Thin crust pizza..

By shanobiju

December 19, 2016


For the dough

1 cup All purpose flour/ Maida

3/4 cup Semolina flour

1 tsp Instant dry yeast

1/4 tsp Salt

Water 1/2 cup + 1 tbsp

1/2 tbsp Honey

1 tbsp Olive oil

For the flavouring oil

1 1/2 tsp Red chilli flakes

1 tbsp Olive oil

This is for one 8

Tomato blanched 1 medium sized

Onion 1 medium size

1 tsp Garlic paste

1/2 tsp Sugar


1/2 tsp Red chilli powder

1/2 tsp Thyme

1/2 tsp Basil

4-5 Mushroom

2 tbsp Paprika

3 tbsp Cheese grated


1Mix all purpose flour , semolina flour , instant dry yeast and salt well.

2Add honey.

3Mix well.

4Add water .

5Knead it gently for 4-5 minutes.

6Add oil and knead for 3-4 minutes.

7Shape it into a ball and place it in a well oiled bowl. Cover it with cling film.

8Meanwhile , prepare the flavouring.. Heat oil. Add red chilli flakes and heat it for a minute.Turn off the heat . Keep it aside.

9Now prepare the topping. Blanch the tomato and purée it. Keep onion paste and garlic paste ready . Heat 2 tbsp of oil in a pan . Add onion paste and garlic paste.Lower the heat . Stir well. Add tomato purée .Let it thicken. Add chilli powder. Now add tomato ketchup ,salt and sugar . Add 2 tbsp of water. Let it simmer. Add thyme and basil. Turn off the heat and add mushrooms and paprika..

10Let the dough double in volume.

11Now .. punch the dough gently.

12Add the flavoured oil.

13Shape it into a ball . Cover it with cling film and store it in an air tight container. Refrigerate it for an hour or two.

14Take the dough out . Take a small portion, which weigh around 115 gms. Shape it into a ball.

15Keep a 8" cast iron pan ready .

16Using a rolling pin ,roll it out into 8" diameter.

18Use a fork to prick the dough or your knuckles to make small depressions.. Pre heat the oven at 180 degree C with both top and bottom rods on. Place the dough in the oven without the toppings. Bake for 2-3 mins . Take the pan out and place the toppings .

19Cover with an aluminium foil and bake for 8-9 mins .Now take the pan out. Remove the aluminium foil. Place the pan back in the oven and bake for 8-9 mins.


10 Reviews

Shano Biju

May 19, 2018

It is always better to add ground semolina..


May 2, 2018

Can I use semolina without grinding? I just made the dough in a hurry using semolina. Will the crust be fine.

Shano Biju

April 13, 2017

You will get a better crust if you refrigerate..No ..not can use it straight from the fridge..😊


April 11, 2017

Is it important to keep in fridge?? When I take it out do I wait for it to come to room temperature?? Thanks

Shano Biju

March 6, 2017

Shubhangi ..It is the same .I powdered it in the mixie..


March 1, 2017

Is samolina flour the same as fine samolina??

Shano Biju

December 20, 2016

Seasons Greetings to you too..
Thankyou so much Suneetha..😍

Shano Biju

December 20, 2016

Ashel ..Thankyou 😍

Suneetha gr

December 19, 2016

Wow, so good, I must try it, thank you for sharing! Seasons Greetings to you!!!


December 19, 2016

i cant wait to try this.. making it right now.

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