VEGAN OKONOMIYAKI: Classic VS Whole Food (What's the difference?)

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Learn how to make egg-free okonomiyaki (Japanese cabbage pancake) recipe, homemade okonomi sauce and tofu mayo.

Vegetable furikake recipe:
Classic version:
Water – 1.5L
Dried shiitake – 6 pieces
Kelp – 1 large piece

All-purpose flour – ½ cup
Soy flour – ⅓ cup
Black salt – ¼ tsp/to taste
Sugar – ¼ tsp
Baking powder – ½ tsp
Dashi – 220ml
Cabbage, finely chopped – ¼ large head
Pickled red ginger, chopped – ½ tbsp
Shiitake (from dashi), finely sliced – 2 pieces
Green onion, finely sliced – 1 stalk
Canola oil

Okonomi sauce
Vegan mayo
Fried shallots/onions
Pickled red ginger
Green seaweed flakes (Aonori)

Whole food version:
Okonomi sauce:
Onion, peeled, finely diced – ½ small
Garlic, peeled, minced – 1 clove
Carrots, finely chopped – ¼ small
Apples, peeled, finely chopped – ½ small
Tomato paste – 1 tsp
Soy sauce – 2 tbsp/to taste
Dates, pitted – 6 pieces
Dashi – 200ml or more
Orange juice – ½ small orange
Mustard, ground – ⅛ tsp
Pumpkin pie spice – ⅛ tsp
Rice vinegar – ½ tbsp/to taste
Marmite – ¼ tsp

Tofu, medium firm – 150g
Salt – to taste
Mustard, ground – ¼ teaspoon
Nutritional yeast – ½ tbsp
Lemon juice – 1½ tbsp or to taste
Apple cider vinegar – 2 tbsp or to taste
Maple syrup – 1 tsp or to taste

Spelt flour – ½ cup
Soy flour – ⅓ cup
Black salt – ¼ tsp/to taste
Baking powder – ½ tsp
Dashi – 220ml
Cabbage, core removed, finely chopped – ¼ head
Pickled red ginger, chopped – ½ tbsp
Shiitake (from dashi), finely sliced – 2 pieces
Green onion, finely sliced – 1 stalk

Green onion, finely sliced
Pickled red ginger
Vegetable furikake –

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Dan Baxa says:

I really enjoy your vegan cooking videos! Well done! 👏🏻

stale plastic says:

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Parsa Ojo says:

Your food never fails to amaze me

Parsa Ojo says:

What got you in to veganism?

Body Of A Legend says:

I’d like to promote the benefits of a plant based diet on my YouTube channel one day. This is great learning for me! Thanks 😊

Yogie Yo says:

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Gabrielle Beans says:

i had just resigned myself to never being able to try okonomiyaki as a vegan… I WAS WRONG. ty for this rare and valuable info

shlomer says:

hmmm, for a bonito substitute, i wonder if you couldnt just shave some dried shiitake? similar umami profile, maybe theres another dried food im not thinking of that would sub better~

Kenz Kleaver says:

orange juice, marmite and pumpkin spice, this is probably the only recipe since the beginning of time and until the end of humanity where those three things will go well together.

ultra1000 says:

yo ngl, this is low key one of the best vegan cooking channels out there that everyone is sleeping on. your shit always looks fire, and major props for doing the fatty versions vs healthy versions!

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