Masala Keema Pizza

20-02-2012 20-09-32

How to make pizza dough base

  • 650g/1lb 5oz white flour
  • 7g sachet of easy-blend yeast
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 25ml/1fl oz olive oil
  • 50ml/2fl oz warm milk
  • 325ml/11fl oz warm water

Preparation method

Make the dough: mix the flour, yeast and salt together in a large mixing bowl and stir in the olive oil and milk. Gradually add the water, mixing well to form a soft dough.

Turn the dough out on to a floured work surface and knead for about five minutes, until smooth and elastic. Transfer to a clean bowl, cover with a damp tea towel and leave to rise for about 1½ hours, until doubled in size.

Adding toppings

Making of Keema

Kheema or mince can be made with any meat you prefer. It is extremely versatile and just changing the masala can result in a great new taste each time. Masala Kheema tastes delicious with Chapatis (Indian flatbread) or Parathas (pan fried Indian flatbread).

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 kg ground beef/ minced beef (you can use any ground meat you prefer for this recipe)
  • 3 tbsps vegetable/canola/sunflower cooking oil
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 2 medium-sized onions chopped fine
  • 1 tbsp garlic paste
  • 1 tbsp ginger paste
  • 2 tbsps coriander powder
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp garam masala (see link below for recipe to make your own)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 medium-sized tomatoes chopped fine
  • Juice of 1/2 a lime
  • Chopped coriander leaves to garnish

Preparation:

Heat the cooking oil in a wok or deep pan, on medium heat.

  • Add the cumin seeds and fry for 1 minute. Add the onions now. Fry till they turn a pale golden colour.
  • Add the ginger and garlic pastes and fry for 1 minute.
  • Add the minced meat and all the powdered spices – coriander, cumin, garam masala and salt to taste.
  • Continue to brown the minced meat, stirring often to prevent burning. This should take about 5-7 minutes.
  • Add the tomatoes, stir and cook till they are soft.
  • Turn the fire off, add the lime juice and stir.

Blue cheese, mushroom, ananas and capsicum

Other pizza toppings:

Blue cheese, mushroom, ananas and capsicum

on the pizza base use pizza sauce

Masala Keema Pizza ready to eat

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