ShareAs promised,here is the recipe for the Pizza Sauce I used in the Pizza recipe.
The tomatoes used in making the sauce need to be ripe and deep red in colour.
The sauce will be more than sufficient to spread over 3 large Pizzas.After you use it once,the sauce can be frozen and used when required.It will remain as fresh.
Ingredients:
  • Ripe tomatoes-8 medium sized
  • Oregano-1tsp(easily available in the spices section of supermerkets)
  • Basil-1tsp
  • Salt-1tsp
  • Sugar-1/2tsp
  • Red chilli powder-1tsp
  • Chopped garlic-2tsp
  • Chopped bell peppers(capsicum)-2tbsp(optional ,but the peppers give a wonderful aroma to the sauce)
  • Oil-2tbsp(olive oil preferably)
Method:
Make small plus shaped slits on the rear end of each of the tomatoes.
Blanch them in boiling water for about 2 mins.
Immerse the tomatoes into cold water.
The peel of all the tomatoes can be easily removed now starting from the rear end where the slits where made.
Chop half of the tomatoes very finely and blend the other half to a puree in a blender.
Heat oil,add the chopped garlc.
When the garlic turns golden brown,add the bell peppers,salt,sugar and saute well.

Add the choopped tomatoes and the puree and bring to a boil.
Add the chilli powder and let it simmer with lid closed for about 15mins till the tomaotes are totally cooked.
Add the oregano and basil boil for a couple of minutes.
If the sauce is too thick add some water to get it to a spreadable consistancy.
Cool and use.


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15 comments:

    Sushma Mallya said...

    Lovely colour,nice recipe for pizza sauce and loved that u used bell peppers in it..

  1. ... on February 22, 2010 at 9:29 AM  
  2. s said...

    this is sooo helpful..thanks a ton!

  3. ... on February 22, 2010 at 9:43 AM  
  4. Fathima said...

    love deep red color... thanks for sharing the recipe....

  5. ... on February 22, 2010 at 10:10 AM  
  6. kamalabhoopathy said...

    Beautiful colour and pizza sauce looks delecious.

  7. ... on February 22, 2010 at 12:06 PM  
  8. Priya said...

    I love making out pizza sauce at home, thanks for sharing ur version, will try next time..

  9. ... on February 22, 2010 at 12:08 PM  
  10. Pari said...

    Hi.Nice recipe. Nothing beats a freshly made sauce.
    http://cooking-goodfood.blogspot.com

  11. ... on February 22, 2010 at 12:31 PM  
  12. BeenaShylesh said...

    its realy a nice idea dear....all other items are here at my home...so i hve to get some Oregano....

  13. ... on February 22, 2010 at 3:18 PM  
  14. Cool Lassi(e) said...

    Looks awesome. Must be some sauce the Pizza looked so delicious and looked very very professional.

  15. ... on February 22, 2010 at 6:12 PM  
  16. Cicily Antony said...

    really useful recipe...

  17. ... on February 22, 2010 at 8:59 PM  
  18. Jyoti V said...

    Looks fantastic..I too make it at home..

  19. ... on February 22, 2010 at 10:29 PM  
  20. Rahin said...

    looks gorgeous

  21. ... on February 23, 2010 at 12:43 AM  
  22. Siddhi S said...

    nice pizza sauce anjum...nice recipe...loved the red colour

  23. ... on February 23, 2010 at 1:36 AM  
  24. AdukalaVishesham said...

    wow.. loved that color.. and nice recipe too.. we never tried making sauce at home.. this recipe looks very easy...

  25. ... on February 23, 2010 at 4:18 AM  
  26. Rachana Kothari said...

    The pizza sauce looks so tempting!!!

  27. ... on February 23, 2010 at 4:40 PM  
  28. shanthi said...

    The sauce is tempting and delicious

  29. ... on March 6, 2010 at 11:05 PM  
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