How To Make Pizza At Home – 5 Awesome Recipes By Nigerian Chefs

If you like pizza like I do and you want to make pizza at home by yourself, this wonderful collection is for you. Learn how to make pizza dough and also how to make pizza sauce at the same time.

There are many pizza recipes by other Nigerian chefs, but these five simple recipes stood out for me – mouthwatering and very easy to make.

I can’t stop drooling! Get your oven ready for the best pizza we have ever had so far by Nigerian chefs.

Check them out and make one for yourself.

Chicken Suya Pizza By Chef Nma

Photo Credit: Nigerian Lazy Chef

Chef Nma said she loves chicken suya and pizza. So, here is a creative combo by her.

Prep time: 30 mins
Cook time: 10 mins
Total time: 40 mins

Serves: 4-6

Ingredients

For The Dough:

  • All purpose flour – 2½ cups
  • Yeast – 1½ teaspoon (you can use 1¾teaspoon of baking powder)
  • Olive oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Nutmeg – ½ teaspoon
  • Sugar – 1 teaspoon
  • Olive oil to brush dough – 2 teaspoons
  • Warm water – ¾ cups

For The Pizza Sauce:

  • Small red bell pepper – 1
  • Plum tomatoes – 4
  • Small habanero or ata-rodo – 1 (optional)
  • Garlic clove – 1
  • Small onion – 1
  • Olive oil – 1 cooking spoon
  • Salt to taste
  • Bouillon

For The Topping:

  • Diced (or sliced) green pepper – 1 (optional)
  • Small sized onion – 1 (diced or sliced)
  • Plum tomatoes (sliced) – 1
  • Yaji seasoning – 1tbsp
  • Cheese – 1½ cup

For The Chicken:

  • Boneless, skinless chicken breast – 2
  • Yaji powder – 1½ tablespoons
  • Dry ground chili pepper – 1 teaspoon (optional)
  • Peanut oil (you can use any cooking oil) – 1-3 tablespoons
  • Salt to season
  • Butter – 1tablespoon

Check the recipe on Nigerian Lazy Chef

Homemade Pizza Recipe By Chef Lola

Photo Credit: Chef Lola’s Kitchen

Lola said it all – a good pizza starts with a good dough. Get your quality dough and learn how to make this delicious pizza at home

Prep Time: 25 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Resting Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

Servings: 6 Servings

Ingredients

For The Pizza Dough:

Bread Flour – 3 cups
Yeast – 2 teaspoon
Sugar – 1 tablespoon
Water – 1-1/4 cups
Olive Oil – 3 tablespoon
Salt or to taste – 1/4 teaspoon

For The Pizza Sauce:

Tomato paste – 3/4 cup (6 oz)
Italian seasoning – 1-1/2 tablespoon
Onion powder – 1/2 tablespoon
Garlic minced – 2 cloves
Black Pepper – 1/2 tablespoon
Olive Oil – 3 tablespoons
Water – 3/4 – 1 cup
Honey (or Brown Sugar) – 1/2 teaspoon
Salt or to taste – 1/4 teaspoon

Check the recipe on Chef Lola’s kitchen

Dooney’s Nigerian Meatzza By Chef Dunni

Photo Credit: Dooney’s Kitchen

Meatzza indeed! If you want it simple, then you can check this out. Dooney deserves a medal for this step by step pizza recipe.

Prep time: 35 mins
Cook time: 20 mins
Total time: 55 mins

Serves: 3

Ingredients

  • Meat (minced)
  • Sliced onions
  • Cherry Tomatoes
  • Oatmeal
  • Parmesan Cheese (optional)
  • Eggs – 1 or 2
  • Red chili (or ata rodo)
  • Sliced tatashe & green pepper
  • Dry Pepper
  • Ground uziza seeds
  • Uziza leaves (or use efinrin or Basil)
  • Mozarella cheese (you can use local Wara, or ripe plantain, or you break 2 – 3 whole eggs on top)
  • Curry Powder (optional)
  • Dried Thyme (optional)
  • Leftover Stew or Ata din din (you can use Ewa Aganyin sauce)
  • Salt
  • Seasoning cube

Check the recipe on Dooney’s Kitchen

Easy Homemade Pizza With Bacon And Mushroom By Chef Jemimah

Photo Credit: Sisi Jemimah

Check out this mouthwatering homemade 16-inch pizza made from scratch with tomato sauce.

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins

Ingredients

  • All-purpose flour – 250g
  • Dry yeast – 1 teaspoon
  • Warm water – 3/4 cup
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon
  • Sugar – 2 tablespoon
  • Olive oil – 2 tablespoon
  • Italian herbs – 1/2 teaspoon (optional)
  • Garlic powder – 1 teaspoon (optional)

For Tomato Sauce:

  • Medium tomatoes – 3
  • Red bell pepper – 1/2
  • Carrot – 1
  • Onion – 1/2
  • Garlic – 4 cloves
  • Paprika (or dried pepper powder) – 1 teaspoon
  • Chopped basil (or dried basil) – 1 teaspoon (Optional)
  • Dried oregano – 1 Teaspoon (Optional)
  • Sugar – 1 tablespoon (Optional)
  • Salt – 1/2 teaspoon

For The Toppings:

  • Bacon
  • Black Olives
  • Diced Chicken Breast
  • Mushrooms
  • Mozzarella Cheese
  • Onions
  • Red & Green Pepper

Check the recipe on Sisi Jemimah

Italian Pizza By Chef Flo

Photo Credit: All Nigerian Recipes

Flo is one of the best chefs with popular food blog in Nigeria. Her blog is among the best for all Nigerian recipes. Check out this awesome recipe by her.

Ingredients

For The Pizza Dough:

  • Plain flour (all purpose flour) – 330g
  • Yeast – 5g or 2 teaspoons
  • Olive oil – 4 tablespoons
  • Warm water – 170mls
  • Salt – 1 teaspoon
  • Sugar – 1 teaspoon
  • Margarine (for the oven tray)

For The Toppings:

Mozzarella cheese – 300g
Tomato Stew – 5 tablespoons
Mushrooms – 3
Minced/ground meat – 1 tablespoon
Pepperoni
Green bell pepper
Red bell pepper
Olive oil – 2 tablespoons

Check the recipe on All Nigerian Recipes

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