Bread Pizza With Chutney| Indian-Style Pizza

I am the sort of person who always stocks a bottle of hot green chutney in her refrigerator. I make the chutney fresh weekly and store it – gorgeously green and fragrant with the mint, coriander, garlic, ginger, onion and lemon that goes into it – for use later. The husband and I absolutely adore this green chutney, and we love using it as a side to jazz up our meals. It makes for a great spread for sandwiches and wraps, and adds a whole lot of zing to chaats. I never thought of using it in a pizza, though, until CookingFromHeart posted about it on her Instagram feed. And, then, I absolutely had to go ahead and make it!

(Here are some dishes you can use the hot green chutney in: Haryana-Style Aloo Chutney Pulao, Ponk Bhel, Chaat Bruschetta, Bombay-Style Bhel Poori)

The Bread Pizza, before being loaded with cheese, before it goes into the oven!

I used whole wheat bread, my home-made hot green chutney, loads of veggies and a smattering of cheese to make the Indian-Style Pizza, and it turned out absolutely fantabulous! It was super-duper delicious and healthy (if you choose to ignore the cheese), and took minimal effort to make. This Bread Pizza makes for a wholesome dinner for busy weekdays or lazy weekends, when you want to cook something hearty without stressing yourself out too much.

Do try this out, will you? Check out the recipe!

Ingredients:

  1. Slices of bread, as needed
  2. Hot green chutney, as needed (see Notes to know how to make this)
  3. Pitted, sliced olives, as needed
  4. Capsicum slices, as needed
  5. Chopped onion, as needed
  6. Seedless cucumber, chopped into rounds, as needed
  7. A few pieces of broccoli, chopped fine
  8. Grated cheese, as needed

Method:

  1. Preheat oven at 200 degrees for 10 minutes.
  2. Toast the bread slices for 4-5 minutes, at about 170 degrees. They should turn slightly crisp.
  3. Spread the hot green chutney evenly on the toasted bread slices.
  4. Arrange the cucumber roundels, sliced onion and capsicum, broccoli pieces and olives evenly over the bread slices.
  5. Top the bread slices with grated cheese.
  6. Place the prepared bread slices back in the oven. Bake at about 170 degrees for 4-5 minutes or till the cheese melts and the veggies have slightly cooked.
  7. Serve hot.

Notes:

  1. I have used whole wheat bread to make the base for this Indian-Style Pizza. You can use any variety of bread you prefer, or even home-made or store-bought pizza base.
  2. Here, I have used the vegetables that I had handy in my kitchen. You can use any veggies that you please. Zucchini, baby corn, sweet corn, mushrooms, tomatoes and sun-dried tomatoes are some vegetables that would go well with this Indian-Style Pizza. I avoided using jalapenos on the pizza because the chutney I have used is already quite spicy.
  3. I have used Amul processed cheese to make this Indian-Style Pizza. You may use any variety of cheese that you prefer.
  4. Here is how I make the hot green chutney.
  5. I made this Bread Pizza in my Morphy Richards OTG. You can even make this on a dosa pan, on a gas stove.
  6. I have not mentioned the quantities for any of the ingredients here. You can use as much or as little of the ingredients as you prefer, depending upon your personal taste preferences.

I hope you will try out this Bread Pizza too, and that you will love it as much as we do!

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Foodie Monday Blog Hop

This post is for the Foodie Monday Blog Hop. The theme for this week is ‘Recipes using bread’.

I’m sending this recipe to Fiesta Friday #226. The co-hosts this week is Jhuls @ The Not So Creative Cook.

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32 Comments Add yours

  1. Deboshree says:

    Looks delicious. Trying it out this evening! πŸ™‚

    1. @Deboshree

      Thank you! I’d love to know how you liked it! πŸ™‚

  2. poonampagar says:

    I often make bread pizza for my son..but never tried it using green chutney…your version sounds so flavorful..will give it a try soon..thanks for the wonderful share !

    1. @poonampagar

      Thank you! Do try this version out some time. πŸ™‚

  3. Megala says:

    Wow ! Love your green pizza, it looks so beautiful !!

    1. @Megala

      Thank you so much! πŸ™‚

  4. Amrita says:

    A wow bread Pizza Priya!Looks so yum!

  5. Oh i love a spicy pizza – this sounds like an excellent idea to me!

    1. @Fiona Maclean

      Do try this recipe out some time. If you like spicy pizza, you’ll love this! πŸ™‚

  6. Bread pizza with green chutney. Sounds so innovative and finger licking. Perfect for this theme. Loved it.

    1. @Batter Up With Sujata

      Thank you so much! πŸ™‚

  7. thats simple and interesting

    1. @mencanmakehomes

      Thank you!

  8. Sally says:

    The sharp and savoury ingredients of this have already got my tastebuds going. The chutney is the icing on the cake. It’s good to be green eh?!

    1. @Sally

      It’s definitely great to be green! πŸ™‚

      Yes, this chutney has sharp, brilliant flavours!

  9. Using mostly green veggies with green chutney to create this Indian style bread pizza makes it look so tempting and pretty. Lovely share for the theme Priya. I too always have some green chutney ready in the fridge to apply on my bread slices instead of butter.

    1. @Mayurisjikoni

      Thanks a bunch! πŸ™‚

  10. I adore Indian green chutney, I haven’t made it for ages, thanks so much of the reminder. That combination of mint and coriander at the heart of the flavours is so compelling. Love the idea of using it for little bread pizzas!

    1. @Kavita Favelle

      Oh, then you must absolutely try this out! πŸ™‚

  11. Bread pizza with green chutney is absolutely lip smacking. Innovative recipe Priya.

    1. @Preethi Prasad

      Thank you so much! πŸ™‚

  12. Jhuls says:

    You remind me that I haven’t made bread pizza in a while. These look amazing & perfect with that lovely chutney. Thanks for sharing at Fiesta Friday party! x

    1. @Jhuls

      Oh, these are so lovely in taste and so easy to make too! πŸ™‚

  13. waagmi says:

    how beautiful these pizzas are looking…you arranged them so nicely…superbbb

    1. @Waagmi

      Thank you so much! πŸ™‚

  14. So beautifully done πŸ™‚

    1. @kritisinghal2403

      Thank you! πŸ™‚

  15. I love these quick pizza using bread, the use of chutney here really gives a nice flavor !!

    1. @Sasmita

      Yes, the chutney adds a lot of flavour to the pizza! πŸ™‚

  16. Loved the thought behind these chutney and bread pizzas. Delicious!

    1. @afoodiehousewife

      Thank you! πŸ™‚

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