Friday, December 26, 2014

Veg pizza( california Kitchen style)

Pizza is an oven baked flat bread generally topped with tomato sauce and cheese.It is commonly supplemented with a selection of meats,vegetables and condiments.Pizza is prepared fresh,frozen and in portioned slices or pieces.Many varieties exist and several similar dishes are prepared  from ingredients commonly used in pizza.Here I tried California pizza with different toppings..I'm posting this recipe in BM#47 under the theme kids delight Holiday special recipes..

4 cups all purpose flour
1/1/4 cups warm water
2 packages dry yeast
1 tbspn honey
3 tbspn good olive oil
2 teaspoons salt.

For the toppings
1 red or green pepper sliced
1/2cup fresh basil leaves
1/2 cup olives sliced
1/2 cup mushroom sliced
1 small  red onion sliced
1 small egg plant sliced
1/2 cup marinara sauce
1 cup mozzarella cheese
crushed red pepper flakes
1 or 2 tspns of Italian seasoning( just sprinkle on top)

  • In a bowl add water and yeast and let it stand a few mins( can see froth on top )
  • Slowly add dough ingredients to the yeast mixture i.e  honey,olive oil,all purpose flour, then salt and mix it well.Keep the dough at least 2 hrs in warm place.
  • After 2 hrs knead the dough again and keep for half an hr
  • Preheat the oven to 400 f .Drizzle another 2 tbspn oil onto a large baking sheet.Shift the dough onto the oiled baking sheet or pizza pan
  • Roll the dough into desired shape.Keep the rolled dough in the oven about 5 to 6mins( this is to cook the base perfectly.)Take out after 5 mins ,Spread little bit cheese n top of it.
  • Add marinara sauce on top of it.Sprinkle some veggies on it.
  • Sprinkle Italian seasoning on top of it,red chilli flakes.Finally add Remaing mozzarella cheese on top of it and bake it for 30 to 40 mins or until cheese melts.


  1. Pizza in all its avatars is usually a hit. You have a very colorful appetizing version.

  2. U r killing me with ur pizzas, just mouthwatering here..

  3. Super yum !!! Reading this At 3am in the morning , ur pizza is surely whetting my appetitive

  4. Love pizzas in any form and topping!..very nicely done..

  5. Lovely pizza and very nice topping.