Pizza sauce is a sauce which is made from red tomatoes by blanching them and by adding oregano, chili flakes and basil. Many varieties are available in super markets but I usually prefer to make pizza sauce at home. It is used in making pizza, Spread all over the pizza base which make pizza tastier. You can also store it in refrigerator for about a month. Know how to make pizza sauce in a simple and easy way at home.
Required Ingredients for making pizza sauce-
- Fresh ripe tomatoes = 7
- Garlic = 6 to 7 cloves
- Red chili flakes = 1 tsp
- Oil or butter = 2 tbsp
- Onion = 1, small size, finely chopped
- Basil leaves = 2 tbsp
- Oregano = 1 tsp
- Sugar = 1/4 tsp
- Tomato ketchup or sauce = 1 tbsp
- Salt = as per taste
- Black pepper powder = 1/4 tsp
- Red chili or kashmiri red chili powder = 1/2 tsp
Know the procedure in easy steps-
Wash the tomatoes well and make slit x in bottom of tomatoes.
Take a pan, pour 3 cups of water in it and add slit tomatoes in it for blanching.
Boil the tomatoes until they softens or peel starts leaving tomatoes.
Now remove the peel of tomatoes and keep them aside.
Take a pan, add butter in it and also add chopped garlic in it, saute it few seconds and then add chopped onion in it. Let it become soft or pinkish in color.
Now add blanched tomatoes in pan and smash them. Add chili flakes, basil leaves, oregano, black pepper powder, salt, red chili powder and tomato ketchup.
Mix all the things well for 2 to 3 minutes.
Now let it cool for sometime and then take a blender jar, add the sauce in it and blend it into a smooth texture.
Your homemade pizza sauce is ready.
Store it in a container and keep it in a refrigerator for about a month.