Mushroom masala pizza pockets for a perfect evening snack


Vegetable masala is a common ingredient in most of the dishes. Here is a recipe devised by Sherien Mohammad, the winner of Double Horse Onmanorama HomeChef Chef of the Month title.

Mushroom masala pizza pockets is the best snack one can serve for their kids. Sherien, a working woman, also finds time to experiment her cooking skills and her son loves it.

These pizza pockets are totally delicious and will be a hit with everyone. If you are not a mushroom fan, replace it with your favourite vegetables for the perfect snack.


For pizza pockets

2 cups flour

1 cup lukewarm water

1 tsp yeast

1 ½ tsp sugar

Salt as needed

Oil as needed

For mushroom masala

2tsp Double Horse vegetable masala

1 small onion

3 garlic cloves

Oil as needed

200 gm mushroom

1 tomato

1 tsp Crushed pepper

1 green chilli

Coriander leaves

Salt as needed

Mozarella cheese

1 egg


In a bowl mix together yeast, water and sugar. Keep it aside for 15 minutes

Turn flour out on floured surface and make a hole in the middle

Sprinkle some salt and add the yeast mixture to the hole

Add 2 tsp oil and knead it thoroughly for 8-10 minutes

Brush the dough with oil

Cover the dough and let rest for 10 minutes

Heat oil in a pan

Add garlic and onion and sauté well

Add mushrooms, tomato and vegetable masala to it. Cook for 5 minutes

Add crushed pepper, chopped green chilli, salt and coriander leaves. Keep it aside

Once the dough doubles in bulk, divide it into five balls

Roll each balls of dough into rounds

Add mushroom masala and grated cheese

Fold the dough in half and seal the edge with fork tines

Brush it with beaten egg

Bake the pizza pockets in an oven at 250°C for 20 minutes

Slice it into half and serve hot.

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