Learn how to make the nun that Haru so much called Shizu to eat! Monjayaki (or simply “nun”) is a liquid pancake much like okonomiyaki. It is a typical Tokyo dish and very popular in the Kanto region. It is known for being a dish to enjoy with friends made in a size for several people.
This dish appeared and became popular after World War II, when rice production was scarce. To make the nun, just mix the ingredients and fry in a frying pan. It is poured and eaten with a small spatula directly on the hot plate. It's a very free recipe … it even reminds us of our free way of making omelets of different flavors.
While okonomiyaki is a pancake for one person, monjayaki is prepared as a giant pancake for a table. It is usually more consistent and crunchy with a pancake texture that looks like melted and burnt cheese. Monjayaki dough is usually more liquid than Okonomiyaki.
Monjayaki is a calorie-rich nightmare, only in anime for Haru to stay thin.
- 400ml of water;
- 5 tablespoons of wheat flour (or rice flour);
- 300g of chopped chard;
- 1 onion cut into slices;
- Chopped chives to taste;
- 300g of ground beef;
- Salt and pepper to taste;
- Frying oil;
Preparation – Mix the ingredients and fry until golden. You can add things like cheese.
I hope you enjoyed this little recipe. We also recommend learning to make the traditional Okonomiyaki, we have a very complete article talking a little more about this Japanese pancake. Let's leave some links below, we appreciate the comments and shares.