Jain Pizza Sauce
Prep Time:10 Mins
Cook Time:8 Mins
Total Time:18 Mins
Here’s a classic Italian sauce, which can be enjoyed heartily by Jains as well.
Chunky and warm on the palate, this tangy sauce gives a reverberating burst of flavour to any pizza it is used in.
With the beautiful flavours of tomato and basil coursing through it, this sauce is also blissfully easy to make. It uses common ingredients and doesn’t take too long to prepare.
You can use it immediately on store it in an airtight container in the refrigerator. In the fridge it lasts for two days, but in the freezer it lasts for at least a month.
2 tsp olive oil
5 tbsp chopped basil
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dry red chilli flakes (paprika)
2 tsp jain tomato ketchup
1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper (kalimirch)
1/2 tsp chilli powder
1 tsp sugar
salt to taste
Step 1 Heat the olive oil in a deep non-stick pan, add the tomatoes, mix well and cover with a lid and cook on a medium flame for 3 to 4 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
Step 2 Add the basil, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 1 minute.
Step 3 Add the oregano, chilli flakes, tomato ketchup, pepper powder, chilli powder, sugar and salt, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 2 to 3 minutes, while stirring occasionally.
Step 4 Switch off the flame, let it cool completely, transfer to a mixer and blend till coarse.
Step 5 Store in an air- tight container in the freezer. Use as required.