[Gunma Prefecture Recipe] Okonomiyaki (Yamato Yam Pancake)

Try your hands at some delicious and nutritious vegetable recipes using fresh produce from Gunma prefecture. 


Okonomiyaki (Yamato Yam Pancake)


Serves 2



・Yamato Yam – 200g

・Cabbage – ¼

・Cake Flour – 50g

・Instant Dashi Powder – 1/2tsp

・Water – 30-50cc

・Egg – 1

・Pickled Ginger – 15g

・Tempura Flakes – 15g

・Vegetable Oil – 2tsp

・Okonomiyaki Sauce – 2tbsp

・Mayonnaise – 2tbsp

・Aonori (青海苔, Japanese Seaweed) – 1tsp

・Dried Bonito Flakes – 7g



  1. Grate the yamato yam and place it in the bowl.
  2. Cut the core of the cabbage, then cut them roughly into long thin strips strips.
  3. Place dashi powder, cabbage, water, tempura flakes, pickled ginger, egg and cake flour into the bowl with yamato yam, then mix all together.
  4. Heat up (medium heat) oil in thefrying pan, then pour the batter into the middle.
  5. After 2-3 minutes, flip the batter upside down, then heat for another 2-3 minutes.
  6. Put the Okonomiyaki onto the plate and spread the Okonomiyaki sauce.
  7. Top up the Okonomiyaki by drizzling mayonnaise along with sprinkles of aonori and bonito flakes.










This recipe was created as a collaboration work between the Gunma Prefecture & Spoonful Singapore.