Friday, April 17, 2020

Homemade Easy Pizza Dough | Pizza Dough Recipe

Homemade Pizza Dough, an easy to make dough with basic ingredients like flour, yeast, oil & salt. If you have been following on IG, you would have already knew now how often i make pizza at home with homemade sauce & dough.

For all this year of baking that i have learned making perfect dough is the crucial step for delicious pizza, like any yeasted dough, here also yeast does all the magic work, all we have to do is measure the ingredients properly, make soft and pliable dough, last but most important make sure that the yeast is active. Pizza Dough

How do check that the yeast is active ??

  • If you're using instant yeast, make sure that you're using it within the expire day.
  • For dry yeast, mix yeast and sugar in a bowl, add warm water(the water should be warm enough to touch comfortably, neither too hot nor too cold), mix it well and set aside for 10 mins. It should be all bubbles and has strong yeast flavor.

Related : How to make Classic Pizza Sauce from fresh tomatoes 

Before punching out the gas from the fermented dough, i would like to see how the gluten web is formed inside, so gently peel off the top layer of the dough!!! Look at that fascinating web gluten 👇
Fermented Pizza Dough

How to proof the dough perfectly??

  • Make sure to add some sugar in the yeasted dough because yeast needs some sugar to activate.
  • For all type of yeasted dough, first mix yeast with sugar and then add salt.
  • Make sure keep the dough in warm place like the place you used to ferment your curd or dosa batter. If you're living in cold place, place it in the oven with lights on.
  • Practice, practice, you will get a hang of handling yeast in a while.  
Ok, now let's check out on how to make perfect pizza dough without much kneading and machine. 
Pizza Dough

Homemade Pizza Dough | Pizza Dough Recipe

Preparation Time : 2 hr | Cooking Time : 0 minsServes : 1 medium pizza 
Recipe Category: Dough | Recipe Cuisine: Italian
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All purpose flour - 1 cup
Instant yeast - 1/2 tsp
Sugar - 1 tsp
Salt - 1/4 tsp
Olive oil - 1 tsp
Warm water - as needed

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Measure and take the flour in a bowl, add yeast and sugar.
Mix it well together and then add the salt and olive oil.
Mix it with your hands until the oil is well incorporated into the flour. Next add water and make a soft pliable dough.
Apply some oil on the dough and bowl. Let it covered and sit it aside for 2 hrs and until it's doubled in size.
Punch out the gas in the dough and your pizza dough is ready to bake !!! 
  • Before adding salt to the flour, make sure that the yeast and sugar mix well with the flour, it helps to activate the yeast.
  • If you're using dry yeast, add the yeast along with sugar in some water and let it proofed and then use it the flour.

  Sign of well fermented dough !!
Pizza Dough

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