Friday, December 25, 2015

Mushroom Calzone | Veg Calzone | Pizza Pocket

Calzone or Pizza Pocket  is nothing but pizza making in different way.It's great party snack, so i thought of sharing this recipe in this holiday season. Here i used both wheat and all purpose flour in equal quantity,but you can use all purpose flour or wheat flour alone too.
I used mushroom as stuffing here ,but you can make any of your favorite stuffing just make sure that there is no much in the stuffing, it will make the outer crust soggy. Ok..let you look into the procedure now.

Mushroom Calzone

Preparation Time : 2 hrs | Baking Time : 15 minsServes :
Recipe Category: Calzone | Recipe Cuisine: General

For outer layer

Wheat flour -1/2 cup
Maida/All purpose flour - 1/2 cup
Olive oil - 1 1/2 - 2 tsp
Yeast - 3/4 tsp
Sugar - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste

For Stuffing

Mushroom - 1/2 cup (roughly chopped)
Onion -1
Capsicum - 1/2 (chopped)
Tomato - 1 no
Chili flakes - 1/2 tsp
Salt - to taste
Mozzarella cheese - as needed (i used 1/4 cup)
Oil - 1/2 tsp
Mix the yeast & sugar in lukewarm water and leave it aside for 15 minutes or till it's forthy.After 15 mins, it  become frothy and it's ready to use. Now take flour(Wheat & Maida) & salt in a bowl.Add the oil in the flour, mix it well & then add yeast mixture and make the dough. Let it sit aside for 2 hrs or until it's doubled.For stuffing, cut all the veggies into fine pieces. Heat the oil, add the onions saute it well.Then add capsicum & mushroom, give a quick stir,finally add the tomatoes, chili flakes & salt. Allow the veggies to cook, the water from the mushroom is enough to cook,so no need to add extra water. Once it 's ready, allow to cool.After the dough is doubled, punch it to escape the air, divide the dough into two equal parts Take one part at a time,floor the surface and roll into thick disc.Place the mushroom stuffing and cheese and close it on the edges as shown below.Make impression on the edges with fork and place it on the baking tray. Make the slit on the top with knife and brush on the top with olive oil.Bake it in the preheated oven at 200c for 12-15 mins. 
Tasty Mushroom Calzone is ready.
  • Dont forget to brush the top with olive oil, it helps to get even coloring.
  • You can stuff non veg kheema or paneer like this.

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