“Cheese” Pizza


For the Cheese

  • raw cashew cheese
  • seasoning – any of salt, pepper, chilli powder, chives, dill or jalapeno

For the Sauce

  • 2-4 onions
  • 6-8 tomatoes
  • 2 red peppers
  • salt to taste
  • oregano to taste
  • chilli powder to taste

For the Base

  • 2 cups wheat flour
  • ½ cup peanut yogurt
  • salt to taste

To Make the Cheese

To the cashew cheese add any seasoning of your choice. salt or pepper or chilli powder or chives or dill or jalapeno.

To make the Pizza Sauce

Chop the onions into quarters. Chop the tomatoes into quarters. Chop the red peppers into big pieces. Blend all these into a sauce. Then put the sauce to boil in a saucepan until it reduces to ½ the original quantity. Add salt, oregano and chilli powder to taste.

To Make the Dough

Make a dough from whole wheat flour. Add ½ cup of peanut yogurt and allow the dough to rise in a warm place. Add salt.  When it rises in 6-8 hours roll the dough out into a pizza base. Prick with a fork and bake for 5 mins in a preheated oven at 180C.

Assemble the Pizza

Take the pizza base, apply the sauce and then add dollops of the cheese all over or just apply a layer of cheese. Bake in the oven at 180C for 10-15minutes till the cheese is brown.

Serves 4