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Amritsari Paneer Pizza

Amritsari Paneer Pizza is a popular fusion Pizza available in restuarants. This pizza is made using the punjabi cuisine flavours and tastes so delicious.
Course Dinner
Cuisine My Kitchen
By Cook Method Oven
Occasion Holiday Special, Party
By Diet Kid Friendly
Dish Type Pizza Recipes
Author Srivalli

Ingredients

For the Dough

  • 1.25 cups All purpose flour + for dusting
  • 1 tsp Instant Yeast
  • 1/2 cup Water Warm
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil

For Paneer Stuffing to be marinated

  • 1 cup Paneer diced very small
  • 1 tsp Red Chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp Kashmiri Chilli Powder
  • 1 tsp Coriander Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Onion powder
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric powder
  • Salt to taste
  • A pinch Chat Masala
  • A pinch Amchur Powder
  • A pinch Cumin Powder

For the Pizza Sauce

  • 2 cups Tomatoes finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup Carrot
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 2 tbsp Butter
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli powder
  • 1 tsp Red Chilli Flakes
  • 1 tsp Oregano
  • 1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp Sugar

For other toppings

  • 1 cup Roasted Onions
  • Melted butter as needed to brush
  • Cheddar Cheese grated as needed
  • Mozzarella Cheese as needed
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 2 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Mayonnaise
  • Lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Chilli flakes

For the Seasoning:

  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Chilli flakes
  • 1 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Onion powder

Instructions

For the Dough

  • In a wide bowl, take the flour, add the instant yeast, salt, sugar, 1 tbsp olive oil and mix well.
  • Slowly add the warm water and knead to a soft dough. When you are able to gather it as a dough, add another tbsp Olive oil and knead for 10 mins.
  • Make a ball and place it in an oiled bowl, cover with cling wrap. Let it rest for 45 to 1 hour. Mine took about 45 mins to double.
  • Punch it down, knead again. Divide into 10 equal balls.

For the Paneer Marination

  • Wash and fine dice the paneer into very small cubes. Add all the ingredients and mix well. Adjust seasoning and keep it ready aside to use.

For the Pizza Sauce

  • Wash and chop the carrots. Wash the tomatoes and make a crisscross on the tomato. Microwave in a bowl of water along with finely chopped carrots for 5 to 6 mins.
  • Once done, allow it to cool, peel off the skin and make a puree.
  • Heat a nonstick pan with butter, saute crushed garlic, then add the tomato puree.
  • Add salt, chilli flakes, chilli powder and oregano and let it boil for a few mins.
  • Add tomato ketchup and mix. Finally add sugar, mix and switch off the flame.

For making Amritsari Paneer Pizza

  • Dice the onions as juliennes, roast it in oil and keep it aside.
  • Divide the dough into 2 balls. Dust well and roll it into 12" pizza base. Brush the top with melted butter.
  • Next spread the pizza sauce all over the disc. Divide the paneer equally between the two pizza base.
  • Sprinkle all over the disc, followed by the roasted onions.
  • next sprinkle with garlic powder, grated cheese, mixed herbs, oregano and onion powder along with red chilli flakes.
  • Preheat the oven to 200 C and bake for 20 to 25 mins. Check to ensure if the base is done.
  • Serve hot.
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