okonomiyaki

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    Brussels Sprouts Okonomiyaki

    Some leftover Brussels Sprouts that I bought for Christmas Lunch had been in the fridge for over 2 weeks, and I needed to use them up. Today I made them into Okonomiyaki. Brussels Sprouts look like miniature Cabbages. This Okonomiyaki turned out very similar to the regular Cabbage Okonomiyaki, but it has a stronger Brussels …

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    Okonomiyaki Omelette

    ‘Okonomiyaki’ is a Japanese savoury pancake. The batter is made with Flour and Egg. Today I didn’t use Flour at all. This is No-Carb ‘Okonomiyaki’. Because Egg can be cooked a lot quicker than the batter made with Flour, the cooking process is different. Makes 1 Serving Ingredients 1/2 tablespoon Oil80g thinly sliced Pork *cut …

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    Okonomiyaki Sauce

    You want to make Okonomiyaki, Japan’s famous savoury pancakes, but Okonomiyaki Sauce is not available where you live? DO NOT give up! This home-made Okonomiyaki Sauce is pretty good. When I moved to Australia nearly 30 years ago, I often made this Okonomiyaki Sauce. Makes 2 servings Ingredients *Note: 1 tablespoon is 15ml3 tablespoons Sugar3 …

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    Clean-Up-Fridge Okonomiyaki

    When you have some Vegetables getting old in the fridge, there are ways to use them up. My ‘Clean-Up-Fridge Curry’ is a good way and I recommend you to try. This is another good way. Just cut all Vegetables into thin strips, mix them with the batter, and pan-fry into a large ‘Okonomiyaki’ pancake. I …

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    Oats Okonomiyaki

    Recently I started using Oats for savoury dishes such as ‘Broccoli, Potato & Oats Soup’ and ‘Miso Oats Porridge’. Today I used Oats for Okonomiyaki. This can be a good alternative for those who can’t eat Wheat Flour. It’s super easy to cook, and Oats are easy to use as most people stock Oats in …

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    Red Cabbage Okonomiyaki

    On the other day when I made ‘Okonomiyaki’, the famous Japanese savoury pancake, using Red Cabbage. The pancake turned Blue/Green! But WHY? It seems the flour I used contained Bi-Carb Soda and it caused that colour change. Then I learned that Red Cabbage changes colour like litmus paper. Red in acidic conditions and Blue/Green in …

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    Leek Okonomiyaki

    ‘Okonomiyaki’ is a Japanese savoury pancake. Cabbage is commonly mixed with the pancake batter. However, many other Vegetables are suitable. I often add Carrot and Spring Onion. Kale Okonomiyaki is surprisingly brilliant. Broccoli, Cauliflower and Zucchini are also good. Today I tried with Leek, and it was a genius idea. Makes 2 Servings Ingredients 1 …

  • Okonomiyaki Tempura Vegetables

    Carrot & Onion Pancakes

    This is a pan-fried version of my ‘Kakiage’ Tempura that I love. I first just pan-fried it instead of deep-frying, and realised I needed more batter. So, I made it just like Okonomiyaki. This is much easier to prepare and clean up than deep-fried Tempura. You can make small pancakes OR 1 large pancake and …

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    Zucchini & Edamame Okonomiyaki

    There had been a large Zucchini in the fridge for a while, and I had to use it sooner. I decided to make Okonomiyaki using it. It turned out the softest and fluffiest Okonomiyaki I ever cooked. I added Edamame, but you can add Prawns, Squid, Bacon, Ham, OR etc. Pan-frying would be a quick …

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    Oven-baked Okonomiyaki with Ham & Egg

    It takes time to cook ‘Okonomiyaki’, especially when you make many. When I cook it for whole family, I bake one large Okonomiyaki in the oven. Today’s Okonomiyaki is about 40 x 30cm. Such a jumbo Okonomiyaki can’t be flipped over, but I don’t need to to do so as I bake it in the …

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    Tonpeiyaki

    Never heard of ‘Tonpeiyaki’? It’s similar to ‘Okonomiyaki’ which is now very popular worldwide. There are many variations these days, and some people believe that ‘Tonpeiyaki’ is stir-fried Pork & Cabbage stuffed Omelette, but originally it is not. Read the Method below and find out how easy it is to cook. Makes 1 to 2 …

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    Broccoli & Prawns Okonomiyaki

    ‘Okonomiyaki’ is commonly made with Cabbage. I often make it with Kale. Broccoli version is also very yummy. Especially Broccoli stems are perfect for this ‘Okonomiyaki’. When Broccoli are in season and they are tasty and cheap, why don’t you try it? I like Prawns for Broccoli version, but you can use Squid, Pork, Ham, …

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