Friday, March 2, 2012

Paneer Tikka Pizza...An Indian twist to Italian special...

Pizza is something that I have tried multiple times...but every time the pics taken where too bad to be here...Finally got a better click...so here it is..A delicious Indian and Italian fusion...All veggie lovers this sure is a fave of yours..Recipe for base is from Food Network magazine...




1. Mix sugar and warm water in a bowl and then add the yeast.Set aside until foamy for about 10 mins and then stir in the olive oil.
2. Whisk the flour and salt in another bowl, make a well in it and add the yeast mixture to it and mix gradually with a  spoon  to form a rough dough.
3. Turn the flour into a lightly dusted work area and knead the dough until smooth and elastic for about 5 mins.Dust with more flour if needed.
4. Now make two ball of it and keep it in two bowls that is lightly coated with olive oil.warp bowl using plastic wrap and keep in room temp to rise for about 1 hour 30 mins.
5. Roll out and top as desired or wrap in plastic wrap and freeze up to 1 month.

For Paneer Tikka
Paneer-15 to 20 pieces(cut to medium sized cubes)
Turmeric powder-1/4 tsp
Ginger garlic paste-1/2 tbsp
Chilli powder-1 tsp
Coriander powder-1/2 tsp
Garam Masala Powder-1/2 tsp
Cumin powder/jeera-1/2 tsp
Black Pepper powder-1/2 tsp
Hung curd-1/4 cup
Chaat masala-1/2 tsp
Lemon juice-1 tsp
Salt to taste
Onion half piece cut to cubes
Capsicum small piece cut to cubes

To marinade the paneer.
1. Whisk the curd to make it smooth. Then add ginger garlic paste and  all the spices to it and mix well.
2. Add the paneer and veggies to this mixture and mix well. keep in refrigerator for atleast 1 and 1/2  hour or more.
3. When ready to cook remove from refrigerator and let it come to room temp.
4. Now heat a pan with a tsp of oil drizzled on it. Add the marinated paneer and veggies to it and cook for 2 mins on both sides.Keep aside

For pizza:
Slightly adapted from Rak's Kitchen


1. Preheat the oven at 410 F
2. Grease a pizza pan(I used the pan used for baking cookies) with olive oil and dust it with APF. Then sprinkle some corn meal on top of it.
3. Flatten  the pizza dough  and roll the edges, place it on the pan.Apply a layer of sauce on it and spread evenly.Sprinkle some mozzarella and  Parmesan cheese.Sprinkle the vegetables and the prepared paneer tikka all over and then again sprinkle the remaining cheese.
4. Add a dash of oreango  and chilli flakes and bake it for 15 to 20 mins.
5. Serve warm.

Notes:
1. Add veggies according to your likes.
2. Rolling the dough can be done using roller or hand(stretching).

59 comments:

  1. i love paneer in pizza...lovely recipe

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  2. This is a wonderful twist & the pizza looks greattt!!!!!!

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  3. Aw! I love Indian topping to pizza. It;s like eating a naan and subji. Must have been a delicious dish and will be great hit for parties. How are you doing? How is the little one? He must be 15-18 months now right? My LO is 15 months now.

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  4. Pizza looks super yummy. Mouthwatering clicks.

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  5. Pictures are awesome.... even we love paneer tikka pizza... any pizza for that matter... :)))

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  6. That's Very Indian Yet delish n yumm Pizza Dear. ery inviting clicks

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  7. Looks so professionally made...Very yummy looking pizza

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  8. now who can say no to that :) yummmm

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  9. looks amazing reshmi....wish i was there!!!!!

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  10. Pizza looks so tasty!!Pics are very beautiful too...
    Hot & Spicy Treats-Festive Food

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  11. amazing tikka pizza.......yummy

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  12. That looks so perfectly done... Nice yummy pizza..

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  13. Looks yum !
    I often try out with various Indian toppings too.

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  14. even i am planning to try pizza for a long time. beautiful clicks and looks very tempting

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  15. Awesome recipe...a must to try

    Aarthi
    http://www.yummytummyaarthi.com/

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  16. wow awesome pizza n v inviting pics........

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  17. So flavorful and absolute favorite for all pizza lover!

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  18. wow. pizza looks delicious. I am sure it tastes awesome.

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  19. I LOVE a paneer tikka pizza, this looks so good!!

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  20. Wow! pizza looks too good. Love home baked pizzas.

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  21. Looks delicious! Love paneer tikka in a pizza!

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  22. Yummy yum delicious pizza,love paneer tikkas in pizza..

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    Erivum Puliyum

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  23. wow... delicious looking pizza... awesome...

    Amina
    http://aminacreations.blogspot.in/

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  24. delicious looking pizza lovely presentation

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  25. i love this pizza and I have tried it too..clicks are so tempting..yummy pizza..

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  26. oh wow, craving for a bite after seeing the pics... i love paneer tikka & as a pizza topping it only sounds better!

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  27. Awesome recipe,pizza looks so yummy.

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  28. ahh what a tempting pizza varity.looks hot.......

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  29. pizza looks absolutely delicious..loved it!! :)
    Spicy-Aroma

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  30. Love this pizza,tempting me a lot..yum

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  31. Absolutely delicious pizza... Cant wait to try it in my kitchen.

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  32. Pizza looks Yummy dear..You know ,am trying to make a perfect pizza for a long time..But still not getting a perfect one :( ...After seeing yours feels to try it soon !!

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  33. nice clicks Reshmi...i love this , we have an indian bakery nearby who delivers this :-)..

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  34. wow...delicious pizza dear....u have made it so perfect....loved ur presentation n clicks :-)

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  35. Same thing happens with me..make pizza but either
    Pizza wont look good or pics...yet to post one :) urs look super...

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  36. I am huge fan of panner tikka pizza....this looks incredibly delectable......

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  37. It looks yummy.. wish to try :)

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  38. Mmmhhh, very tempting and I love your beautiful clicks too.

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  39. Must say I love this Indian twist..!!

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  40. Perfectly baked n delicious looking Paneer Tikka Pizaa :)

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  41. thats one delicious pizza! all the faves in one!

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  42. That is soo irresistible! I wish i cud grab one!

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  43. delicious one.. perfect too...

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  44. Oh MY! that looks so sinfully delicious!
    Love Paneer and love pizza and therefore.... love this paneer tikka pizza :)

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  45. That was nice twist.Nice clicks as well

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  46. wow amazing presentation and a recipe that deserves it

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  47. Awesome pizza! Will make anyone to salivate! ;)

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  48. I'm such a fan of pizza, I like it with almost everything on top, yours looks delicious

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  49. Lovely dear. An Indian twist is too good. Amazing snaps too.

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  50. delicious tempting and with Indian
    topping.wow!!loved the clicks

    Anjana

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  51. OMG...that looks so tempting and perfect dear...just like the store bought one....loved it..

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  52. Hi,
    Can you pls give me the recipe for the sauce.
    Thanks,
    Vanshika.

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  53. @Vanshika: Hey I used store bought pasta sauce.If that is not available you use tomato ketchup(flavor of both sauce are not same)

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