Updated: Oct 29, 2020
Okonomiyaki ? what is this ? Though it’s sounding very new to the japanese cuisine It is simply nothing but a Japanese savoury pancake made essentially from shredded cabbage, flour, eggs and water and topped with Mayonnaise & a Japanese sauce along with any protein of your choice .
Its also called a Japanese pizza many a times .
500 gms- cabbage finely shredded
100 gm / 1 large carrots finely sliced
100 gm - 4 spring onions ( scallions) cut finely
150 gm okonomiyaki flour or tempura flour
100 ml cold water
3 large eggs beaten well
Little salt and pepper to taste
oil for frying
garnish / Toppings
20/30 gm- mayonnaise
20 grms- okonomiyaki sauce or bulldog sauce
5 grms- katsuboshi (Bonito flakes). or
Aomori - is a Japanese sea weed
( or a protein of your choice )
• In a large bowl mix together flour & water make a smooth batter
• add the lightly beaten eggs , whisking into the batter
• Add the finely slice the carrots , shredded cabbage & chopped spring onions to the batter .
•Heat a large fry pan on medium heat ,
•add oil , add in enough pancake mixture 2
to form a 6” round pancake about 1/2 “ thick , cook till set , flip over onto the other side cook till golden in colour ( 3-4 mins each side )
• slide onto a plate .
•top with Buldog Sauce & Mayonnaise to form a grill top with bonito flakes & Anori
• serve hot garnish at the side with pickled ginger & buldog sauce