Polenta Pizza Base

Polenta Pizza Base

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An innovative base made using the polenta. Polenta is a cornmeal porridge that is the traditional dish of northern italy.

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Polenta Pizza Base recipe - How to make Polenta Pizza Base

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Baking Time:  3 to 4 minutes   Baking Temperature:  200°C(400°F)   Total Time:     2Makes 2 servings
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For The Polenta
6 tbsp maize flour (makai ka atta)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
2 tsp butter
salt to taste

Other Ingredients
1 1/2 cups plain flour (maida)
1 tsp dry yeast or 2 tsp , fresh yeast , crumbled
1 tsp sugar

For the polenta

    For the polenta
  1. Put 3/4 cup of water to boil along with the butter, chilli powder and salt.
  2. When the water boils, add the maize flour and mix well with a wooden spoon or whisk.
  3. Cook for some time on a low flame, whisking continuously all the times till the mixture thickens.
  4. Remove from the fire and cool.

How to proceed

    How to proceed
  1. Sieve the flour, add the prepared polenta, yeast, sugar and enough water to make a soft dough. Knead till it is smooth and elastic.
  2. Cover with a wet muslin cloth and allow it to prove till it doubles in volume (approx. 15 to 20 minutes).
  3. Press the dough lightly to remove the air.
  4. Divide the dough into 2 equal parts.
  5. Roll each portion into a circle of 250 mm. (10") diameter and 6 mm. (1/4") thickness.
  6. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 3 to 4 minutes. Use as required

  1. Maize flour is made by coarsely milling dried corn. Maize flour or cornmeal is coarse, grainy and pale yellow in texture.

Nutrient values per serving
Energy384 cal
Protein10.3 g
Carbohydrates77.3 g
Fiber1.6 g
Fat3.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A128.2 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.1 mg
Vitamin B32.3 mg
Vitamin C0 mg
Folic Acid4.5 mcg
Calcium20.2 mg
Iron2.7 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium33.4 mg
Potassium164.7 mg
Zinc0.8 mg

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Polenta Base
 on 27 Nov 13 04:03 PM

Easy to make at home.