Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Soft Pizza Pillows


 


These pizza bites are not only cute but very soft too. Bite into one and you will not stop with just. Kids will just go gaga over these.The texture is so soft , the taste of the the basil, cheese and veggies is heavenly and the look is so cute.
INGREDIENTS
Makes 5 PILLOWS

FOR THE DOUGH 
All purpose flour                         1 cups
Instant yeast                               1/2tsp
Salt                                            1/2tsp
Sugar                                         1/4 tsp
Water nearly                              1/2 cup
Olive oil                                     1/2 tbsp

FOR THE FILLING
Onion                                      1/2(chopped)
Tomato                                    1(chopped)
Green bell pepper                     1/2 (chopped)
Mozzarella                                5 small cubes
Pizza sauce                                3tbsp

PREPARATION
Mix everything except oil to form a soft smooth Dough
Now add oil and knead again(10 minutes)
Transfer this to a greased bowl. Cover it loosely and let it double in volume nearly for 1 hr
Knock down the dough

Roll into into a rectangle 1/4" thickness
Cut it into 5 equal rectangles
Meanwhile mix all the veggies for the filling in a bowl
Spread the pizza sauce in each rectangle
Place 1 tbsp of filling in one half of the rectangle
Keep a cheese cube on it
fold the other part of the rectangle on this , so that it is covered into a packet
Press all the edges with a fork
Make all the five pizza pockets the same way
Preheat the oven to 210C
Arrange all the five on a prepared baking tray
Brush milk on all the pockets
Bake for 18-20 minutes or until the top starts to brown
Let it cool on a wire rack
Serve warm with Marinara sauce


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