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pizza sauce recipe | homemade pizza sauce recipe with detailed photo and video recipe. in essence, pizza sauce is tomato based sauce prepared by blenching tomatoes and spiced with herbs and garlic. essentially it is used as a spread for the pizza base before topping and baking pizza.
pizza saucepizza sauce recipe | homemade pizza sauce recipe with step by step photo and video recipe. basically a thicker version of tomato sauce which is primarily used as spread for pizza bread. it is typically prepared with red ripe tomatoes and spiced with basil leaves and italian herbs. depending upon the spice level, it is even mixed with chili flakes.

while you can easily get hundreds of option in a store, but it cannot match the content of preparing a homemade pizza sauce. to be honest, i was always, huge fan of domino’s veg pizza. until one day, when i realised how easy is to prepare pizza sauce. i knew preparing pizza is an easy task, but was always skeptical about pizza sauce recipe. i even use the same pizza sauce recipe in pasta, spaghetti and lasagna. i use the same sauce to prepare pizzas in oven and also pizzas on tawa or stove top.

homemade pizza sauce

furthermore some important tips for a perfect homemade pizza sauce recipe. firstly, use always red ripe tomatoes for sauce. it would give a good color and sweet taste to the sauce. secondly, any tomatoes should be fine for preparing sauce recipe. however for authentic taste, i would  san marzano tomatoes which are comparatively more sweet and meatier compared to others. lastly, store the sauce in a air tight container in fridge for long shelf life.

finally, do visit my other international recipe collection from my website, particularly, white sauce pasta, eggless sponge cake, 2 minute mug cake, veg hakka noodles, vanilla ice cream and  french fries recipe. in addition do visit my other recipes collection like,

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Recipe type: sauce
Cuisine: international
Serves: 1 bowl
Ingredients
  • 6 ripped red tomatoes
  • 2 tsp oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • ¼ onion, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp basil leaves, finely chopped
  • ¾ tsp sugar
  • ¾ tsp kashmiri red chilli powder / lal mirch powder
  • salt to taste
  • ½ tsp oregano
  • ¼ tsp chilli flakes
  • 1 tbsp tomato sauce
  • ½ tbsp butter
Instructions ( 1 cup =255 ml)
  1. firstly, slit x on bottom of tomatoes.
  2. furthermore, add 6 tomatoes (slitted at bottom) into boiling water and blanch.
  3. close the vessel and boil for 3-4 minutes or till the skin starts to leave from tomatoes.
  4. further, peel the skin of tomatoes once they cooled completely.
  5. then take 3 peeled tomatoes and blend to smooth purees.
  6. chop other 3 tomatoes discarding the seeds.
  7. transfer to the plate and keep aside.
  8. furthermore, heat oil in a non stick tawa or heavy bottomed pan.
  9. add chopped garlic and saute till they turn slightly golden brown.
  10. further, saute chopped onions till they change colour.
  11. then add chopped - deseeded tomatoes and cook completely.
  12. mash in between so that it turns mushy soon.
  13. also add prepared tomato puree (3 balanced tomatoes).
  14. mix well and add basil, sugar, chilli powder, oregano, chilli flakes and salt.
  15. mix well and get the sauce to a boil.
  16. further, cover and simmer the sauce for atleast 5 minutes or till the sauce turns thick.
  17. also add tomato sauce and butter.
  18. finally, mix well and pizza sauce is ready to prepare pizzas or pastas.


how to make homemade pizza sauce with step by step photo recipe:

  1. firstly, slit x on bottom of tomatoes. this helps to peel the skin of tomatoes easily once blanched.
    pizza sauce
  2. furthermore, add 6 tomatoes (slitted at bottom) into boiling water and blanch.
    pizza sauce
  3. close the vessel and boil for 3-4 minutes or till the skin starts to leave from tomatoes.
    pizza sauce
  4. further, peel the skin of tomatoes once they cooled completely.
    pizza sauce
  5. then take 3 peeled tomatoes and blend to smooth purees.
    pizza sauce
  6. chop other 3 tomatoes discarding the seeds.
    pizza sauce
  7. transfer to the plate and keep aside.
    homemade pizza sauce
  8. furthermore, heat oil in a non stick tawa or heavy bottomed pan.
    pizza sauce
  9. add chopped garlic and saute till they turn slightly golden brown.
    pizza sauce
  10. further, saute chopped onions till they change colour.
    pizza sauce
  11. then add 3 chopped – deseeded tomatoes and cook completely.
    homemade pizza sauce
  12. mash in between so that it turns mushy soon.
    homemade pizza sauce
  13. also add prepared tomato puree (3 balanced tomatoes).
    homemade pizza sauce
  14. mix well and add basil, sugar, chilli powder, oregano, chilli flakes and salt.
    homemade pizza sauce
  15. mix well and get the sauce to a boil.
    homemade pizza sauce
  16. further, cover and simmer the sauce for atleast 5 minutes or till the sauce turns thick.
    homemade pizza sauce
  17. also add tomato sauce. this helps to enhance the flavour of pizza sauce. homemade pizza sauce
  18. then add butter to make pizza sauce more silky and tasty.
    homemade pizza sauce
  19. finally, mix well and pizza sauce is ready to prepare pizzas or pastas.
    homemade pizza sauce


notes:

  • firstly, use bright red tomatoes, else sauce will not be of bright colour.
  • furthermore, always puree half the quantity of tomatoes and rest half chop them.
  • additionally, to make sauce more spicy add green chilli.
  • finally, pizza sauce stays fresh for a week or more when stored in a airtight container.

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Hebbar's Kitchen is all about Indian veg recipes. This blog is managed by me Archana and my husband, Sudarshan. I try to post my recipes with simple & easily available ingredients from kitchen. These posts are usually supported by short videos and photo recipes. Learn interesting recipes and share your feedback, as your feedback means a lot to me.

11 COMMENTS

  1. Hi ,
    I adore your recipe collection and the way you render it, it looks so easy and doable..

    When this recipe for both pizza sauce, why was the tomato sauce used at the we’ve of the cooking sauce?

  2. Hi, when you say 1 cup what is the size you are talking about since everyone’s cup sizes may vary and specifically for any baking exact measurements are needed for it to b fluffy and perfect

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