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Pizza Base Recipe | How To Prepare Pizza Dough At Home

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Pizza Base is the most required part of making the whole pizza. What is the need to buy a pizza base from outside when we can easily make one at home. The pizza base is prepared by kneading the maida mixture with other ingredients.

Pizza base is allowed it to rest for 2-3 hours and then kneaded into a base. The method of kneading the dough is considered significant here. The texture of the dough or base depends on the way it is kneaded.

Pizza base can be used further by adding any kind of toppings you would like. So if you would like try try our method of preparing a pizza dough, learn how to make the pizza base by watching our video and following our recipe step-by-step procedure.

Pizza Base Recipe
PIZZA BASE RECIPE | HOW TO PREPARE PIZZA BASE AT HOME | PIZZA DOUGH RECIPE |
Pizza Base Recipe | How To Prepare Pizza Base At Home | Pizza Dough Recipe
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
2H0M
Total Time
2 Hours20 Mins

Recipe By: Meena Bhandari

Recipe Type: Base

Serves: 10

Ingredients
  • Maida - 3 cups (360 g) + for dusting

    Water - 1 cup (warm)

    Dry active yeast - 2 tbsp

    Sugar - 1/4th tsp

    Salt - 1/4th tbsp

    Olive oil - 2 tbsp + for greasing

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How to Prepare
  • 1. Add warm water in a large bowl.

    2. Add quarter tablespoon of sugar and mix well.

    3. Add 2 tablespoons of dry yeast and mix well.

    4. Cover the bowl with a plate.

    5. Allow it to rest for 10 minutes, until the solution becomes frothy and forms bubbles.

    6. Once done, open the plate and add 1 cup of maida to it.

    7. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of salt. Mix well.

    8. Then, add another cup of maida and mix it well.

    9. Add the last cup of maida and mix again.

    10. Further, add warm water little by little and start mixing it.

    11. Then, use your hands to knead it for 2 minutes and keep it aside.

    12. Now, sprinkle some flour on the surface (or on a board).

    13. Transfer the unfinished kneaded dough onto the surface.

    14. Divide the dough into 2 equal parts, as it will be easy to attain the smooth consistency.

    15. Take one and start to knead it with your hands.

    16. Repeat the same for the other half of the dough.

    17. Once done, combine the two separated dough balls.

    18. Further, knead it again for 8 to 10 minutes by pressing it down and outward.

    19. Transfer it into a large bowl and brush it with olive oil.

    20. Cover the bowl with a cloth and let it rest for 2 hours.

    21. Once the dough has rested, remove the cloth and knead it once more.

    22. Then, transfer it onto the flour-dusted surface.

    23. Divide the dough into equal parts.

    24. Take one and roll it into a round shape.

    25. Place it on the greased pan and fix its rim to the edges of the pan.

    26. Further, toppings can be added and baked in the oven.

Instructions
  • Make sure to use warm water while mixing the dough. Allow the yeast to become frothy for at least 10 minutes
  • Salt and sugar can be altered according to the serving size
  • Ensure to add 3 cups of maida at different periods
  • Make sure to cover the dough mixed bowl with a cloth or a plate
Nutritional Information
  • Serving size - 1 base
  • Calories - 135 cal
  • Fat - 2.9g
  • Protein - 3.7g
  • Carbohydrates - 27g
  • Sugar - 0.2g

STEP BY STEP - HOW TO MAKE PIZZA BASE

1. Add warm water in a large bowl.

Pizza Base Recipe

2. Add quarter tablespoon of sugar and mix well.

Pizza Base Recipe
Pizza Base Recipe

3. Add 2 tablespoons of dry yeast and mix well.

Pizza Base Recipe
Pizza Base Recipe

4. Cover the bowl with a plate.

Pizza Base Recipe

5. Allow it to rest for 10 minutes, until the solution becomes frothy and forms bubbles.

Pizza Base Recipe

6. Once done, open the plate and add 1 cup of maida to it.

Pizza Base Recipe
Pizza Base Recipe

7. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil and 1 teaspoon of salt. Mix well.

Pizza Base Recipe
Pizza Base Recipe
Pizza Base Recipe

8. Then, add another cup of maida and mix it well.

Pizza Base Recipe

9. Add the last cup of maida and mix again.

Pizza Base Recipe

10. Further, add warm water little by little and start mixing it.

Pizza Base Recipe
Pizza Base Recipe

11. Then, use your hands to knead it for 2 minutes and keep it aside.

Pizza Base Recipe

12. Now, sprinkle some flour on the surface (or on a board).

Pizza Base Recipe

13. Transfer the unfinished kneaded dough onto the surface.

Pizza Base Recipe

14. Divide the dough into 2 equal parts, as it will be easy to attain the smooth consistency.

Pizza Base Recipe

15. Take one and start to knead it with your hands.

Pizza Base Recipe

16. Repeat the same for the other half of the dough.

Pizza Base Recipe

17. Once done, combine the two separated dough balls.

Pizza Base Recipe

18. Further, knead it again for 8 to 10 minutes by pressing it down and outward.

Pizza Base Recipe

19. Transfer it into a large bowl and brush it with olive oil.

Pizza Base Recipe
Pizza Base Recipe

20. Cover the bowl with a cloth and let it rest for 2 hours.

Pizza Base Recipe

21. Once the dough has rested, remove the cloth and knead it once more.

Pizza Base Recipe

22. Then, transfer it onto the flour-dusted surface.

Pizza Base Recipe

23. Divide the dough into equal parts.

Pizza Base Recipe

24. Take one and roll it into a round shape.

Pizza Base Recipe

25. Place it on the greased pan and fix its rim to the edges of the pan.

Pizza Base Recipe

26. Further, toppings can be added and baked in the oven.

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