Pizza roll

IMG_8961How to make a Pizza Roll ?

 

 

 

 

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 cups luke warm water
  • 7 g instant / easy yeast
  • 4 cups strong bread flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 3 tbsp olive oil

Filling

  • 5 ripe tomatoes, washed and chopped
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp basil
  • a pinch of salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese

Procedure:

  • Heat the water till just warm to the finger. Add the yeast and dissolve it in the water. Stir in 1 heaped teaspoon flour. Cover with tea towel and leave for 10 minutes.
  • In a mixing bowl, mix the flour, salt, oregano and oil. Stir in the yeast mixture.
  • Knead for 5 minutes, form into a ball and place in an oiled bowl. Cover the bowl with a tea towel and leave to rise for about an hour in a warm place.
  • Meanwhile, wash and chop the tomatoes. Preheat the oven to 220C/ 425F.
  • In a saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the herbs, salt and pepper. Stir in the tomatoes and cook them for 2-3 minutes. Leave to cool.
  • Roll out the pastry into an oblong shape (rectangular) 30 x 40 cm approx.
  • Spread the tomato on the top of the pastry and cover with grated mozzarella cheese, reserving 1 tbsp for the top .
  • Roll the pastry like a mat with the stuffing and seal the end with the help of a little water.
  • Place the roll on baking tray which is lined with parchment paper.
  • Now, sprinkle the rest of the mozzarella cheese on the topĀ  and leave to prove for 30 minutes.
  • Bake them in a preheated oven at 220C for 15minutes, then lower the heat to 180C/ 375F for 20-25 minutes.
  • Serve hot to Lord Krishna and enjoy His Prasadam.