Who doesn't love pizzas? We all do! If you are craving for one but holding yourself because of the pandemic, don't. You can prepare a delicious pizza at home just like you have at your favourite pizza place using some ingredients at home. 

If you don't know how to make a pizza base at home then here we have a guide for you. You don't need any fancy ingredients to make this dough at home and the base is ready. 

How To Make Pizza Base At Home?

  • In a big bowl, add all-purpose flour or maida, salt, sugar, baking soda, and baking powder. Mix all the ingredients well. 
  • Add some oil. You can use any vegetable oil. Squeeze in lemon juice. 
  • Keep adding water in parts and mix to knead the dough. 
  • Knead the dough, keep adding water in parts. The kneading can take about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Check if the dough is stretchable. It should not be sticky at all. 
  • Take some oil and rub it over the dough. Keep it covered for about 2 hours. 
  • Before using the dough, knead it again. 
  • Take some portion and then flatten it. Prepare your pizza as usual. 


Pizza Dough Recipe Card

This homemade pizza dough will help you prepare tasty and soft pizzas at home.

Total Time :
140 min
Preparation Time :
130 min
Cooking Time :
10 min
Servings :
Cooking Level :
Tanya Malik


  • 3 Cups All Purpose Flour Or Maida
  • 1/2 Tsp Salt
  • 2 Tbsp Oil
  • 1/2 Tsp Sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 Tsp Baking Powder
  • 1-2 Cups Water As Required
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice


Step 1
In a bowl, add all purpose flour, salt, sugar, baking soda and baking powder. Mix well.
Step 2
Add olive oil and lemon juice to it.
Step 3
Keep adding water in parts and knead the dough. The dough should be stretchable.
Step 4
Cover the dough for 2 hours.
Step 5

pizza dough recipe

Knead again before using. Take out some portion and flatten the base. Prepare the pizza as usual.