Air Fryer Pizza
Air Fryer Pizza is quick and delicious snack. Make them with premade pizza crust or with homemade pizza dough.
Appetizer, Dinner, Main Course
Air Fryer Pizza, Homemade Pizza Dough, Vegan Pizza Dough
For Pizza Dough
1/2 cup + 2Tbsp
(as required to make dough)
(or as per taste)
salt to taste
1/2 - 1
diced onion pieces
Make sauce for pizza
In a small mixing bowl, add marinara sauce or tomato sauce and the spices mentioned above in ingredients list under sauce.
Stir them to mix all ingredients nicely.
Homemade Pizza Dough
Take yeast and sugar in a small bowl.
Add warm water to activate the yeast.
Let it rest for 10 - 15 minutes till there is a foamy layer on top.
This shows yeast has been activated nicely.
Now add flour and salt. Mix the flour and yeast water with a spatula till it is mixed.
If required add a little water slowly gradually till it makes a perfect dough.
Then knead it gently for 3 - 4 minutes.
Now grease the bowl with oil and also rub little oil on the dough.
Cover with a damp cloth or cling wrap and place in a warm place for 1 hour.
Take out once the dough is doubled in size.
Sprinkle flour on the surface and knead the dough for 1 - 2 minutes.
Divide it into equal 4 pieces.
Take 1 portion and cover the rest.
Making pizza crust
Take one portion of the pizza dough and roll into a ball.
With help of a rolling pin make circle of the desired size depending on circumference of the basket.
Poke the bread with help of a fork or knife.
Preheat the air fryer at 400 F (200 C)
Place the rolled pizza crust in the basket and bake at 400 F for 4 minutes.
Turn off the air fryer and flip the crust.
The top crispy baked layer as now the base.
Apply pizza sauce with help of a spoon.
Add sauce generously.
Then add extra toppings of choice and pizza cheese covering the top (except the extreme sides)
Now place the basket with pizza inside the air fryer.
Start the air fryer at 375 F (190C) for 5 - 6 minutes till the cheese melts and the crust looks little golden on edges.
Remove from the air fryer.
Slice with a pizza cutter or a sharp knife and serve.
Air fryer pizza with pre-made pizza crust
Apply the pizza sauce or marinara sauce over the pizza.
Add pizza cheese and the toppings on the pizza.
In the meanwhile preheat the air fryer at 375 F (190 C).
Now place the pizza in the basket.
Bake for 6 minutes at the same temperature.
Once done remove, cut into slices and serve.
Make the crust thin for a crispy base and pizza.
Bake the bread/ crust partially for 3 - 4 minutes before adding the toppings and cheese.
Once it's baked and the top layer is crispy, flip it and apply sauce on the softer part. So the base is crispy and the top layer will get cooked along with the toppings and cheese.
My Dainty Kitchen by Ipsa