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Basic Okonomiyaki | Japanese Street Food Savoury Pancake

Okonomiyaki is one of the most popular street food in Japan.

It's also quite easy and cheap to make.

So this recipe could be your "Go to" quick and easy dinner menu!!

[Serving] 2-3

[Prep time] 15 mins

[Cook time] 10 mins

[Storage] Best to eat ASAP

[Difficulty] D *(A=Hard E=Easy)


[Ingredients] (GRAM)

-Cabbage 200g

-Scallion 60g

-Sliced Pork belly 200g


-Soy sauce 2tbsp (30ml)

-Oyster sauce 2tbsp (40g)

-BBQ sauce 4tbsp (76g)


-Water 200ml

-Dashi powder 1tsp (5g)

-Egg 2 (100-110g)

-Salt 1/2tsp (2.5g)

-Sugar 1tsp (5g)

-Soy sauce 1tsp (5ml)

-All purpose flour 200g

-Silken Tofu 150g

-Cheddar cheese 50g


-Japanese mayo

-Bonito flakes


[Ingredients] (OUNCE)

-Cabbage 7.05oz

-Scallion 2.12oz

-Sliced Pork belly 0.44lb


-Soy sauce 2tbsp (1.06oz)

-Oyster sauce 2tbsp (1.41oz)

-BBQ sauce 4tbsp (2.68oz)


-Water 7.05oz

-Dashi powder 1tsp (0.18oz)

-Egg 2 (3.53-3.88oz)

-Salt 1/2tsp (0.09oz)

-Sugar 1tsp (0.18oz)

-Soy sauce 1tsp (0.18oz)

-All purpose flour 7.05oz

-Silken Tofu 5.29oz

-Cheddar cheese 1.76oz


-Japanese mayo

-Bonito flakes


0:00 prepare Ingredients

0:32 Okonomiyaki Sauce Recipe

0:54 Okonomiyaki Batter

2:09 Break time

2:12 How to cook Okonomiyaki



[Chapter 1 : prepare Ingredients]

  1. Chop cabbage and green onion into small chunks. Don't make it too big. It'll be undercooked.

  2. Slice pork belly into bite size.

[Chapter 2 : Sauce]

  1. Mix everything. Done.

[Chapter 3 : Batter]

  1. Mix everything except flour, tofu, cheese

  2. Add flour, then mix.

  3. Add tofu, then mix.

  4. Add the veggies and cheese, then mix. Done.

*If you have time, you can rest the batter in a fridge for 1hour to overnight.

While resting, enzyme in the flour develop more umami. So quality of the flour matters.

[Chapter 4 : Cook Okonomiyaki]

  1. Heat a pan on medium heat with generous splash of cooking oil.

  2. Cook the batter. Don't make a huge one. It'll be too hard to flip later.

  3. Swirl the batter around occasionally. It helps even caramelisation.

  4. Place some pork belly. Add some salt & pepper.

  5. Lid on. Steam cook for 3mins

  6. Strain the fat if it's too much.

  7. Flip it. And cook until the pork become brown and crispy.

  8. Put a big drop of Japanese mayo and Okonomiyaki sauce.

  9. Sprinkle some bonito flake, and serve.

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