Super simple to make, Best Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe allows you to make the freshest, yummiest and filling pizza bread for all your sudden cravings! Here is how to make it.
One of the best things that happened to me during my stay abroad is the fact that I got a chance to relish umpteen cuisines. But, the most mesmerizing experiences for me was to eat Pizza of umpteen types.
While in India, we used to get ready made bases/breads for Pizza from our near by bakery, the tradition in abroad by and large suggested to bake one’s own bread for Pizza from scratch. So, right from the sauces, bread, toppings, everything is assorted at home, resulting in that perfect “pie” of pizza which makes you feel all rejoiced the minute you indulge yourselves with it!
Naturally, the culture there rubbed off on me as well, hence, I have started making Best Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe whenever I crave for a fresh, piping hot Pizza after coming to Bangalore! Here are some of the questions many of you asked me about a good pizza dough and how to make pizza.
How do you make pizza dough from scratch?
There are many different recipes to make pizza dough but essentially, they all use use similar ingredients like flour, yeast, salt, water and oil. The proportion of these ingredients used makes your pizza dough chewy or crisp or thin or fluffy. This recipe to make Pizza dough makes a slightly crisp base for your pizza and it’s the process to make it is like making any other bread. So just follow the recipe and you can make your own pizza dough from scratch.
How do you make a good pizza dough?
A good pizza dough is soft and stretchy. make sure to knead the dough well. Resting the dough is very important for a fine dough. Do not compromise on these steps.
How long do you cook pizza dough?
Ideally pizza needs to be cooked at a very high temperature for 4-5 minutes. But in home ovens, that kind of temperature is not reachable. So bump your oven temperature to it’s maximum. Keep a pizza stone if you have one and let it get eated for 30 minutes and then place your pizza on it. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the cheese starts to melt and the base starts to brown from the sides.
Only after using this recipe of Best Pizza Dough, did I realize that I am never getting a readymade pizza bread anytime in my life. Super simple to make, Easy homemade Pizza Dough Recipe allows you to make the freshest, yummiest and filling pizza bread for all your sudden cravings!
Easily made using whole wheat flour, yeast, all purpose flour and basic ingredients, this Best Homemade Italian Pizza Dough recipe takes no time get made.
Already craving for a cheesilicious slice of Pizza? Well, note down the recipe of Best Pizza Dough and even Best Ever Pizza Sauce and get ready to make your favourite Pizza today!
You can now make this Homemade Pizza with Chicken and Veggies using this dough.
Best Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe
Best Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe
Super simple to make, Best Homemade Pizza Dough Recipe allows you to make the freshest, yummiest and filling pizza bread for all your sudden cravings!
- 1/2 cup Water warm
- 2 and 1/4 tsp Active Dry Yeast
- 1 tsp Sugar
- 3 cups All Purpose Flour
- 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
- 1 and 1/4 cup Water At Room Temperature
- 1 and 1/4 tsp Salt
- 2 tbsp Olive Oil
Take warm water in a bowl.
Sprinkle sugar and yeast on top.
Keep aside for 5 minutes, till bubbles are formed.
Add the room temperature water and olive oil to it.
In the bowl of your stand mixer, add Whole wheat flour, all purpose flour and salt.
Add the yeast water to it and with a dough hook, knead for 6-7 minutes ( if you don't have a stand mixer, knead the dough with your hands and keep kneading it with the heels of your hands for 10-12 minutes, till the dough is soft and elastic )
Lightly oil a large bowl and transfer the dough to the bowl.
Cover the bowl with a cling wrap and keep aside for 2 hours, until the dough doubles in size.
After the dough has doubled, take it out on a lightly floured surface.
Punch it down and divide into 2 parts ( If you want to freeze the dough for later use, this is the time.
Wrap in a cling wrap and then slide each round in a zip lock bag. Do not freeze the dough only wrapped with a cling wrap, as the dough with continue to rise even in the freezer and will come out of the cling wrap. To use the freezed dough, transfer it to the refrigerator 12 hours before you want to use it. When the dough has thawed in the refrigerator, place it on the kitchen counter for at least 30 minutes or until it is at room temperature )
If you are using the dough immediately, make rounds of the dough and cover again with a cling wrap and let it rest for 10-15 minutes and no more than 30 minutes ( If you are using the dough immediately, start the mixing process just 2 and 1/2 hours before you want to bake it )
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