September 18, 2012

Focaccia - with Rosemary, red peppers ,olives and lots more

All purpose flour - 3 1/2 cup
Salt - 2 tsp
yeast - 1 pkt(7 gm)
water - 200 ml
olive oil - for drizzling


  1. Gently mix in yeast , sugar and olive oil in the warm water and set it aside for 5 mins.
  2. In another bowl mix in all purpose flour and salt and mix.Add the yeast mixture and stir until combined
  3. Knead the dough for 5 minutes.Stretch the dough and tuck it in the middle and repeat the this method until 5 minutes.
  4. Remove the dough into an oiled surface and knead it again for 5 minutes.
  5. Keep the dough covered in an oiled vessel to rise to its double volume.
  6. Line the baking sheet with parchment and flatten the dough in to the tray pushing to the corners.Dimple the surface index finger spacing by 1 inch .Leave the tray covered  to prove for one hour.
  7. Pre heat the oven to 425 F
  8. Prepare the toppings.Any topping can be used.I used red peppers,rose mary, green olives, sea salt, jalapenos, Parmesan cheese. .
  9. Drizzle some olive oil and bake for 20 minutes.
  10. Serve hot with a drizzle of olive oil.


chitra said...


The item looks like Pizza
Does it have the same taste
Anyway it looks very fantastic

Vijitha said...

I love focaccia and have never tried baking it at home. Your recipe and pictures convinces me to give it a shot at home. Wish me luck :-)

parvati said...

thanks vijitha for stopping bye...