My Husband's Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki (with photos)

My Husband's Hiroshima-style Okonomiyaki (with photos)

These pancakes are so easy to make, plus they're economical and delicious. For toppings, use whatever you prefer.

Ingredients: 2 okonomiyaki, each 20 cm in diameter

● Flour
1 cup (200 ml)
● Cold water
70 ml
● Egg (medium)
● Dashi stock
1.5 teaspoons
Bonito flakes
to taste
Bean sprouts
1/2 package
Squid tempura
to taste
Thinly sliced pork belly
200 g
Green onions
to taste
Okonomiyaki sauce
to taste


1. Put the ● ingredients in a bowl and mix well to make the batter. Mince the green onion and julienne the cabbage.
2. Spread the batter thinly over an electric griddle heated to 200°C. Top with a generous amount of bonito flakes.
3. Top with cabbage, bean sprouts, squid tempura, and pork belly in this order.
4. On top of the pork belly, pour the batter all over. ※
5. Flip it over and press it down. When the shredded cabbage comes out, tuck it under the pancake with a spatula.
6. Cover with a lid and steam for about 3 minutes.
7. Meanwhile, cook the yakisoba noodles next to the okonomiyaki and season with salt, pepper and okonomiyaki sauce.
8. Transfer the okonomiyaki on top of the yakisoba noodles.
9. In an open space, break an egg and whisk the yolk and spread it out. Transfer the okonomiyaki on top of the egg.
10. Again, cover the okonomiyaki and steam for 2 minutes...
11. Flip it over so the egg is on top. Slather with a generous amount of okonomiyaki sauce and top with green onions!
12. Cut it with a spatula and eat while hot ♪ (^o^)
13. If you want the egg to be soft set, omit the step 10 and just flip over the okonomiyaki ♪ The creamy and soft set egg is also good ❤

Story Behind this Recipe

My husband is from Hiroshima, so he often cooks us delicious okonomiyaki on weekends ♪