No Yeast Chickpea Pizza Crust With Spiced Veggie Toppings

If you are bored with making/eating the same kind of pizza every time then try this quick no yeast quick chickpea pizza crust for a change .Chickpeas make the crust of this hearty pizza colorful, fragrant and dense. Though the ingredients are many, a lot are pantry staples and the it comes together easily for an impressive entree.


For Chickpea Pizza Crust:

Rinsed drained canned chickpeas:- 1 cup
Cold butter, cubed:- 1/3 cup
Salt:- 1 tsp
Ground cumin:- 1/2 tsp
Turmeric:- 1/2 tsp
All-purpose flour:- 1-1/2 cups

For Spice Vegetable Toppings

Vegetable oil:- 2-3 Tbsp
Onion, sliced:- 1
Garlic, minced:- 2 cloves
Ground coriander:- 1/4 Tsp
Ground cumin:- 1/4 Tsp
Salt:- 1/4 Tsp
Pepper:- 1/4 Tsp
Cayenne pepper:- 1/4 tsp
Green ,yellow or red pepper, thinly sliced:- 1
Broccoli , cut into small florets:- 1 Cup
Rinsed drained canned chickpeas:- 1 Cup
Tomato Sauce/Ketchup:- 2-3 Tbsp
Lemon juice:- 1 Tbsp
Fresh coriander or parsley, chopped:- 2 Tbsp
Almond butter or peanut butter:- 2 Tbsp


1) In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; fry onion, garlic, ground coriander, cumin, salt, pepper and cayenne, stirring often, until softened.

2) Add bell pepper, broccoli and chickpeas; fry, stirring often, until pepper is softened.

3) Add tomato sauce and lemon juice, Stir in fresh coriander and almond/peanut butter; let cool. (Make-ahead: refrigerate in airtight container for up to 24 hours; to continue, let stand at room temperature for 20 minutes.)

4)In food processor, pulse together chickpeas, butter, 3 tbsp cold water, salt, cumin and turmeric until crumbly. Add flour; pulse until combined.

5)Turn out onto floured surface; knead until smooth, about 2 minutes.

6)Cut in half; roll out each to 10-inch (25 cm) circle.

7)Spread the vegetable mixture.

8) Bake in bottom third of 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) oven until golden brown, about 10-15 minutes.

Serve hot.


kitchen queen said...

innovative and super delicious recipe.

Vimitha Anand said...

Ah very healthy pizza... will try soon

Anonymous said...

This look wonderful! Cant wait to try it.

divya said...

Delicious and mouthwatering...

OurJaipur.Com said...

Looks Yummy.

Divya Shivaraman said...

that looks simply yum and indian

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