Calzone | How to make Calzone

By Rita Arora  |  21st Jun 2016  |  
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  • Calzone, How to make Calzone
  • Prep Time

    30

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  • Cook Time

    20

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  • Serves

    4

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  • How To Make Pizza Dough

  • Homemade Pizza Sauce

About Calzone

Homemade Italian Calzones are stuffed pizzas (crescent shaped), normally served as such.

The delicious and mouthwatering Calzone is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Calzone is a good option when you want to cook something different . It is an amazing dish which is liked by people of all age groups. The flavourful ingredients are the key to the amazing taste of Calzone. Rita Arora shared Calzone recipe which can serve 4 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Calzone. Try this delicious Calzone recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the Rita Arora of Calzone by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Calzone can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Calzone with other users

Calzone

Ingredients to make Calzone

  • For the calzone:
  • 1 1/4 cup warm water (not hot)
  • 2 1/4 teaspoon active dry yeast or one packet
  • 2 teaspoon sugar
  • 3 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3 to 4 cups all purpose flour or maida
  • 1 medium bell pepper or capsicum, chopped
  • 1 medium Onion, chopped
  • 10 to 15 button mushrooms, washed well and chopped
  • 2 Green Chillies, chopped
  • 1/2 cupolives, sliced
  • 1 cup grated Mozzarella cheese
  • For the Pizza sauce:
  • 6 tomatoes, cut into quarters
  • 2 onions, peeled and cut into big chunks
  • 2 green chillies or jalapenos, slit
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1/2 cup tomato pureeor paste
  • 1/2teaspoondried oregano leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • Salt to taste

How to make Calzone

  1. In a large bowl, sprinkle the yeast along with the sugar. Add the warm water and mix gently. Cover and let it proof for about 5 minutes. If the yeast is active and good, it will bubble and froth. Now add the olive oil, salt and 3 or more cups of flour. Mix well to form a soft dough and knead for about 2 to 3 minutes. Place the dough in a greased or oiled bowl, roll it to coat with the oil. Cover the bowl and place in a warm place to rise until doubled, about 2 hours
  2. Now in a pressure cooker, place the tomatoes, onions, and green chillies and give one whistle. Remove and blend it to a smooth paste with the garlic. Pour this into a deep pan, add the tomato puree or paste, salt, oregano and Italian seasoning, mix well and bring to boil. Once it comes to a boil, lower the heat and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  3. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit or 200 degrees Centigrade. Take 2 inch balls of the dough and roll into a medium thin circle. On one-half of the circle, layer the bell pepper, onions, mushrooms, green chillies, olives and cheese.
  4. Divide the fillings among the calzones. Fold the other half of the dough over the filling and seal the edges. Place the uncooked calzones onto greased baking sheets and bake in the preheated oven for about 15 minutes till they are well baked and light golden brown.
  5. You can brush the top of the calzones with any olive oil before baking; these give a brown crust. Serve these warm calzones with the hot prepared sauce on the side.

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