How to Make Pizza without Oven
Making pizza without oven, strange as it may sound, is possible provided you have a good non-stick pan at home. Preparing the dough and the toppings is the same as for a conventional pizza. But we can also make pizza without an oven, we will use the hob to obtain a crisp and delicious dough. At OneHowTo.com, we'll show you how to make pizza without oven quickly and easily.
You can make your pizza without oven with any ingredients you like, adding your favourite vegetables to create a delicious dish to your taste. You can also replace the tomato sauce with a creamy sauce. It's your pizza - make it the way you like it!
To begin you need to make your pizza dough. Here is how to make pizza dough. Start by diluting the yeast in a little water, then add the oil. In a bowl, mix the salt and flour, make a well in the middle and pour in the water, yeast and oil mixture. Stir with a wooden spoon until all the ingredients are mixed into a dough.
Remove the dough from the bowl and place it on a flat surface (table or counter) that is clean and dusted with a little flour. Knead the dough until it becomes completely smooth, elastic and pliable. This process can take 5 to 10 minutes. Place the dough back in the bowl, cover with flour and leave to stand until it has doubled in size, which may take an hour. Let it sit more if you can, up to 6 hours. The ideal is to leave the dough to rest in an area away from wind or cold; for example, in the microwave.
When the dough for making pizza without oven is ready, start to stretch it out on a clean, floured surface. Manipulate the dough into the shape of the pan you will be using - it shouldn't be larger than the pan - and then put the dough in your pan. Make sure the pizza is not to thick to make sure you pizza without oven cooks evenly in the pan.
You can also stretch the dough directly into the pan you're going to cook it in.
Turn on the hob to a medium heat. It is important to cook a pizza without oven slowly, otherwise it will burn underneath while the top is still raw. Add all you toppings well and then cover the pan, allowing the heat and steam to cook the dough on top, as if it was an omelette.
Leave to cook for about 30 minutes, but check the base of the dough a couple of times at least to make sure it doesn't burn. Pizza without oven should be crispy and delicious, but it won't go brown on top as in this cooking method we're not using a grill. No matter, the result is still delicious, and means we can enjoy great food without the need for baking.
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