5 Desi Style Pizza Recipes That Will Make You Wake Up

Remember the first time you experimented with the toppings of your home made pizza? You felt nothing less than a Michelin-star chef, right? The first time you threw extra mushrooms because you didn’t have bell peppers, or added a different type of cheese to the base because plain mozzarella didn’t seem enough. If we have learned something from making pizza at home, it is that there are endless ways in which you can re-imagine your pizza and give it a new look. And while you’re at it, what about giving it a desi, fusion twist? Yes, you heard us. In this list, we have compiled some of our most off-beat but saliva-worthy recipes for you. From the base to the toppings, there are many ways that you can modify your pizza with ingredients lying around you.

5 Desi Style Pizza Recipes That Will Make You Wake Up:

1. Naan Veggie Pizza

Leave the pizza base for our own Naan and see the magic, Naan, is an Indian leavened bread, which serves as a great base for home-made pizzas. Throw in some cheese, vegetables, sauces of your choice and you are good to go. Click here for the recipe.

Skip the pizza base to our own naan

2. Kebab and Cheese Pizza

Italian Pizza received a Mughlai twist. This stuffed pizza comes with a smokey hot seekh kebab, and cottage cheese, onions, cottage cheese and lots of spices and herbs. Already slapped? Click here for the recipe.

3. Uttapam Pizza

If there is one dish that can pass as ‘Indian Pizza’, it is our favorite uttapam. Even though it is made on a griddle and is more crispy, the two dishes have some surprisingly similar characteristics. This uttapam pizza comes with the goodness of carrots and tomatoes. Here is the recipe of South Indian recipe with twist.


This Uttapam Pizza comes with carrot and tomato specialties.

4. Poultry Dough Pizza

Wait what ?! Can our humble poultry flour (or buckwheat flour) also be used to make a pizza base? This can give your pizza a healthy, fiber-rich upgrade with this recipe, including your other ‘pizza essentials’ such as mozzarella, sauce, and cheese. Click here for the recipe.

5. Jalebi-Rabri Pizza

In the mood to experiment, you might like this ‘sweet surprise’. Add crispy jalebi and silky rabri on top of a thin, crunchy pizza base. We are the best, you will not stop at a slice. Here is the recipe.

Try these pizza recipes and tell us how you liked it in the comments below.

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About Sushmita SenguptaSharing a strong interest for food, Sushmita likes all things good, tasty and smooth. Apart from discussing food, his other favorite pastime activities include reading, watching movies and watching binge TV shows.



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