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How to Make Soy Milk at Home - Soya Milk Recipe Indian

Updated on July 28, 2018
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Homemade Soy Milk

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Soy milk is a lactose-free and vegan, healthy alternative to dairy milk and a boon for those who are lactose intolerant. Soya milk is pretty simple to make, is cheaper than dairy milk and definitely healthier as it does not need any preservatives or other additives if prepared at home.

Soy milk needs cooking to neutralize the antinutritional factors present in it. Heating also improves the palatability of the milk.

Soy milk can be made from either soybeans or full-fat soy flour. In this recipe, we are preparing it from raw, whole yellow soybeans. You can learn more about the many health benefits of soybeans in my article.


Cook Time

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 50 min
Ready in: 1 hour
Yields: 2-3

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw, whole soybeans
  • sufficient water, for soaking the soybeans
  • 5 cups for blending the soaked soybeans

Instructions

  1. Soak soybeans in sufficient water overnight. Remember soybeans swell to almost 3 times its original size after soaking hence soak them in sufficient water
  2. In the morning remove the water, wash the soybeans in fresh water and put fresh water in the container
  3. Rub the soybeans between your palms to remove the loose skins. Skim off these skins. Rinse the soybeans again in fresh water
  4. Add the soybeans to a blender and add water. Blend till smooth
  5. Strain out the soymilk through a cheesecloth-lined strainer/colander
  6. Heat the soymilk now on medium heat. Once it starts simmering reduce gas to low or thereabouts to maintain the simmer. Keep removing the milk film as and when it forms, which is every few minutes
  7. Simmer the soymilk for 20-30 minutes. Keep stirring in between.
  8. Strain out the milk again through a cheese cloth lined strainer to catch any loose milk film particles. Now let it cool completely
  9. Refrigerate and allow to chill. Drink it cold or hot and add sugar if you like
  10. You can also prepare tofu from it. The process is very simple
  11. Soymilk will stay good for about 3 days in the fridge

How to Make Soy Milk at Home - Soya Milk Recipe Indian

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    • rajan jolly profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      3 months ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Heidi, I'm glad you find this recipe informational. Thanks for visiting.

    • rajan jolly profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      3 months ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Absolutely simple to make this Dora. Thank you for stopping by.

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      Heidi Thorne 

      3 months ago from Chicago Area

      I didn't even know you could make it at home! Good to know. Thanks for sharing your healthy eating expertise, as always!

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      Dora Weithers 

      3 months ago from The Caribbean

      Thanks for the recipe. It seems simple enough. Will put it on my to-do list to try.

    • rajan jolly profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      3 months ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      You have the recipe, my friend. See if you can try it. Thank you for coming by.

    • rajan jolly profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      3 months ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Thank you Devika. Do try it.

    • rajan jolly profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      3 months ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Nice to hear that Bill and glad you like the recipe. Always a pleasure to see you. Thank you.

    • rajan jolly profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      3 months ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Rinita, yes I do have a coconut milk recipe video on youtube though have not written a recipe on it. Will do it soon. I am glad you like this recipe. Thank you for visiting.

    • rajan jolly profile imageAUTHOR

      Rajan Singh Jolly 

      3 months ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Louise, it really is very simple. Hope you will give it a try. Thank you.

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      manatita44 

      3 months ago from london

      Soya and almond are what I mostly use. Dont get on well with cows milk. Thank you for the Hub.

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      Devika Primić 

      3 months ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      I haven't tried it but sounds an idea. Your recipe is simple and worth a try indeed!

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      Bill Holland 

      3 months ago from Olympia, WA

      Very interesting tutorial...I happen to like soy milk, so I might try this.

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      Rinita Sen 

      3 months ago

      Interesting, and well written. Do you have any recipe for homemade coconut milk? Thank you for sharing.

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      Louise Powles 

      3 months ago from Norfolk, England

      I had no idea you could make your own soya milk, so this was really interesting and helpful to read. Thankyou. =)

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