Thermomix Okonomiyaki

Ingredients (Makes about 10 x 15cm pancakes)

  • Ingredients A (Pancakes):
    • 110g Tasty Cheese, in 2 or 3 pieces
    • 1/4 Small Cabbage, white or green, roughly chopped
    • 1 Carrot, peeled and roughly chopped
    • 3 Stalks Celery, roughly chopped
    • 3 Spring Onion, sliced into 1cm rings
    • 300g Flour, or  Okonomiyaki Flour
    • 1 Egg
    • 30g Brown Sugar
    • 5g Salt
    • 300g Milk
    • Vegetable Oil, for frying
    • Kewpie Mayonnaise, to serve

    Ingredient B (Okonomiyaki Sauce):

    • 2 Cloves Garlic
    • 10g Ginger
    • 60g Tomato Ketchup
    • 30g Tamari
    • 10g Mirin
    • 20g Rice Vinegar
    • 15g Sugar
    • 1 tsp Mustard


  1. For Okonomiyaki Pancakes, place the tasty cheese in mixing bowl and grate for 5s/ Speed 9.
  2. Add cabbage, carrot, and celery and chop for 5s/ Speed 5.
  3. Add the spring onion, flour, egg, brown sugar, salt and milk, and combine on Reverse/ Speed 4.
  4. After about 10 seconds, slowly add about 100g of water until stiff batter forms.
  5. Heat the vegetable oil over medium heat in a large fry pan.
  6. It’s hot enough when a drop of batter sizzles. Ladle the batter to make pancakes.
  7. Cook for 3 minutes each side or until golden brown. While pancakes are cooking, make the sauce.
  8. For the Okonomiyaki Sauce, place garlic and ginger into mixing bowl and chop for 4s/ Speed 7.
  9. Add all the other ingredients, plus 1/2 Measuring Cup (MC) water and cook for 10 mins/ 100°C/ speed 1/ MC off, with simmering basket resting on the TM lid, or until the sauce is reduced to a glossy pouring consistency.
  10. Strain the sauce into a dish for spooning onto the okonomiyaki pancakes.

Tip: Bite-size okonomiyaki makes great canapes, and can be frozen for lunchboxes.

Recipe adapted from In the Mix by Dani Valent

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