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Sesame Flour Okonomiyaki (savoury Japanese Pancakes) with Zucchini and Prawns

Servings: 3 to 4


(Okonomiyaki pancakes)

40g Rice Flour

2 Eggs

2-3 Tablespoons Water

300g Zucchini - Grated

Green Shallot - Chopped

200g Chopped Thawed frozen prawns

(Oil for cooking)

(Okonomiyaki Sauce)

(Topping )

Okonomiyaki Sauce (Mix the above "Okonmiyaki Sauce" ingredients well.)

Japanese Mayonnaise

Chopped green shallot

Katsuo-bushi (Dried Bonito flakes)


  1. Put all of the pancake ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.

  2. Heat a pan and put 1/2 tablespoon of oil. Pour a quarter of the batter and cook over medium heat for 7-10 minutes or the edge of the okonomiyaki becomes firm and cooked.

  3. Flip it over with 2 flippers and cook over additional 5- 7 minutes or the bottom side is brown. Slide it out onto a serving platter. Repeat process with remaining okonomiyaki mixture.

  4. Put the okonomiyaki sauce and mayonnaise and sprinkle your favourite garnishes.


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