These are delicious , healthy pizzas,you can now snack or munch on this pizza guilty free . Made with whole wheat flour, Finger millet (Ragi) flour, Maize flour and Oats, this pizza is quite nutritious.Finger millet is an excellent source of natural calcium which helps in strengthening bones for growing children and aging people . Maize flour and Oats are rich in fiber and many vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants

Now if you have a kid like mine who is a pizza lover then this dish is definitely for you as this is more healthier and nutritious than regular pizza. You can pack it in your kid’s lunch box or serve as an evening snack. Besides this is also an easier alternative to satisfy pizza cravings when you are on dieting. And do remember that be it kids or grownups, everyone would just absolutely love it. So do try it next time!

*If you do not wish to use yeast, then substitute it with baking soda. Mix 3 tbsp Yogurt with 1/2 teaspoon baking soda and sugar in a bowl. Rest this mixture on the counter for 10 minutes and then add it to the flour mix and knead

**You can add any cheese you desire or skip it. Since I had made this for my kid, I had to add in cheese

*** Add any pizza toppings you desire, the veggies can be of your choice. Instead of veggies, you can add in grilled chicken/Cottage cheese (paneer) or Tofu too.

Do watch the video for better clarity in preparation and share your experience once you prepare the dish

Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 20 Total time: 30 mins

Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 cup Ragi flour (finger millet flour)
  • 1/4 cup Maize flour
  • 1/4 cup Instant oats
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/4 cup shredded or grated Mozzarella cheese
  • 1/4 cup pizza sauce
  • 1 tbsp instant yeast
  • 1 tsp salt + additional to taste
  • Lukewarm water for kneading – as required
  • 1.5 – 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil + additional to drizzle
  • 11/4 cup chopped veggies (Capsicum, bell peppers, Olives, cherry tomatoes etc) – of your choice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • For Garnish: 1/2 tbsp oregano
  • 1/2 tbsp parsley
  • 1 tbsp red chili flakes

Steps to prepare

  • Mix all the flours and oats in a bowl
  • Make 3 wells, add salt, yeast and sugar. Gently mix everything
  • Add lukewarm water as required and knead a smooth dough
  • Add 1.5 tbsp oil and knead again. Coat the dough with little oil
  • Cover and let it rest for 2 hours until it doubles in size
  • The dough can be stored in refrigerator upto 3 days. Prepare the dough in advance and use as required
  • Gently deflate the dough and knead for 2-3 minutes
  • Preheat oven to 170 deg cel and line baking tray with parchment paper
  • Make equal portions of dough. Roll into mini pizzas or into big pizzas and make small roundels from it
  • Roll thick or thin based on crust thickness desired.
  • Gently prick the pizza all over. Place on baking tray with gap between them
  • Bake for 8 -10 minutes , cool slightly
  • Drizzle little oil on all pizza bases. Apply pizza sauce on top
  • Spread chopped veggies and olives evenly over the pizza
  • Sprinkle little salt and pepper on top for additional taste – this is optional
  • Add cheese over the veggies
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until cheese melts in preheated oven at 180 deg cel
  • Sprinkle oregano, parsley and red chili flakes. Serve warm
Multigrain Mini Pizzas
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Posted by:Rekha Unni

Humble quirky soul embarking on beautiful journey of love called Life. Cooking is one of my favorite hobbies and I love experimenting with different types of foods. it's the love of cooking for my family which has made this hobby as one of my passions

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