Paneer Naan Pizza Recipe

Paneer Naan Pizza Recipe is a fusion recipe of Indian flatbread Naan topped with flavourful pizza toppings.  All Purpose Flour (Maida), Baking powder, Salt, Sugar, Milk, Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt), Ghee, Lukewarm Water, Blanched tomatoes, Garlic, Red Chilli flakes, Dry mix herbs, Basil leaves, Butter (Salted), Salt, Mozzarella cheese, Red Yellow and Green Bell Peppers (Capsicum), Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese), Onion, Red Chilli flakes, Italian seasoning, Butter (Salted)   For the Naan: 1 cup All Purpose Flour (Maida) , more for dusting 1 teaspoon Baking powder Salt , to taste 1/2 teaspoon Sugar 1/4 cup Milk , warm 1/4 cup Hung Curd (Greek Yogurt) 1 tablespoon Ghee , or cooking oil  Lukewarm Water , as needed For Pizza Sauce : 4 Blanched tomatoes 4 cloves Garlic 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli flakes 1/2 teaspoon Dry mix herbs 5 Basil leaves , finely chopped 1/4 teaspoon Butter (Salted) , melted Salt , to taste For Pizza Toppings : 1/2 cup Mozzarella cheese , grated 1 cup Red Yellow and Green Bell Peppers (Capsicum) , thinly sliced 100 grams Paneer (Homemade Cottage Cheese) 1 Onion , sliced Seasoning : 1/2 teaspoon Red Chilli flakes 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning , (adjust) 1 tablespoon Butter (Salted) , or oil to grease     60   30     To prepare Paneer Naan Pizza Recipe, add all the dry ingredients mentioned for naan including all purpose flour, baking flour, salt, sugar, milk to make the dough in a wide bowl and mix well.Add warm water and start mixing the dough to bring them together.Now add the ghee, curd and try to knead and form a smooth dough adding few drops of warm water if the dough is dry.Knead the dough for at least minutes 10 minutes or till the dough becomes soft and pliable.Place the dough in a bowl and cover using a damp cloth. Rest the dough for at least 45 minutes in a dry and warm place.Once the dough is rested, divide them into 2 equal portions. Dust your working counter with flour, roll each portion into balls.Using a rolling pin or your hand, gently roll out the naans in your desired shape.Heat a tava till it gets smoking hot. Place the rolled out naan bread on the tava.You will start seeing bubbles on the naan as it cooks. When done on one side, flip and cook the other side.Repeat the same process for all the naans.The next step is to make the pizza sauce. Puree the blanched tomatoes along with the garlic cloves.Heat a pan with butter or oil and add the tomato puree.Add red chilli flakes, basil leaves, dry herbs and allow the sauce to thicken by cooking it over low flame for 5-6 minutes and switch off. Pizza sauce is ready.*Assembling the Naan Pizza:Line a baking tray with foil. Apply a coat of butter or oil on the foil using a brush .Assemble the naans on the baking tray.Grease the naan with butter. Spread the pizza sauce over each naan.Sprinkle cheese generously. Arrange the toppings of bell peppers, onions and paneer over the cheese.Sprinkle the Italian seasoning on top.Bake them in a pre heated oven at 180 degrees C for 15 minutes or till the time the cheese melts.Paneer Naan Pizza is a fantastic party idea and can be had as a main dish for pizza party at home, along with Penne Arrabiata Pasta and a party dessert like Strawberry Cheesecake Bars Recipe