Super Cheap! A Simple and Delicious Tofu Okonomiyaki

Super Cheap! A Simple and Delicious Tofu Okonomiyaki

An easy, delicious, and cheap dish without meat. This is my family's favorite dish. It's filling and seasoned well that you may not need sauce!

Ingredients: For 2 okonomiyaki

about 1/3
1 block
Salt and pepper
about 8 shakes
Dashi stock granules
1 1/2 teaspoons
Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
Japanese leek (if you have)
to taste
Cheese (if you have)
to taste
Okonomiyaki sauce, mayonnaise
to taste


1. Shred the cabbage and mince the green onion.
2. Mix the egg and water.
3. Put the flour in a bowl and add the egg and tofu.
4. Whip with a whisk and season with dashi stock granules, salt and pepper, and soy sauce.
5. Use chopsticks from here. Add the cabbage and leek in two batches. Add cheese if available.
6. Heat oil in a pan, cook the batter, and cover with a lid for 7 minutes.
7. When one side of the okonomiyaki starts to brown, flip it over and cook for another 5 minutes covered with a lid. Flip it over again and cook over high heat without the lid for 2 minutes.
8. Squirt okonomiyaki sauce, mayonnaise, or ponzu if you prefer.

Story Behind this Recipe

I came up with this recipe when I was hungry but didn't have rice or meat.