How to make pizza dough? Step by Step easy guide

how to make pizza dough step by step guide

How to make pizza dough at home? Do you want to make a delicious pizza in the comfort of your kitchen? So, I am here to guide you step by step to help you achieve delicious results that impress your friends and family members. I am sure you will also love fast food like me and pizza must be your favorite of all. I am so excited to write about its complete process from its origin. It is the most beloved dish in the world. To get restaurant flavor you need to follow every step carefully.

How and Who invent pizza?

Pizza was first time made in Naples, Italy, and was named the pizza Margherita. It was created by a Neapolitan pizza maker Raffaelle Esposito in 1889. It was created in the honor of Queen. And now still it is very popular and the favorite food of millions in the world.


Follow the following step carefully and thoroughly for the best result for making pizza at home.

Step 1: Gather Your Ingredients:

The first and most important step is to collect all ingredients in one place. All of these ingredients can buy it in any store. All ingredients are of the following.

  1. 3 ½ cups of all-purpose flour (Buy Now)
  2. 1 tablespoon of sugar (It helps activate yeast and aid in the browning of the crust)
  3. 1 tablespoon of active dry yeast
  4. 2 teaspoons of salt
  5. 1 ½ cups of warm water
  6. 1 tablespoon of olive oil

Step 2: Combine Your Dry Ingredients: 

Once you’ve gathered all the above-mentioned ingredients, It’s time to start the making process of your pizza dough. Put flour, sugar, yeast, and salt in a mixing bowl and mix all these ingredients properly until they’re properly and evenly distributed. 

Step 3: Add Your Wet Ingredients:

In the third step add the wet ingredient ie; warm water and olive oil to the mixing bowl and stir it continuously.

Step 4: Knead Your Dough

Now it’s time to knead the dough. Whether you want to do this with a kneading machine or by hand. Knead all the ingredients and flour in the bowl for up to 10 minutes until it becomes smooth and elastic. You can add water or flour if the dough is sticky or dry to make it perfect.

Step 5: Let Your Dough Rise

Now it’s time to rise your dough before baking. For this first coat your bowl with olive oil and place your dough inside that bowl and cover it with a damp towel. Place your bowl in a warm and draft-free place and wait until the dough becomes double in size. Remember this step is important for the perfect result.   

Step 6: Punch Down Your Dough

After waiting for an hour till doubling in size, knead the dough with your hand a few times to get rid of air bubbles in the dough. It is important for the consistent texture of dough. It will also distribute yeast in pizza dough and will create a more even texture of your dough.  

Step 7: Roll Out Your Dough

If you have done your previous 6 steps then you are ready to move toward the final steps of making pizza. It’s time for rolling your pizza dough. Dust your surface with flour put the dough on and start rolling with the rolling pan. You can roll out to the desired thickness. Rolling gives a perfect round shape to get the feeling of restaurant-made pizza.

Step 8: Add Your Toppings

After rolling and giving a perfect shape to the dough it’s time to add toppings to the pizza. For toppings use the following ingredients. Remember these are basic topping options, You can customize them according to your wish. Like you can also add chicken or beef or mutton as a topping to your pizza.

  • Tomato sauce
  • Cheese
  • Pepperoni
  • Sausage
  • Mushroom
  • Onions
  • Peppers
  • olives

Step 9: Bake Your Pizza

Oh, you have waited for so long now it’s time to make and impress with your delicious hard work. After adding the topping its time to place your pizza on the baking sheet and preheat your oven to 450°F (230°C) place your pizza inside and wait for 10 to 15 minutes until it turns golden brown and the cheese is melted.

Step 10: Enjoy Your Homemade Pizza:

Have a slice for me? Enjoy…

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