Friday, January 23, 2009

Mushroom & Cheese Calzone


Ingredients

For the dough

2 cups Maida

1 tsp dry yeast

1 tsp sugar

salt to taste

2 tsp oil

enough warm milk for kneading

For the filling

10-12 Mushroom

2 tbsp grated mozeralla cheese

2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

1/2 cup spring onion chopped

1 capsicum finely chopped

1 tsp fresh crushed peppercorn

1 tsp vinegar

2 tsp red chilli flakes

salt to taste

2 tsp oil

Method

For the dough

  • In a small bowl put yeast,sugar and warm water and mix and keep aside for 5 min till frothy

    In another big bowl add yeast mix, salt , maida and and enough warm milk to make a semi-soft dough
  • Cover with lid or cling film and keep it in a warm place for 2 hours so that the dough becomes double its size

For The filling

  • Heat oil in a pan, add spring onions and fry till translucent, then add mushroom and fry for 2-3 minute
  • Add capsicum and stir fry for few seconds, then add coriander leaves,salt,pepper,chilli flakes,vinegar and mix well 
  • Lastly add grated cheese and mix well till it melts
  • Take out the filling in a bowl and allow it to cool

For the calzone

  • Divide the dough into 10 marble sized balls, roll our one portion into thin chapathi
  • Put some filling in the center and put water at the edges and fold over to enclose the filling 
  • Press the edges well with a fork to seal
  • Repeat the same procedure for the remaining dough
  • Place the calzone on a greased tray and brush with little butter 
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 180 c for 20 minutes or till crisp 

(u can give any shape u desire)