The Complete Pizza Recipe
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Complete Guide to Making your own home-made Pizza Recipe
Recipe type: Main, side, Fast Food
Serves: 2
For the Dough
  • 1 pack instant yeast (approx 2 tsp)
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 cup warm water
  • 3 cups strong white flour
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • ½ tsp mixed dried herbs
Toppings of your choice but the ingredients for our favourite topping: Chicken Tandoori Pizza:
1 chicken breast, marinated in:
  • 150g yoghurt
  • 2 tbsp Rajah Tandoori Masala powder
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
Remaining toppings
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp greek yoghurt
  • Fresh coriander
  • dried chilli flakes
  • Cherry tomatoes, halved
  • Equal quantities of Mozzarella for Pizza and a mild cheddar
  • Dried mixed herbs to top
Prepare the dough.
  1. In your stand mixer or bowl, combine the instant yeast, salt, honey and warm water then mix well prepare the yeast and sugar mixture for the pizza dough recipe
  2. Add the oil then 1 cup of flour. Allow the mixer to combine everything well before adding the next cup of flour.
  3. Add your garlic and dried herbs with your second cup of flour. mix the flour into the pizza dough recipe
  4. Continue until you have combined all the flour and the machine has created you a nice looking Pizza dough.
  5. You may want to kneed the dough a little after you take it out of the machine.
  6. If you are not using a stand mixer then you will need to mix everything thoroughly then kneed.
  7. Then, place your dough in an oiled bowl, cover with cling film and store in a warm place for 2 hours. In this time you can prepare your toppings. allow the pizza dough to sit for 2 hours to rise then roll out
  8. After two hours the dough should have doubled in size.
  9. Remove from the bowl and place on a floured worktop. Roll using a floured rolling pin to the desired size and shape.
Prepare your toppings.
  1. For the Tandoori chicken simply mix all the marinating ingredients together in a bowl, add the chicken and leave to marinate for a few hours (even better, leave over night).
  2. Then grill the chicken and leave to cool. Tandoori chicken topping for the PIzza
  3. Grate the cheese and prepare your other toppings
  1. Place your rolled pizza base onto the tray you will put in the oven. We recommend your get a pizza tray which has holes in it to allow the base to cook, or a Pizza stone.
  2. Use a ladle to pour a small amount of the Pizza sauce into the middle of the dough.
  3. Add your toppings, in this case we sliced the chicken breast into pieces, topped with the yoghurt, then the cheese, then coriander then dried mixed herbs Top the pizza and bake
  4. Bake in a pre-heated oven at 180 degrees for 20-30 minutes until the crust is golden and the cheese is all melted
  5. Remove from the oven and brush the crust with olive oil.
  6. If desired you may also drizzle a little olive oil on the top.Brush the crust with olive oil
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