Halwai March 11, 2021

Ingredients:

• For the base:
• 150 g – white bread flour
• 150 g – wholemeal flour
• 1 tsp – dried Yeast
• 2 tsp – Olive oil
• 1 tsp – Sugar
• 1 tsp – salt
• 120 ml – warm water
• For the sauce:
• 1 – red pepper
• 1 – Tomato
• 1 tsp – Sugar
• 2 tsp – Tomato ketchup ( optional)
• 1 tsp – Oregano
• 1 tsp – black pepper powder
• 2 Cloves – Garlic
• Salt – as required
• Toppings:
• 1 tbsp – kale, finely chopped
• Few pieces – cooked tandoori Chicken or normal cooked Chicken, for topping
• 200 g – mixed mozzarella and cheddar cheese

Method:

  1. Dough:
  2. Mix all the ingredients together, to form a smooth dough and allow it to rise in a warm place, for 1 to 2 hours.
  3. For the sauce:
  4. Preheat the oven to maximum.
  5. Smoke the red pepper and tomato, until the skin is blackened.
  6. Allow it to cool.
  7. Remove the blackened skin and liquidise it, in a blender.
  8. Heat olive oil in a pan, add finely chopped garlic pods.
  9. Add the blended liquid
  10. Then add sugar, ketchup, salt and pepper. Allow it to boil for a while.
  11. When the sauce is nice and thick, sprinkle the oregano and take it off, from the stove.
  12. For pizza:
  13. Preheat the oven to 220 degree Celsius.
  14. Take the risen dough and punch the air back.
  15. Make two 15 cm diameter circles. Spread the sauce on top of it, sprinkle the cheese, kale and chicken.
  16. Bake it in the preheated oven for 15 to 20 mins.
  17. Recipe courtesy: Taste of Pearl City

Recipe courtesy of Ayeesha Riaz