Homemade Tawa Pizza


For the dough:

Maida – 3 cups (360 g) + dusting Water – 1 cup (warm)

Dry active yeast – 2 tbsp

Sugar – 1/4th tsp

Salt – 1/4th tbsp

Olive oil – 2 tbsp + for greasing

For the Pizza Sauce:

Tomato puree – 2 cups

Olive oil – 2 tbsp

Salt – 1 tsp

Tomato ketchup – ½ cup

Red chilli powder – 2 tsp

Garlic – 5-6 chopped

Mixed herbs – 2 tsp

Onion- 1 (finely chopped)

For The Toppings:

Green bell pepper – ½ (cut into 2-inch thin pieces)

Yellow bell pepper – ½ (cut into 2-inch thin pieces)

Onion – 1 (cut into 2-inch thin pieces)

Mozzarella cheese – 1 cup (grated)

Oregano – As desired (for sprinkling)

Red chilli flakes – As desired (for sprinkling)

Pizza sauce – 1 cup


1. Take a pan. 2. Brush it with the olive oil and keep it aside. 3. Take a finely kneaded pizza dough, a thinner one will be preferable as it will take lesser time to be cooked evenly on the tawa. 4. Make it flat and place it on the tawa. 5. Close the lid and let it cook on low flame for a while. 6. Open the lid. 7. Flip the pizza base on the other side to cook it evenly. 8. Close the lid again. 9. Open the lid and smear the pizza sauce all over the pizza dough. 10. Put onion on the top of your pizza base. 11. Add ½ of a yellow bell pepper. 12. Add ½ of a green bell pepper. 13. Add the grated cheese. 14. Sprinkle chilli flakes and oregano on the top. 15. Close the lid. 16. Take a tawa pan. 17. Place the sauce pan on the top of the tawa pan. 18. Cook it for 40-45 minutes. 19. Now open the lid. 20. Remove the pizza from the pan and cut it into pieces with a knife or a pizza cutter. 21. Serve hot.