How to Cook Okonomiyaki


Okonomiyaki also known as Japanese pancake is a food originally created in Osaka, Japan. It is one of the most popular Japanese food for foreign travelers. It is easy and enjoyable to make but also very tasty.

How to make okonomiyaki

[ What you need ]

  1. 120g of all-purpose flour
  2. 1/4 teaspoon salt
  3. 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  4. 5~8cm yamaimo
  5. 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  6. 180ml of dashi
  7. 1 large cabbage head
  8. 220g sliced pork
  9. 4 large eggs
  10. 1/2 cup of tempra scraps
  11. 1/4 cup of pickled red ginger
  12. Vegetable oil

[ How to make ]

  1. Put flour, salt, sugar and baking powder in a bowl and mix it.
  2. Peal the skin of yamaimo and smash it and put it in (1)
  3. Put dashi in (2) and mix it well
  4. Refrigerate (3) for an hour
  5. Cut cabbage into small pieces
  6. Take out (4) from refrigerator and then put eggs, tempura scraps, pickled red ginger and cabbage. Then mix it well.
  7. Heat the pan and put vegetable oil.
  8. Put the dough on the pan and try to make the round shape
  9. Put sliced pork on (8) and bake it for few minutes
  10. Once one side is cooked, flip it and bake the other side.
  11. Put source, mayo, katsuobushi, green onions and dried seaweed powder on okonomiyaki.

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