Thick Crust Pizza Base


Thick Crust Pizza Base

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Thick crust is always in vogue! With its spongy texture and mild taste, the Thick Crust Pizza Base is ideal to make scrumptious pizzas loaded with all-time favourite toppings like capsicum, olives, onions, corn, pineapples and more.

It also works very well with desi toppings like spicy chunks of paneer. The best part is that the Thick Crust Pizza Base is also easy to make, as you have to just roll the plain flour dough nice and thick before baking! No flipping, no patting!

If you are into making pizzas, you might also want to have a look at other helpful basic recipes like the Pizza Sauce and Thin Crust Pizza Base .

Thick Crust Pizza Base recipe - How to make Thick Crust Pizza Base

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  15 minutes   Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 2 bases
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Ingredients

1 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)
1 tsp dry yeast
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste
plain flour (maida) for rolling

Method
    Method
  1. Combine 2 tbsp of lukewarm water and dry yeast in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Cover with a lid and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Combine the plain flour, yeast-water mixture, olive oil, sugar and salt in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  4. Cover the dough with a wet muslin cloth and keep aside for 1 hour.
  5. Press the dough lightly to remove the air and divide the dough into 2 equal portions.
  6. Roll each portion into a 150 mm. (6”) diameter thick circle with the help of plain flour for rolling and prick each circle evenly using a fork.
  7. Place them on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 10 minutes.
  8. Use as required.
Nutrient values per base
Energy365 cal
Protein9.1 g
Carbohydrates63.5 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat8.2 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A88.1 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B32 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Calcium19 mg
Iron2.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium7.7 mg
Potassium107.2 mg
Zinc0.5 mg

Reviews

Thick Crust Pizza Base
 on 23 Nov 16 09:00 AM
5

This Thick Pizza Base when made at home came out and looked much better than the store bought one. Its so easy and quick to make as well.