Quick and Easy 2-Minute Recipe to Make 50 Pieces of Takoyaki

Takoyaki is a popular Japanese snack that originated from Osaka. 

These flour-based balls are filled with diced octopus, tempura bits, green onions and red ginger.

Let's take a look at how to make them today! (You will need a takoyaki pan for this)

Ingredients (for 50 takoyakis)


  • Flour 220g (1-2/3 cup)
  • Water 1100ml
  • Konbu-dashi or katsuo-dashi (soup stock) 3tbsp
  • Salt 1/3tbsp
  • Soy sauce 1tbsp
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 octopus arms
  • Green onion 1/2
  • Benishoga (red ginger) - optional
  • Tempura bits - optional


  • Takoyaki sauce

  • Aonori
  • Bonito Flakes
  • Japanese mayonnaise


    1. Mix flour, water, soup stock, salt and soy sauce and eggs togethe
    2. Pour batter into each hole of the heated pan
    3. Put a piece of octopus in each hole
    4. Put the rest of the ingredients (if you want, you can add cheese too)
    5. Turn each takoyaki using a long stick (ex. sharp chopstick or skewer stick)
    6. Finally, dish up them and use takoyaki sauce and mayonnaise 


    Need some nice long dishes to plate up your takoyaki for an authentic Japanese feel? Check out our multi-purpose dish sets.

    Each set comes with two plates, two pairs of chopsticks and two sauce dishes! Perfect for a takoyaki date-night for two! 

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