How to Up Your Pizza Game

Here are eight ingenious takes on everybody’s favourite snack – pizza.

Annabelle D’Costa

From making health food exciting to a simple cheat meal, pizza is one versatile dish! From playing around with the toppings to experimenting with the crust, these recipes encourage you to have an open mind and palate. Go beyond the circle and triangle slices of a pizza, because things are going to get extremely pizzalicious!

Pizza Burger

How to Up Your Pizza Game

What are you in the mood for today? Pizzas or Burgers? Get the best of both the worlds with this super-easy recipe. Follow these step by step instructions and get your MasterChef game on point. While this recipe makes use of chickpeas and mushrooms along with other veggies, you could easily substitute them for whatever ingredients you have at hand make the dish your own!

Dessert Pizza

Satiate your sugar craving with this pizza that replaces savoury toppings with all things fruit. Sweetness of figs, strawberries and green apples come together with the tanginess and natural sweetness of kiwis, raisins, pomegranates, cherries to help create the perfect dessert for your next kid’s party. You could also get a bit adventurous by trying different fruit combinations and creating a custom-made pizza for your child with their favourite fruits. 

How to Up Your Pizza Game

You can also tweak the same recipe and add chocolates, dried fruits and nuts. This colourful pizza is a sure-shot way to help you not only impress the little ones but also adults. Instead of the gems, you could top this pizza with any other candy or chocolate shavings, and give your meal a unique sweet spin. 

How to Up Your Pizza Game

Pizza Pops

How to Up Your Pizza Game

These one-bite munchies are perfect snacks for your movie or game nights. Stuffed with mozzarella cheese, these gooey little balls of heaven are to help you calm the afternoon hunger pang. Enjoyed when best served warm, they taste even better when paired along with some spicy mint chutney or a dip of your choice. 

Pizza Pulao

How to Up Your Pizza Game

Give your pulao an Italian twist with this perfect lunch box recipe. A fail-proof way to ensure your child returns home with an empty dabba, this fusion recipe allows you play around with the recipe – letting you add or subtract ingredients of your choice – and helps you whet your child’s fast food cravings smartly. 

Idli Pizza Muffins

How to Up Your Pizza Game

Three dishes in one and a combination of Italian and South-Indian staples, these idli pizza muffins are an ideal breakfast option. Soft, light and filling at the same time, these muffins can be enjoyed while on the go, helping you start your day on the right note. 

Mini Bread Pizza

How to Up Your Pizza Game

An easy way to fulfill your pizza cravings, this recipe can be mastered with whatever ingredients available at hand. Make the most of your leftover bread and veggies sitting in your refrigerator. Be generous with the cheese − there’s no such thing as too much cheese. 

Sausage and Pepperoni Pizza Puffs

How to Up Your Pizza Game

This recipe is perfect to light up your next house party. A cheesy pizza puff, which has sausages and pepperoni is too hard to resist. So turn on your TVs and invite your friends for a game night and wow them with these appetisers.


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