Cheesy Zucchini and Baby Corn Pizza Video by Tarla Dalal

Cheesy Zucchini and Baby Corn Pizza Video by Tarla Dalal

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Zucchini is always a wonderful value-add to pizzas because it has a very unique texture that is crisp, juicy and slightly buttery as well! It tends to lubricate every bite-ful making it more enjoyable and easier to munch on. This particular pizza features a stunning assortment of vegetables like zucchini, baby corn and capsicum combined with a luscious cheese sauce. Chunks of black olives together with a dash of herbs and spices makes the Cheesy Zucchini and Baby Corn Pizza extra special, all set to be savoured by a special someone!

  

Recipe Description for Cheesy Zucchini and Baby Corn Pizza

Preparation Time: 
Cooking Time: 
Baking Time:  15 to 17 minutes
Baking Temperature:  200°C (400°F)
Makes 2 pizzas
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Ingredients


For The Cheese Sauce
1 tbsp butter
1 tbsp plain flour (maida)
3/4 cup milk
1/2 cup grated processed cheese
salt and freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch) to taste

For The Vegetable Topping
1/2 cup thinly sliced zucchini
1/2 cup diagonally cut and blanched baby corn
1/4 cup sliced capsicum (red and green)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp dried oregano
1 1/2 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
salt to taste
2 tbsp sliced black olives

Other Ingredients
2 pizza base (200 mm. (8”)
1/2 cup pizza sauce
1/2 cup grated mozzarella cheese

Method

For the cheese sauce

  1. Heat the butter in a broad non-stick pan, add the plain flour and sauté on a medium flame for 30 seconds.
  2. Add the milk, cheese, salt and pepper, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring continuously.
  3. Remove from the flame and keep aside.

For the vegetable topping

  1. Heat the olive oil in a broad non-stick pan and half the capsicum and zucchini and sauté on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes.
  2. Add the baby corn, oregano, chilli flakes and salt and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
  3. Add the olives and mix well. Keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Place a pizza bases on a clean, dry surface, spread ¼ cup of pizza sauce evenly over it.
  2. Top it with half the cheese sauce, half the vegetable topping evenly over it.
  3. Finally sprinkle ¼ cup cheese evenly over it.
  4. Repeat steps 1 to 3 to make 1 more pizza.
  5. Place both the pizzas on a greased baking tray and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 to 12 minutes or till the base is evenly browned and the cheese melts.
  6. Cut into equal wedges and serve immediately.

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