Pizza Margherita | How to make Pizza Margherita

By sapana behl  |  23rd Jan 2016  |  
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About Pizza Margherita Recipe

Mild and flavorful pizza perfect for dinner to enjoy with loved ones.

The delicious and mouthwatering Pizza Margherita is enjoyed by all. This dish is often prepared for special occasions including parties or festivals. Pizza Margherita 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 Pizza Margherita. sapana behl shared Pizza Margherita recipe which can serve 2 people. The step by step process with pictures will help you learn how to make the delicious Pizza Margherita. Try this delicious Pizza Margherita recipe at home and surprise your family and friends. You can connect with the sapana behl of Pizza Margherita by commenting on the page. In case you have any questions around the ingredients or cooking process. The Pizza Margherita can also be given a rating. The "What's cooking" feature can be used to share your experience when you make Pizza Margherita with other users

Pizza Margherita

Ingredients to make Pizza Margherita

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons dried yeast
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 1/4 cup warm water
  • For topping: 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon basil or few fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon basil or few fresh basil leaves
  • 1/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 cup mozzarella cheese
  • 2 plum tomatoes, sliced
  • For base: 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • Black pepper, crushed ,to taste

How to make Pizza Margherita

  1. For crust: In a mixing bowl add warm water and yeast.Let it rest for 5 minutes to proof the yeast. Now add the flour,salt ,sugar and olive oil.Knead a dough and work with the dough for about 7-8 minutes.
  2. Place the dough in a bowl lightly coated with olive oil. Cover the dough with cling film and place it in a warm place to rise for about two hours.I placed the dough inside the oven.
  3. After rising punch down the dough to remove the air. Grease a baking tray with olive oil.Divide the dough in two equal sized balls.Let the balls rest in bowl for 15 minutes.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F and roll the dough balls into 2 round circles. Place the circles on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. For the topping: Brush the circles with olive oil. Apply a layer of pizza sauce. Sprinkle with mozzarella cheese. Arrange the tomato slices. Sprinkle basil and peppercorn.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for about 10 to 12 minutes or until golden from edges. Slice the pizza and serve immediately.

Reviews for Pizza Margherita (12)

Siddharth Biswaa year ago


Sukhmani Bedi2 years ago

hi bhavisha, pizza sauce is also called marinara sauce. please check the video attached with this recipe

Bhavisha Vaswani2 years ago

How to make pizza sauce at home

Preeti Gaba2 years ago

can u plz tell about the cooking without oven.

Savita Sharma2 years ago


tista ghosh2 years ago


Kaberi Sarkar2 years ago


Rakhi Jain2 years ago


Shipra Kumar2 years ago


Aarav Sharma2 years ago


Ritu Sharma2 years ago

How do i get the dough right?

Shiny Singh2 years ago

Awesome pizza sapana!

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