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Okonomiyaki Recipe

Okonomiyaki is a savory Japanese pancake that is popular for its versatility and delicious flavor. This dish is typically made with a batter of flour, eggs, shredded cabbage, and various toppings such as meat, seafood, and vegetables. Here is a detailed recipe for making Okonomiyaki at home:


  • - 1 cup all-purpose flour

  • - 1 cup dashi stock (or water)

  • - 2 eggs

  • - 2 cups shredded cabbage

  • - 1 green onion, chopped

  • - 1/2 cup cooked meat or seafood (such as shrimp, pork, or squid)

  • - 1/2 cup tenkasu (tempura scraps)

  • - 1/4 cup pickled ginger (beni shoga)

  • - Okonomiyaki sauce

  • - Japanese mayonnaise

  • - Bonito flakes

  • - Aonori (dried seaweed flakes)

  • - Vegetable oil


1. In a large mixing bowl, combine the flour, dashi stock, and eggs. Mix until smooth and well combined.

2. Add the shredded cabbage, green onion, cooked meat or seafood, tenkasu, and pickled ginger to the batter. Mix everything together until evenly distributed.

3. Heat a non-stick skillet or griddle over medium heat and lightly grease with vegetable oil.

4. Pour a ladleful of the batter onto the skillet, spreading it into a round shape about 1/2 inch thick.

5. Cook the Okonomiyaki for about 5-7 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and cooked through.

6. Flip the Okonomiyaki using a spatula and cook the other side until golden brown.

7. Transfer the cooked Okonomiyaki to a plate and drizzle with Okonomiyaki sauce and Japanese mayonnaise.

8. Sprinkle with bonito flakes and aonori.

9. Serve hot and enjoy!

Okonomiyaki is a delicious and satisfying dish that can be customized with your favorite ingredients. Feel free to experiment with different toppings and flavors to create your own unique version of this Japanese pancake. Enjoy your homemade Okonomiyaki with friends and family for a fun and delicious meal!

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