Pizza Pie

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Ingredients:-

For the dough:-

  1. Plain flour – 2 cups
  2. Sugar – 1 heaping tbsp.
  3. Instant yeast – 1.5 tsp. (level)
  4. Salt – 1 tsp.
  5. Egg – 1 number, medium
  6. Olive Oil -3 tbsps.
  7. Lukewarm water – as needed

For the filling:-

  1. Olive oil – 2 tbsps.
  2. Mushroom – 1/2 cup, thinly sliced
  3. Green bell pepper – 3/4 cup
  4. Garlic paste– 1 tsp.
  5. Onion – 2 numbers, medium, finely chopped
  6. Chicken mince – 250 grams
  7. Paprika powder – 3/4 tsp.
  8. Salt to taste
  9. Chilly sauce – 1 tbsp.
  10. Worcestershire sauce – 1 tbsp.
  11. Oregano – 3/4 tsp.
  12. Basil – 1/4 tsp.
  13. Tomato – half a small tomato, seeded and chopped
  14. Cream cheese triangles – 2 numbers
  15. Onion – 1 number, thinly sliced
  16. Cheddar cheese – 1/2 cup (grated) (do not mix with the filling)
  17. Mozzarella cheese – 1/2 cup (grated) (do not mix with the filling)

Other ingredients for the sauce:-

  1. Tomato ketchup – 2 to 3 tbsps.
  2. Mayonnaise – 2 tbsps.
  3. Fresh cream – 1 tbsp.

For the topping:-

  1. Olive Oil for brushing
  2. Egg – 1 number, beaten

Method:-

Prepare the dough first

Mix together all the ingredients needed for the dough. Add lukewarm water & knead into a very soft dough. Keep punching/banging the dough as you knead. Keep the dough covered in a warm place for 1 hour or till double in volume. Meanwhile, prepare the filling for the pie.

Prepare the  filling

Heat oil in a pan & stir in the sliced mushrooms. Cook on high heat for 5 minutes  or till dry. Add the finely chopped capsicum & cook for 2 minutes more. Remove the mushrooms & capsicum from the pan & keep aside.To the same pan, add the garlic paste & finely chopped onions and cook till the onion turns almost brown in colour. Add the chicken mince, 1/2 tsp. of salt, paprika powder, chilly sauce, Worcestershire sauce & cook for 10 minutes till the chicken is tender and dry. Add the mushrooms-capsicum mixture, tomato, oregano, basil, cream cheese triangles, 1 medium onion (thinly sliced) & mix. Remove from heat. This is the filling.

Prepare the pizza pie

Punch down the risen dough & divide it into 2 equal halves.Shape each half into a ball.

Take a dough ball and flatten it on a 10″ tart tin.

Spread the entire sauce over the base. Spread the entire filling over the base. Sprinkle the grated cheeses over the filling.

Roll the other dough half into a circle & place it over the filling. Seal the edges of the two dough halves well.

Brush 2 tbsps. of  olive oil on top of the pie  & apply egg wash.

Bake in a 180C preheated oven for 30 minutes.

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