mini pizza

Pizza , it is one of the recipe in my to do list for a long time. I tried Tortilla pizza , but wanted to make this pizza with home made pizza dough . Finally i made it last week for my kids and surprised them after the came back from school. I made it into mini pizza so that it will be easy for me to share the pizza among  my 2 kids! Over to the recipe of vegetarian pizza with home made pizza dough.
check out my Tandoori paneer pizza recipe.

Mini pizza recipe
Home made vegetarian pizza

  Preparation Time : 1HR 15 mins | Cooking Time : 15  Mins |   Yields : 10 MINI PIZZAS

    All purpose flour  1 and 1/2 cup
    Dry yeast   2 and 1/2 tsp
    Warm water  1/2 cup
    Sugar  1/2 tsp
    Salt  1/2 tsp
    Olive oil   1 tblsp
    Grated mozzarella Cheese - 3/4 cup to 1 cup
     Pasta sauce   1/4 cup
     Red chilli flakes   As needed
     Oregano   as needed
      Mixed veggies (for pizza topping)*

*I used onions, green capsicum, red bell peppers and carrots.


  • Add the yeast, sugar and salt in luke warm .
  • Let this sit for ten minutes and stir nicely.
  • Add yeast Yeast mixture
  • In a wide bowl add the flour and make a dent.
  • Pour in the  yeast mixture and knead it into a smooth dough. Add oil while kneading. You may need 1-2 tblsp extra water to knead the dough.
flour knead dough
  • Cover with a wet damp cloth or with a vessel and keep it aside for an hour. 
  • The dough must have doubled  in size by this time. Mean while keep the veggies ready.
cover dough Raised dough
  • Punch down the dough and roll it on a floured surface.
  • With a sharp lid or cookie cutter, cut it down into mini pizzas. If you want to continue with the regular big pizza ,you can skip this step.
  • Place the cut pizza base in  a baking tray lined with parchment paper.
mini pizza IMG_1692
  • Spread pasta sauce over each slice.
  • sprinkle cheese on all slices.Adding cheese at this stage is optional.
spread sauce Spread cheese
  • Arrange the veggies on the top. Mix little bit of salt to the veggies.
  • Add cheese on the top. Actually i added bit less. As the grated cheese packet which i used was little bit small and i wanted to make it equally distributed for all pizza.
  • Sprinkle chilli flakes and oregano to this.
Add veggies Add cheese
  • Bake this in a the Oven for 10 to 12 minutes or till the cheese melts at 170 degree C.
baked pizza
  • Pizzas are ready for serving.
  • I used carrots, capsicums and onions for toppings. You can use any veggie of your choice. Olives, mushrooms and even only tomatoes and cheese can be used.
  • You can replace half cup of all purpose flour with whole wheat flour. Don't make it 3/4 + 3/4. It may be thick and dry.
  • Always ensure the water you soak the yeast is luke warm. If it is too hot the yeast will not rise , if it is too cold also it won't raise.

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  1. pizza look damm good.and home made are always tasty and y. health

  2. Very cute looking pizzas...and beautifully made..they look very tempting

  3. Can i use baking soda instead of yeast ? if so will it of the same quantity ?

  4. Lovely.its in my draft.have to post soon. Loved those mini.its cute :)

  5. yummy pizza and looking so cute dear.will post it soon

  6. Pizzas are looking so cute.... Lovely....

  7. Pizzas looks so delicious , love to grab one two....

  8. Pizza looks so delicious.. It is in my draft too. Kids would love this cute colorful pizza

  9. So colorful and cute, your kids would have loved it..

  10. Can you suggest a method to bake the pizza without oven?

  11. Do we get ready made yeast? if yes any precautions before buying?

  12. Like the mini Pizza Idea.. Guess it work out well for parties.

  13. this looks absolutely amazing... would love to grab it!

  14. Pizzas look nice. But yeast quantity is quite high for quantity of flour. Just 1 tap yeast gives good results. Adding 1 tbsp milk powder enhances taste of pizza. Please try it.

  15. Pizzas look nice. But yeast quantity is quite high for quantity of flour. Just 1 tap yeast gives good results. Adding 1 tbsp milk powder enhances taste of pizza. Please try it.

  16. Lovely and cute looking pizzas.

  17. looks yummy.....happy to follow u also view my space

  18. Hey jeyashri, can I add baking powder/soda instead of yeast.. also can this be made on tava

  19. mmmmmmmmmm i love pizza so much thanks a lot easy to prepare in my home wat a yammy dish
    netlon Coimbatore

  20. hai jeyasree,I am a regular visitor to your site. I have tried some dishes too. Very nice and good photos.Good.keep going.grt work

  21. Can I replace wheat flour , pls reply

    1. You can try, but texture will not be same . Little dry