Pizza base is made from a yeast-free dough made with Yoghurt
Carefully made, this pizza gives a distinctive flavor, matching the faultless scent.
Ensure you choose perfect ingredients and add them to a fantastic crust for you to take part in a nice meal.
If you have a taste for Vegetarian pizzas with Tomato sauce this pizza may be what you have been searching for.
There are so many reasons why you should eat pizza! For starters, it’s delicious! Pizza is a combination of savory flavors and textures, like the salty cheese, the tangy tomato sauce, and the chewy crust. But more than that, it’s also comforting and satisfying.
Pizza is the perfect food for when you want something that will hit the spot and make you feel happy. Plus, it’s versatile and can be customized to suit everyone’s taste. You can make it healthy by adding lots of veggies, or indulge in a hearty meat-lover’s pizza.
It’s a food that can be enjoyed on any occasion, whether you’re having a movie night with friends or a family dinner. And let’s not forget about the convenience of having it delivered right to your doorstep. So don’t hesitate, go ahead and treat yourself to a delicious pizza today!
Pizza in India
India’s pizza market is worth more than US$1.5 billion. Street pizzas are common; they use Capsicum, Tomatoes and Onions, lots of local Cheese and Sauces, and are baked on a hot griddle called a tava on a low flame until the Cheese melts.
Take a look at some of the other pizzas from India here.
Kadhai Pizza Recipe
Below we’ve created a recipe for you to make a delicious homemade Kadhai Pizza whether it be in your pizza oven or your typical kitchen oven.
Kadhai Pizza Ingredients
Choose enough pizza toppings for the amount of pizzas you will be creating. The dough and sauce amounts below are for 3-4 medium sized pizzas, so scale up or down, based on your requirements.
Simple Pizza dough
- 2 2/3 cups (400 grams) pizza flour
- 1 cup (250 ml) luke-warm water
- 2 tsps (7 g sachet) dried yeast
- Two tsps salt
- 3 tbsps (1/4 cup) virgin olive oil
Kadhai Pizza Toppings
Toppings used in this pizza recipe, are;
- Garam Masala
- Hot Chili Powder
Easy Tomato Pizza Sauce
- 1 small can (6oz/170g) tomato paste
- 1 can (15oz/420g) crushed or diced tomatoes
- Two garlic cloves
- 1 tbsp dried Italian herbs
- 1 tsp salt
- 1/4 small brown onion
Want to try a different sauce? See our article on the different types of pizza sauces.
You can click on any of the tags at the bottom of this page, to find other pizzas besides Kadhai Pizza, that use that topping.
Pizza Dough Method
You can either make your own pizza dough following the simple steps below, or you can purchase a premade base at your local store.
- Whisk the lukewarm water and yeast in a plastic or glass jug. Let the mixture stand for approx. five minutes.
- Add the salt and flour in a large bowl. Create a hollow centre in the flour. Slowly pour the liquid yeast mixture and oil.
- Using your hands or a mixer, mix the dough until smooth. Pour dough on a lightly floured work surface and then knead by hand for five minutes.
- Place dough into lightly oiled bowl and cover with plastic wrap. Sit in a warm place for roughly 30 minutes to an hour, to rise until it doubles in size.
- Fold the dough out onto a lightly floured surface. Knead gently by hand for around five minutes or until smooth.
- Divide the dough roughly into equal amounts. Roll out pizza bases for the desired size.
- Spread some flour on kitchen bench before rolling, in order to prevent sticking.
TIP: We have other dough recipes if you would like to try your hand at sourdough, poolish or more.
Tomato Pizza Sauce Method
You can either make your own pizza sauce following the simple steps below, or you can purchase a pizza sauce at your local store.
- Blend all sauce ingredients in a large bowl.
- Ensure all ingredients are mixed together well.
- Keep mixture sitting for five minutes.
- Your sauce is now ready to add to your pizza bases.
- Sauce will last up to 3 days in fridge.
If you need to freeze this sauce, use an ice cube tray. Each cube is perfect for a small to medium sized pizza.
Preparing Kadhai Pizza
Preheat your oven to at least 450 degrees for 30 minutes or longer.
Spread out pizza dough on floured surface.
If you have a pizza peel, you can create your pizza on it (after flouring).
Start by spreading the sauce all over the base. This pizza uses Tomato Sauce. Spread the Tomato Sauce Thinly yet evenly, leaving a margin for the crust.
Add the largest toppings first – typically meat or seafood, then the smaller toppings.
Add cheese last, and sprinkle it all over to help keep the toppings in place when it melts.
This pizza has the following toppings:
- Garam Masala
- Hot Chili Powder
Whilst this pizza is tasty on its own, or why not pair it with another pizza as well?
Put the Kadhai pizza on the middle shelf of the oven and wait for approximately 10 minutes.
In 10 minutes, open oven door and check.
The pizza should take roughly 15 minutes to cook, adjust time to cook to personal taste.
Native to South east Asia, China and India, Ginger belongs to the same family as cardamom and turmeric.
The Ginger root, most widely used in alternative forms of medicine, is rich in volatile components such as gingerol, which is a very potent anti-inflammatory compound.
When making Kadhai Pizza, I suggest you just use what you have available, without spending any money. My recommended basic pizza tool list is…
A pizza peel aka paddle is a crucial tool for those who are making pizza often.
The one kitchen tool every adult should have in their drawer. See our article on how to cut pizza for the various cutting tools.
Yes, I know, many people swear by hand stretching, however there’s times in all our lives where we need a good wooden roller.
Garam Masala is a popular Indian spice blend that can add an exotic flavor to any food. It is typically made up of a mix of aromatic spices, like cumin, coriander, cardamom, cloves and cinnamon.
Garam Masala adds an earthy flavor and fragrant aroma to pizza toppings. The robust mix of spices enhances the taste of any topping combination with its savory taste profile. Popular combinations include pairing it with other ethnic ingredients such as tandoori chicken or paneer cheese.
Want to store some leftovers after your meal? Here are a few tips.
Chill in the fridge
You can keep pizza in plastic wrap or a container for up to 3 days in the fridge.
How to reheat
There are many ways to reheat pizza. We cover seven of them in this article.
Can you freeze pizza?
You can freeze pizza for up to three months, however I’d suggest consuming it within the first few weeks, ideally.
Pizza making FAQ
Planning to make fantastic pizzas at home? Here are some expert answers to some of the most common pizza making questions.
When to put basil on pizza?
Fresh Basil should be placed on top of the pizza after baking, a minute or two after it is taken from the oven. This way, it stays fresh and not burnt.
What is kosher pizza?
In Hebrew, “kosher” means fit or proper. Kosher pizza means fit for consumption by Jewish people. Most dough, sauce, and cheese can be kosher on a pizza.
How to cook pizza in the microwave?
Microwaving pizza gets a bad wrap, however try adding a glass of water when you zap a slice. The water works to help avoid the usual sogginess of microwaved pizza.
Have you made Kadhai Pizza?
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