  2. Press each rolled portion of the dough into the cavities of a greased muffin tray. Keep aside.
  3. Fill each cavity with 2 tsp of pizza sauce and portion of the prepared filling.
  4. Sprinkle 1 tbsp of cheese, little chilli flakes and little mixed herbs evenly in each pizza cup and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 to 20 minutes.
  5. Serve the mini pizza cups immediately.
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Reviews

Mini Pizza Cups
 on 10 Sep 20 01:08 AM
5

Dont we need to proof them after shaping n filling, means 2nd proofing?
Tarla Dalal
16 Oct 20 02:53 PM
   No, second proofing is not necessary.
Mini Pizza Cups
 on 13 Aug 20 02:36 PM
5

what can be used as an alternate for yeast and what should be the consistency of white sauce?
Tarla Dalal
16 Oct 20 02:54 PM
   There is not substitute to yeast. The consistency of the white sauce should be medium - not too thin and not too thick.
Mini Pizza Cups
 on 26 Jul 20 07:28 AM
5

Can we take wheat flour instead of Plain flour
Tarla Dalal
05 Aug 20 09:50 PM
   Hi, yes you can use whole wheat flour.
Mini Pizza Cups
 on 16 Jun 20 04:55 PM
5

Can these be frozen?
Tarla Dalal
21 Jun 20 11:18 AM
   hi, it will get soggy if frozen
Mini Pizzas
 on 23 Dec 10 01:31 PM
5

they are so cute looking! makes for great finger food and kids love it them as well! thanks for the recipe.