Mini Pizza Cups


For The Dough
1/2 tsp dry yeast
1/2 tsp sugar
1 cup plain flour (maida)
plain flour (maida) for rolling

For The Filling
1 tbsp oil
1 tsp finely chopped garlic (lehsun)
1/4 cup finely chopped onions
1/4 cup finely chopped capsicum
1 cup finely chopped mushrooms (khumbh)
1/2 cup boiled sweet corn kernels (makai ke dane)
salt to taste
1 cup white sauce

Other Ingredients
1/2 cup pizza sauce
3/4 cup grated processed cheese
dry red chilli flakes (paprika) for sprinkling
dried mixed herbs for sprinkling
For the dough
Combine dry yeast, sugar and 2 tbsp of lukewarm water in a small bowl and mix well.
Cover with a lid and keep aside for 5 minutes.
Combine the plain flour, yeast-sugar mixture in a deep bowl and knead into a soft dough using enough water.
Cover the dough with a damp muslin cloth and keep aside for 1 hour.
Press the dough lightly to remove the air and divide the dough into 11 equal portions. Keep aside.

For the filling
Heat the oil in a broad non-stick pan, add the garlic and onions and sauté on a medium flame for 1 minute.
Add the capsicum and sauté on a medium flame for 2 minutes.
Add the mushrooms, sweet corn kernels and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
Add the white sauce, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
Divide the filling into 11 equal portion and keep aside.

How to proceed
Roll each portion of the dough into a 75 mm. (3”) diameter circle using some plain flour for rolling.
Press each rolled portion of the dough into the cavities of a greased muffin tray. Keep aside.
Fill each cavity with 2 tsp of pizza sauce and portion of the prepared filling.
Sprinkle 1 tbsp of cheese, little chilli flakes and little mixed herbs evenly in each pizza cup and bake in a pre-heated oven at 200°c (400°f) for 15 to 20 minutes.
Serve immediately.

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