Monday, May 23, 2016

Idli-Sambhar Pizza

      Yes, you heard it right-- Fusion dining is in.! Fusion cuisine is always a delight for me! Personally I enjoy making fusion foods the most. It creates magic and is fairly easy to do..This recipe is South Indian-Italian fusion healthy pizza recipe to enjoy the union of both south-Indian and Italian spices..'Idli-Sambhar Pizza"!! Humm, sounds already yummy, right?  I am pretty sure you are going to love this spice-enriched version of this Pizza.  This is the hit version of pizza in my family. A successful fusion is the one that can discover unheard of combinations and that can please most palates!!--And here it is so, without further elaboration, here is the recipe.....:)

My #foodiemonday #blog hop entry for #pizzamania challenge.. Hip Hip horry for today's Pizzamania!!

15 Idlis
For sauce;
1/4 cup chopped onions
1 teaspoon garlic & green chili paste
1/4 cup chopped green onions
1 cup pizza sauce or tomato puree(I prefer Pizza sauce)
1 tablespoon ketchup
1 tablespoon red hot chili sauce or Sriracha sauce or thai sauce ( I used sriracha sauce)
1 teaspoon red chili powder
2 tablespoon Sambhar masala
1/2 to 1 teaspoon sugar
Salt to taste
for Garnish;
1 cup of mix chopped onions, chopped bell-pepper, chopped cilantro, chopped pickle jalapeño
1/2 teaspoon dry red crushed pepper 
1/4 teaspoon Italian mix herb seasoning(optional)
1/2 to 1 cup grated mozzarella cheese 
For sauce;
* Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat.
* Add chopped onions and garlic & green chili paste.
* Cook for a minute.
* Add chopped green onion and cook for another a minute.
* Add pizza sauce or tomato puree, mix and cook.
* Add ketchup and sriracha sauce, mix well.
* Add sambhar masala, red chili powder, salt and sugar.
* Mix and turn of the stove.
* Blend the sauce with hand blender. (this is optional step)

Assemble the Pizza;* Pre-heat the oven on 180*c.
* Take one Idli.

* Spread little sauce on it and spread some grated cheese on it.

* Arrange some mix of chopped onions, bell-peppers, cilantro and jalapeño.

* Sprinkle some dry red crushed pepper along with Italian seasoning.* Garnish all Idlis like this.

* Greased the baking try and arrange all Idlis on it.* Bake all Idli-Sambhar Pizza on 180*c for about 5 minutes.
* Serve them hot..

* Enjoy the fusion version of Idli-Sambhar Pizza!!!!