pizza dough recipe

Pizza dough recipe, How to make Pizza dough

Homemade Pizza Dough is one such easy to make recipe that aids in making a wide variety of pizza with amteen number of different topping of our choice. Homemade pizza dough yields in much better quality pizza base than the store bought ones and makes perfect pizza similar to pizza shops. Yes in my experience the store bought pizza base have never worked for me as it turns hard, too crispy, brittle or soggy at times hence I started preparing my own pizza dough since then. I am not going to lie that I got it right the first time, of course just like anyone may trials and errors and finally have perfected my pizza dough recipe with accurate measurements that work best for me. The below mentioned pizza dough has been yielding in perfect pizza for the past 4 years and since i am super happy with the result shared few pizza recipes in my blog earlier which was liked by you guys, I am super happy about that too but I received few mails regarding posting a separated recipe for pizza dough and I kept that recipe on hold for a while for no reason and now it is finally here. So do not worry give your best shot in making a soft non sticky dough which will create all the magic and result in perfect store style pizza. So lets get to the making!

pizza dough recipe

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PREP TIMECOOK TIMETOTAL TIMESERVES
1 hr 20 min1 hr 20 min3

Ingredients

  • All purpose flour – 2 cups
  • Water – ¾ cup
  • Yeast – 1 tsp
  • Sugar – ½ tsp
  • Salt – ¼ tsp
  • Oil – 1 tbsp

Note


* 1 cup = 160 ml

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How to make pizza dough with step by step images


thin crust pizza

  1. Take ¾ cup warm water in a cup, add yeast and sugar. Mix well and keep it aside undisturbed for 10 minutes until frothy. Always make sure to take luke warm water, a temperature that shouldn’t hurt when put your finger in water. This step is very important because only warm warm water can activate yeast which is again very important to help the dough rise.
    veggie thin crust pizza
  2. Now in a bowl add all purpose flour, salt, oil and frothy yeast mixture. Mix everything well and knead it into soft dough. ( I required 1 tbsp water more for making dough). Kneading a soft dough is very important in yielding soft pizza base. Cover the dough and keep it aside for an hour. (This rest time will help dough to double in size and will create aeration). Do not skip the resting time.
    veg pizza
  3. After an hour you will notice the dough doubled in size as shown in first picture of the collage. Now pizza dough is ready to make pizza!
    pizza dough

 

4 Comments

  1. hi dear,

    can you please help me that instant yeast and dry yeast both are same?
    i have instant yeast i can use that if i can then please tell me the process for the same?

    Thanks a lot

     
    • Sandhya Riyaz

      Hey mansi!
      Instant yeast and dry yeast both can be added interchangeably for making pizza dough. Instant yeast can be added directly into the dough while kneading and dry yeast needs to be dissolved in water then used after it becomes frothy just like the one used in the recipe. you can use instant yeast for the recipe dear!
      Happy baking!

       
  2. we have to use same quantity as mention in recipe for instant yeast ?
    If I use instant yeast then i have to use Sugar ?
    if i use instant yeast then i have to keep dough for fermentation ?
    How much time for fermentation ?

     
    • Sandhya Riyaz

      Yes the same quantity of yeast with sugar to the flour it should be added. The dough needs to be kept for fermentation for the same number of hours as mentioned. At least 1 hour of resting time is required.

       

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