Okonomiyaki - Cooked what You like.

 Friday, October 24, 2008

Okonomiyaki (お好み焼き) is a Japanese dish consisting of a pan-fried batter cake and various ingredients. Okonomi means "what you like" or "what you want", and yaki means "grilled" or "cooked"thus, the name of this dish means "cook what you like". In Japan, okonomiyaki is mainly associated with Kansai or Hiroshima areas, but is widely available throughout the country. Toppings and batters tend to vary according to region.

How to make okonomiyaki:

1. mix well okonomiyaki flour (normal white flour), water and eggs.
2. add chopped onion, cabbage, and extra ingredients you prepared into a bowl of mixed flour 1.
3. heat up a pan or hot plate, put some cooking oil, then grill all of '2' in a bowl and make a circle shape.
4. after 3-4 minutes, put sliced pork on top of it and flip over.
5. wait few minutes until the ingredients are cooked.


okonomiyaki sauce (Otafuku brand is popular)
katsuo-bushi (dried bonito flake)
aonori powder (dried green laver powder)


maiylah October 24, 2008 at 10:44 AM  

i thought at first it was pizza! lol.
ang sarap! would love to try this ... thanks for sharing the recipe, Anna!

thanks, too, for playing this week! :)
happy weekend

agent112778 October 24, 2008 at 10:49 AM  

me too, i thought i saw a pizza

it it somewhat a pancake or "bibingka"

japanese dishes makes me drool

my entry is here.

Great day for us Food Friday Eaters :)
Thanx for the Visit :)

Anonymous,  October 24, 2008 at 2:16 PM  

Thanks for sharing the recipe! It looks and sounds delicious. I need to try! :-)

Happy FF!

mirage2g November 6, 2008 at 9:29 AM  

Paki kahon mo na, order ako good for one week! lol.


Samantha Ysabelle December 12, 2008 at 12:57 AM  

i've been here in japan for more than a year now and i still i haven't tried okonomiyaki. might as well give it a try.

my ff entry is here.

happy friday!

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