Corn and Pesto Mini Pizza Video by Tarla Dalal

Corn and Pesto Mini Pizza Video by Tarla Dalal

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Small is beautiful! that's so true of these splendid mini pizzas, which are brimming with taste and health in every bite. The pesto used in this recipe contains basil, which is rich in vitamin a, and walnuts, a wonder food rich in omega-3 fatty acids. Walnuts are also considered a brain booster! what's more, healthy fibre-rich whole wheat pizza bases and an energy-rich corn topping make the handy and tasty corn and pesto mini pizza a nutritious treat! however, remember there is a lot of cheese in it too, so it should be enjoyed only in limited quantities.


Recipe Description for Corn and Pesto Mini Pizzas, Quick Pizza Recipe

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Makes 10 mini pizzas
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10 mini whole wheat (gehun) mini pizza bases
oil for greasing
1/4 cup grated mozzarella cheese

For The Corn Pesto Sauce
1/2 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
1 recipe pesto , see below
2 tsp cornflour dissolved in 1/4 cup water
1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
salt to taste

To Be Ground Into A Smooth Pesto (using Little Water)
2 tbsp chopped basil leaves
1 1/2 tbsp roughly chopped walnuts (akhrot)
1/2 tbsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1 tsp olive oil
salt to taste

For The Garnish
dry red chilli flakes


For the corn pesto sauce

  1. Heat a broad non-stick pan, add the prepared pesto and cornflour-water mixture, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute, while stirring continuously.
  2. Add the garlic, sweet corn kernels and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 to 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
  3. Divide into 10 equal portions and keep aside.

How to proceed

  1. Place the whole wheat pizza bases on a greased baking tray.
  2. Spread one portion of the corn pesto sauce on each pizza base.
  3. Sprinkle a little cheese evenly over corn pesto sauce n each pizza base.
  4. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 10 minutes or till the cheese has melted.
  5. Serve hot garnished with red chilli flakes.

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