Top Five Best Recipes From Soy Products

Top Five Best Recipes From Soy Products

June 30, 2023 Off By Glespynorson

Eggs rule the healthy non-veg world. However, soybeans hold the pride of place in the vegetarian world. A perfect meat substitute, soy has innumerable minerals, including protein at max. No wonder people proudly call soy: the vegetarian’s meat.

These days, you can easily find delectable forms of soy in the market. Every ingredient is suitable for your culinary experiments, from soybeans, granules, and nuggets to chunks.

Indeed, there are multiple ways to add more soy to your diet. However, we have curated the top five best recipes from soy products.

Let’s get into the kitchen together!

1. Soy-stuffed Zucchini

When it comes to cooking with some of the most innovative soy products, you might have to consider many things.

Probably, soy-stuffed zucchini is one dish on the list.

Key Ingredients:

Zucchini, soy kernels, plant-based oil, green chilies, fresh coriander leaves, and spices.

Cooking Method:

Start this recipe by boiling zucchini, cutting it in half, and scooping out its core a little from the inside. Now take a pan and, with some oil, saute ginger garlic paste, green chilies, coriander leaves, cumin powder, and salt. Toss pre-soaked soy kernels in the pan and stir fry well.

Complete the soy cooking by adding lime juice and garnishing fresh coriander leaves on top of it. Further, stuff the soy mixture in the zucchini boat and bake it for under five minutes in a greased oven tray. Woohoo! A mouth-watering yet nutritious evening snack is ready in minutes.

Best Accompaniments:

  • Gazpacho
  • Crispy kale
  • Corn salad
  • Sweet & sour cipollini onions

2. Oats + soy Pancakes

Who doesn’t love pancakes? If you don’t, okay, we will judge you. You can kickstart your day with this easy, scrumptious, and wholesome soy oats pancake recipe.

Key Ingredients:

Oats, soy flour, olive oil, green chilies, and spices.

Cooking Method:

Grind pre-soaked oats with soy flour and add salt to taste, chilies, coriander, and ginger garlic paste to the mixture. Add needful water to give the mixture a pouring-worthy texture. Pour the batter into a non-stick pan and make a 1/4-inch thick pancake. Keep cooking until both sides become medium brown.

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Best Accompaniments:

  • Favorite chilled dip: curd, chutney, or sauce
  • Honey
  • Banana slices

3. Thai soybean in Cabbage Cups

Stay healthy all-day long with super light, low-fat, and flavorsome Thai soybeans in cabbage cups.

Key Ingredients:

Soybeans, cabbage cups, plant-based oil, garlic, onion, spring onions, chilies, tomato sauce, soy sauce, Thai red curry paste, black pepper powder, and spices.

Cooking Method:

Place a wok on flame, pour some olive oil, and add chopped garlic, onion, and chilies. Toss in pre-soaked soybeans and saute for a while. Add water as per the requirement and keep cooking until the water evaporates. Now it’s time to pour tomato sauce, soy sauce, and Thai red curry paste into the wok with soybeans.

Crush a few peppercorns and add the powder to the dish. Add some spring onions and crisp-saute them. Also, throw in some coriander spring onions, a handful of roasted peanuts, and chili flakes. Squeeze a few drops of lemon juice and add salt to taste. Take the mixture off the stove and serve hot in the small cabbage cups.

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Best Accompaniments:

  • Crispy tofu
  • Peanut sauce
  • Cabbage salad

4. Soy Chunks Curry

Are you looking for a soy-delicious dinner option? We think soy chunk curry is your best bet.

Key Ingredients:

Soy chunks, green peas, plant-based oil, cinnamon & cumin seeds, peppercorns, bay leaf, and spices.

Cooking Method:

Soak soy chunks for about thirty minutes and squeeze out the excess water after that. Heat a pressure cooker and put some oil, cinnamon, peppercorns, bay leaf, and cumin seeds. Saute them on a mild flame. Once the cumin sputters, throw minced garlic, diced onion, and tomato puree.

Now you know the next step: spices. Sprinkle coriander, turmeric, red chili, garam masala powder, and salt to taste. Stir for about two minutes and add pre-soaked soy chunks, followed by green peas. Apply the pressure cooker lid, cook on medium flame, and turn off the heat after a whistle. Let the pressure release naturally.

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Best Accompaniments:

  • Any choice of rice
  • Any choice of bread

5. Soy Manchurian 

If you are a Chinese food fan, here’s your soy recipe.

Key Ingredients:

Soy chunks, olive oil, cornflour, all-purpose flour, garlic cloves, onions, spring onions, chili sauce, soy sauce, tomato sauce, vinegar, and spices.

Cooking Method:

Like the previous curry recipe, soak soy chunks and squeeze them to remove unwanted water. Next, take a bowl and mix ginger garlic paste, cornflour, all-purpose flour, chili powder, and salt to taste. Keep adding water as per the requirement. Now deep fry these coated soy chunks until they get brown and crisp.

Keep the fried soy chunks aside and place a new pan on the stove. Saute two garlic cloves in a handful of oil. After a few seconds, add some onions and spring onions and keep stirring gently.

Shower chili sauce, soy sauce, tomato sauce, and vinegar for Chinese zest. Mix all the ingredients properly and add the fried soy chunks to this pan. Sprinkle fresh spring onion toppings on the soy Manchurian and serve hot.

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Best Accompaniments:

  • Fried rice
  • Steamed rice
  • Schezwan rice
  • Vegetable noodles


The list continues: kebabs, florentine, bolognese, pouch, stir fry, 65, and whatnot! There’s no need to worry if you are a vegetarian looking for healthy meal options using soy products. All these five recipes are easy to cook and take 30 to 40 minutes at max to get served.