Chicken Calzone

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 Chicken Calzone


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :1 Hr 0 Min

Cook Time : 20 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 20 Min


Serves : 4

  • 1 cup plain flour (makes 4-5 calzones)

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 1 tbsp. oil

  • 1/ 4 tsp. red chili flakes

  • 1 tsp. instant yeast

  • 1 egg beaten with a tbsp. of water

  • 1 tbsp. oil

  • 1/2 tsp. cumin seeds

  • 1/4 tsp. asafoetida

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 1 tsp. ginger-garlic paste

  • 1 green chili, chopped

  • 1/2 cup chicken, boiled & shredded

  • 1/2 cup mixed veggies,

  • 1/2 tsp. salt

  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric powder

  • 1/2 tsp. garam masala powder

  • 1/2 tsp. red chili powder

  • 1/2 tsp. amchur

  • 2-3 tbsp. grated cheese


  • In a bowl, mix together flour, salt, oil, chili flakes and yeast. Knead into a dough by adding water little at a time and as required. Cover with a muslin cloth and set aside for an hour.
  • For the stuffing - Heat oil in a pan and temper with cumin seeds and asafoetida. Saute for a few seconds. Then add the onion, ginger, garlic and green chilies. Fry till light brown.
  • Now add the veggies, salt, turmeric powder, chili powder and garam masala powder. Cover and cook on a low flame for 2 minutes.
  • Add the chicken, cheese and amchur powder. Saute for a minute and switch off the flame. Garnish with coriander leaves and set aside to cool down.
  • For the calzone - Knead the dough once again and then divide into 4-5 portions. Roll out each into a circle by dusting some flour.
  • Place a little of the stuffing and fold it over like a half moon. Secure the edges with a fork. Make similar calzones with the remaining dough and stuffing.
  • Line a baking tray with butter paper and brush with some oil / melted butter. Gently place the prepared calzones.
  • Lightly brush with the egg wash and bake in a preheated oven at 200 degrees C. for 20-25 minutes or till the top is light golden in colour. Serve with tomato ketchup, mayo or green chutney.