How to make Calzone - Popular italian stuffed pizza.

This recipe has featured on the show Khanakhazana.

Main Ingredients : Refined flour (maida) (मैदा), Tomato concasse (टमाटर/टोमाटो कौनकास)

Cuisine : Italian

Course : Snacks and Starters

Calzone Recipe Card


Italian cuisine has developed through centuries of social and political changes, with roots stretching to antiquity.  Italian cuisine is simple and a number of dishes having only four to eight ingredients.  They rely mostly on the quality of ingredients rather than elaborate preparation.
Noteworthy changes in Italian cuisine happened with the discovery of the New World and the introduction of potatoes, tomatoes, bell peppers and maize, which are now an integral part of this cuisine.  Italian cuisine is known for its regional diversity each with a distinct taste.  This cuisine today is probably one of the most popular in the world.

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Prep Time : 1.30-2 hour

Cook time : 41-50 minutes

Serve : 4

Level Of Cooking : Difficult

Taste : Mild

Ingredients for Calzone Recipe

  • Refined flour (maida) 1 1/4 cups

  • Tomato concasse 1/2 cup

  • Fresh yeast 10 grams

  • Sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons

  • Salt to taste

  • Olive oil 3 tablespoons

  • Onions chopped 2 medium

  • Garlic crushed 4 cloves

  • Tomato puree 2 tablespoons

  • Dried mixed herbs 1/2 teaspoon

  • Crushed red chillies 1/2 teaspoon

  • Jalapeno chopped 1

  • Green capsicum 1/2 inch pieces 1 medium

  • Mozzarella cheese as required

  • Butter 50 grams


Step 1

Place the refined flour in the dough maker bowl. Heat a little water. Take the fresh yeast in a bowl, add the hot water and mix. Add this mixture to the flour.

Step 2

Start the equipment. Add one teaspoon sugar and salt. Add a little water from time to time till all the ingredients are well mixed and form a dough. Add one tablespoon of olive oil and mix.

Step 3

Put the dough into a bowl, cover with a damp cloth and set aside to rise and double its volume. Knock back the dough, cover with the damp cloth again and set aside to rise once more.

Step 4

Preheat oven to 180 °C/350 °F. Heat the remaining oil in a pan, add the onions and sauté. Add garlic and stir. Add tomatoes and continue to sauté. Add tomato puree and let it cook. 

Step 5

Add mixed herbs, crushed red chillies, salt and jalapeno, stir and cook. Add green capsicum and continue to cook. Add the remaining sugar and cook till the mixture is almost dry. Set aside to cool.

Step 6

Roll out the dough into four inch round discs. Spread the cooked mixture over, leaving half inch space all around. Grate mozzarella cheese over and fold the discs to form half moon shape.

Step 7

Seal the edges by pressing with a fork. Place these calzones on a greased baking tray. Brush with a little butter and bake in the preheated oven for about forty five minutes.

Step 8

Cut into halves and serve hot.