okonomiyaki

  • Okonomiyaki Vegetables

    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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