Herb Pizza Base

Herb Pizza Base

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Make your pizza base more special than the normal ones! this herb pizza base uses red chilli flakes and a horde of mixed herbs along with the usual ingredients like flour, yeast and oil, to enhance the italian touch. Top it with your favourite veggies, cheese and sauces, to create exceptional pizzas!

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Herb Pizza Base recipe - How to make Herb Pizza Base

Preparation Time:    Baking Time:  10 to 12 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200ºC (400ºF)   Cooking Time:    Total Time:     2Makes 2 bases
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  1. Put the plain flour into a deep bowl, make a small well in the centre and add the yeast along with 2 tbsp of water.
  2. Cover the yeast with a small inverted bowl and keep aside for 5 minutes.
  3. Remove the bowl and add all the remaining ingredients and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
  4. Cover the dough with a wet muslin cloth and allow it to prove till it doubles in volume (approx. 15 to 20 minutes).
  5. Press the dough lightly to remove the air. Divide the dough into 2 equal parts.
  6. Roll each portion into a circle of 250 mm. (10") diameter and 6 mm. (1/4") thickness.
  7. Prick each circle 4 to 5 times with a fork. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200ºc (400ºf) for 5 to 7 minutes.

Handy tips

    Handy tips
  1. You can also use a ready pizza base for any pizza.
  2. Fresh yeast can be easily purchased from your local bakery in small quantities.
  3. This pizza base can be topped with your favourite toppings.

Nutrient values per base
Energy460 cal
Protein12.1 g
Carbohydrates83.8 g
Fiber0.3 g
Fat8.5 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A95 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B32.6 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid0 mcg
Calcium25.3 mg
Iron3 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium10.2 mg
Potassium143 mg
Zinc0.7 mg

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Herb Pizza Base
 on 25 May 19 10:27 PM

Hi Tarla Dalal Team! Such wonderful collection of recipes! Thank you. Quick question reg this recipe - Do we need to dissolve the yeast in warm water seperately first, before adding it to the flour? Thanks!
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Tarla Dalal    No, you dont need to dissolve it separately.
28 May 19 01:04 PM
Herb Pizza Base
 on 11 Apr 16 10:08 PM

I just love fresh dough pizzas. I always made pizzas with plain pizza dough, but yesterday I made pizzas with the Herb Pizza dough. Wow! The pizzas turned out to be more flavourful ....very, very tasty. This recipe makes a perfect pizza crust, the proportions are just right. I used dry yeast. I roll the pizza dough, spread the pizza sauce and top it with onions, peppers, zucchini, paneer and corn, bake it in the tandoor for a while, then top it with grated mozzarella cheese and bake again till the cheese melts and there are golden brown spots on it. Just one bite into the pizza and everyone in the family said....Wow!
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Herb Pizza Base
 on 26 Mar 14 12:18 PM

I tried this at home and it has a completely different taste than those you get in the shops. Plus its home made pizza base without any preservatives..very nice.