23 December 2014


The Holiday Season has kick started and so everyone should be busy on "what to cook" and "what to gift" mode?? This Mushroom Masala Naan Pizza makes a perfect party snack easy to make and when this is made from scratch at home it brings much more pride when serving to guests!!
 For the naan: Recipe - The cupcake Confession
Wheat flour - 3 cups
Instant yeast - 2 tsp
Sugar - 2 tbsp
Salt - 1 tsp
Milk - 4 tbsp
Melted butter - 2 tbsp
Water as reqd

In a bowl mix all and form into smooth dough knead on a smooth surface roll them and set aside for an hour to proof.

For the Mushroom Masala:
Mushrooms - 1 pkt, sliced
Capsicum - 1 no, chopped
Onion - 1 no, chopped
Tomato paste - 1/2 cup
Garlic - 3 pods, chopped
Red chillies - 5 nos, soaked in water for 10 mins and made into paste
Coriander powder - 1 tsp
Cumin powder and Garam masala 1/4 tsp each
Oil - 2 tbsp
Salt as reqd
 How to make:
Heat oil in pan saute onions, garlic until brown in color.  Add chilli paste cook for few mins or until raw smell leaves. 

Add coriander powder, cumin powder, garam masala and cook for about 1 minute.

Add capsicum, mushrooms, half cup water and cook until the gravy thickens and allow to cool.

How to Assemble the naanizza:
Remove and knead the dough divide into equal parts roll into naans spread the mushroom masala, add onion rings, bell peppers, cheese slices and bake in the oven at 240 degrees C for about 12 minutes which is prehated.

Serve hot with generous spinkle of chilli flakes and fresh coriander. Black olives and cheese are optional.