Mini Pizza Cups

Mini Pizza Cups

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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 .

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!

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Mini Pizza Cups recipe - How to make Mini Pizza Cups

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  15 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)   Total Time:     Makes 11 mini pizza cups
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For The Dough
1/2 tsp dry yeast
1 cup plain flour (maida)
1/2 tbsp olive oil
1/2 tsp sugar
salt to taste
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 cooked sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
salt to taste
1 cup white sauce

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

  1. Combine 2 tbsp of lukewarm water and dry yeast in a small 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 11 equal portions. Keep aside.

For the filling

  1. Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and onion 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 mushroom, corn 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. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. 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. Divide the filling into 11 equal portions.
  4. Fill each cavity with a portion of the filling and sprinkle 1 tbsp of cheese evenly over it.
  5. Sprinkle a little chilli flakes and mixed herbs evenly over each of the pizza cups and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 minutes.
  6. Serve immediately.

Nutrient values per mini pizza cup
Energy126 cal
Protein4.2 g
Carbohydrates13.3 g
Fiber0.8 g
Fat5.7 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A209.7 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B30.7 mg
Vitamin C11.3 mg
Folic Acid11.5 mcg
Calcium111.3 mg
Iron0.8 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium21.5 mg
Potassium112.4 mg
Zinc0.2 mg

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Mini Pizzas
 on 23 Dec 10 01:31 PM

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