Vegan Hummus Pizza

Vegan Pizza, eh? you may ask with a disapproving look....But let me assure you, this pizza will really impress you! You will not miss the cheesiness of a normal pizza. The flavours and ingredients that go into this pizza give you a mind blowing yumminess in each bite.. The base is home made, I used hummus to spread on the base. The hero of the recipe is caramelised onion, and along with grilled zucchini, baby corn and sundried tomatoes, this pizza is a show stopper. Go ahead and impress somebody today with this vegan pizza !!

Ingredients :

  • Pizza base (You can use store brought base, though home baked ones would be much better)
      For the hummus spread :
  • Chick peas soaked overnight  - 1 cup
  • Lime juice                               - 2 tsps
  • Olive oil                                  - 2 tbsps
  • Salt to taste
      For the toppings  :
  • Onions sliced thinly           2 Nos.
  • Baby corns sliced               8 or 9 nos.
  • Zucchini sliced                   2 Nos.
  • Sundried tomatoes              1/2 cup
  • olives  & jalapeƱos              as required
  • cilantro
  • Mixed sundried herbs (oregano,basil, thyme)
  • salt and pepper
  • olive oil

Method :
  • To prepare the hummus spread, first pressure cook the chick peas till it turns soft. Blend the cooked chickpeas along with lime juice till it turns smooth and fluffy. Toss the salt and olive oil and mix well.
  • In a wok, heat olive oil. Add the sliced onions and toss till the oil gets coated evenly on the onions. Keep tossing and let it get roasted nicely. Add a pinch of sugar to help in caramelising. Keep roasting, taking care they don't get burnt.
  • Now toss in the sliced zucchinis, baby corn and salt. Mix well. Let it cook for a while and then grill it for a few seconds.
  • Finally add the mixed herbs and pepper.
  • Now pre-heat the oven for ten minutes
  • Take a pizza base and spread hummus generously. sprinkle some olive oil if needed.
  • Top with the grilled veggies.
  • Add olives and jalapeƱos as required and top with chopped cilantro.
  • Bake this for ten minutes.
  • Enjoy!!

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