Whole Wheat Veggie Pizza|Vegetarian Pizza

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Veg pizza:

for the pizza bread base:

2.5 to 3 cups all purpose flour/maida
1 cup warm water
2 teaspoon dry yeast
¼ tsp sugar
2 tbsp olive oil
½ tsp salt
olive oil for brushing
cornmeal for crunchy crust

for the tomato sauce:

4-5 tomatoes
2-3 garlic
2 tbsp olive oil
2 tsp dried basil
1 tsp dried oregano
freshly crushed black pepper
salt

toppings for pizzas:

1 onion, sliced
1 capsicum/bell pepper, sliced
1 tomato (optional)
8-9 pitted green olives, sliced
8-9 pitted black olives, sliced
grated mozarella cheese as required
dried herbs

Instructions
making the pizza base:

sprinkle sugar in warm water.
add yeast. stir and let the mixture sit at room temperature for 10-15 mins till it becomes bubbly,
in a bowl add one cup flour, salt, olive oil and the yeast mixture.
stir. add another cup of flour.
the mixture become sticky.
add the last cup of flour and continue to stir.
knead the dough into a smooth, springy ball.
apply some olive oil all over the dough.
cover it and keep in a large bowl at room temperature for 1.5 hours.
the dough will rise up in double size.

making the sauce:

boil the tomatoes and the chop them.
heat oil. fry the chopped garlic,add the tomatoes.
let them cook for 5 minutes.
add the herbs, salt and pepper.
mix well. cook for another 5 minutes.

assembling the pizza

flatten the dough in a circular shape
place the dough onto a greased & dusted pan.
brush some olive oil on the pizza base.
spread the tomato sauce on the pizza.
top with the vegetables
put the grated cheese.
bake the pizza in a preheated oven for 20 minutes at 200 degrees C.
Veg Pizza ready

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