Pizza Twists

Pizza Twists

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Appetizingly good looks, mind-blowing taste and the yummiest of textures – these Pizza Twists have all that it takes to rank a snack as a blockbuster!

Strips of pizza dough are baked with a tongue-tickling layer of homemade pizza sauce, cheese and a few herby strokes too. The outcome is a fabulous treat that can be served as a snack, starter or accompaniment. Serve it fresh and warm to experience the cheesy, saucy feel on your palate!

Pizza Twists make a fitting accompaniment to soups , Tea , coffee , juice , milkshakes and goes wonderfully well as a side dish with Pastas .

Pizza Twists recipe - How to make Pizza Twists

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  50 to 65 minutes   Baking Temperature:  180°C (360°F)   Total Time:     21Makes 21 pizza twists
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For The Pizza Sauce
3 large tomatoes
1/2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 tsp dried oregano
1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
1 tbsp tomato ketchup
1/2 tsp chilli powder
salt to taste
1/4 tsp sugar

For The Pizza Dough
3/4 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 tsp dry yeast
1/2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
plain flour (maida) for rolling
3/4 tsp dried oregano
6 tbsp grated processed cheese

For the pizza sauce

    For the pizza sauce
  1. Make criss-cross on the base of the tomatoes and place them in boiling water and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes or till the skin begins to peel.
  2. Drain the tomatoes, cool slightly, peel, deseed and roughly chop them and blend in a mixer to a smooth pulp. Keep aside.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and sauté on a medium flame for a few seconds.
  4. Add the onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  5. Add the prepared tomato pulp, oregano, chilli flakes, tomato ketchup, chilli powder, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  6. Divide the pizza sauce into 3 equal portions. Keep aside.

For the pizza dough

    For the pizza dough
  1. Combine 1 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 30 minutes.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Divide the dough into 3 equal portions.
  2. Roll a portion of the dough into a 225 (9”) diameter circle using a little plain flour for rolling.
  3. Prick the circle using a fork at regular intervals.
  4. Apply a portion of the pizza sauce, 2 tbsp grated cheese and ¼ tsp oregano evenly over it.
  5. Cut into 7 equal vertical strips using a sharp knife.
  6. Place each strip on a greased baking tray lightly and twist both the ends.
  7. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°c (360°f) for 15 to 20 minutes.
  8. Repeat steps 2 to 7 to make 14 more strips.
  9. Serve immediately.
Nutrient values per pizza twist
Energy34 cal
Protein1.3 g
Carbohydrates4 g
Fiber0.2 g
Fat1.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A55 mcg
Vitamin B10 mg
Vitamin B20 mg
Vitamin B30.1 mg
Vitamin C3.3 mg
Folic Acid3.5 mcg
Calcium27.4 mg
Iron0.2 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium9.2 mg
Potassium23.9 mg
Zinc0 mg


Pizza Twists
 on 08 Jul 16 04:10 PM

Pizza Twists
 on 01 Jul 16 04:14 PM

Pizza twists.. all time favourite of the kids.. and it so crispy and crunchy.. When i made it.. it was over in minutes.. Just amazing recipe..