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14 October 2011

WHOLE WHEAT VEGETABLE PIZZA

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Ingredients

For the crust
  1. Whole wheat flour- 1 3/4 cups
  2. Milled flax seeds-2 tbsp (optional)
  3. Active dry yeast- 1/2 tbsp
  4. Sugar-3/4 tbsp
  5. Warm water-3/4 cup
  6. Olive oil-2 tsp
  7. Salt- 1/2 tsp
For pizza sauce
  1. Tomato- 3 nos
  2. Garlic (crushed)- 2 cloves
  3. Mixed Italian spices- 1 tsp
  4. Vinegar- 1/2 tsp
  5. Sugar- 1/2 tsp
  6. Crushed pepper-1 tsp(or according to taste)
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Olive oil
For topping
  1. Tomato (sliced thinly)-1 small
  2. Bell pepper (sliced finely)-1 small
  3. Onion (diced)- 1 small
  4. Spinach-few leaves(optional)
  5. Cheese-1/4 to 1/2 cup(according to taste)
  6. Olives-Few


Method

To prepare the crust
  • Dissolve sugar in 3/4 cup warm water and add yeast to it.Keep aside for 10 minutes or until frothy.
  • Meanwhile  combine whole wheat flour,milled flax seeds and salt .
  • Pour the yeast mixture and olive oil into the dry ingredients.
  • Knead the mixture well until it is no more sticky.(add a few tsps of whole wheat flour if required)
  • Transfer the dough to an oiled bowl and leave it aside for 45 minutes or until it doubles in volume.
  • Transfer this dough into a greased baking tray and evenly press this dough to form a thin crust.
To prepare the pizza sauce and topping
  • Blanch the tomatoes and remove the skin.
  • Chop the tomatoes finely and keep aside.
  • Heat oil in a pan and add the crushed garlic and saute till done.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes and mix well.
  • Add mixed spices,vinegar,sugar,crushed pepper and salt to taste.
  • Cover and cook for 30 minutes over low flame or until the tomato is completely cooked and mashed up.
  • Allow this sauce to cool.
  • Spread this pizza sauce over the prepared crust leaving 1/2 " on all the sides. 
  • Arrange  sliced vegetables ,olives and grated cheese over this.
  • Bake the pizza for 15 to 20 minutes (220deg)or until crust turns golden brown in color.
Sending this to Bake fest event   hosted by Vardhini of Zesty palette






24 comments:

  1. wonderful pizza, i like the wheat base, wish i could have a slice now..lovely clicks dear..

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  2. Whole Wheat bread Piza luks spongy,cheesy as well as healthy.Luv to try it soon.

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  3. Love the base,healthy and delicious pizza

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  4. So healthy and yummy pizza !! amazing clicks !!

    Ongoing event CC-What's For Friday Dinner

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  5. wow looks like a real crowd pleaser, awesome clicks!

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  6. Superb... Who says no to pizza? that too if it comes in healthy way?

    Cheers,
    Uma
    My Kitchen Experiments

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  7. excellent...healthy pizza looks yummy and wonderful captures !!!

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  8. love this...you've put together a pretty yummmmy recipe...love it...send me a piece...;P
    Tasty Appetite

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  9. WOuld not mind a bite. Very lovely clicks.

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  10. Wonderful! Pizza is always welcome and if its healthy, then more so! Love it !Lovely pics too.

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  11. love wholewheat pizzas and as usual lovely clicks..

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  12. my next Pizza recipe will be this.... Just loved this!!!!

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  13. Very healthy pizza,looks so yummy.

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  14. Very healthy and delicious pizza.. looks super perfect !!
    Indian Cuisine

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  15. very healthy and yummy recipe ........

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  17. first time.love reading ur posts

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  18. Hi there..
    First time here..you have an amazing space with great recipes! Keep going!

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  19. Looks like a spring pizza, lots of colour.

    Indu@ indugetscooking.blogspot.com

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  20. Pizza looks so inviting and loving the whole wheat. Thx for linking to the event.

    Vardhini
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    Event: Bake Fest
    Event: Dish it Out - Soy and Tomatoes

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  21. Have been searching for wholewheat pizza base.. Thanks for sharing!!! Nice clicks...

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