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Textured or texturized vegetable protein (TVP), also known as textured soy protein, soy meat, or soya chunks, Soya Nuggets or Mealmaker is a defatted soy flour product, a by product of extracting soybean oil.

The protein obtained from soybeans, containing the essential amino acids. The most common forms are soybean flour (approximately 50% protein), soybean concentrate (approximately 70% protein), and soybean protein isolate (approximately 90% protein). 

It is used in sausages, snack foods, and meat analogs to provide emulsification, binding, moisture control, texture control, and protein fortification.

 It is also termed soy protein.

Uses of Soya Chunks:
  1. Soya nuggets are just like our Indian vadis, you may use the soy flour, just need to dried out in the sun and use as per need.
  2. It is necessary to boil the dried nuggets before using further, you just need to boil it for few minutes in sufficient amount of water until they become soft and fluffy.
  3. You can make delicious and healthy salads by combining soya chunks with vegetables of your choice, stir with the yummy sauces and here it go.
  4. You can make various types of mixed sprouted soybeans into salads or use as toppings for sandwiches.
  5. You can add soybeans to vegetable stews and soups for making them more healthy.
  6. Soya nuggets can go with bread slice and pav.
  7. Delicious and nutritional soya nuggets curry recipe is highly served with roti, bread and rice.
  8. Make variety of pulao and biryani’s by adding boiled nutri nuggets.
  9. Nutri nuggets with pasta is truly a delicious delight.
  10. Combine the boiled nutri, radish, carrot, cucumber, cabbage, tomatoes, onion and vegetables of your choice, stir with lemon juice, orange juice, salt and pepper powder to enjoy a yummy salad recipe.

Health Benefits of Soya Chunks:
  1. Nutri’s are extremely high in protein.
  2. They are pure vegetarian beans, hence good choice for the vegetarians.
  3. Nutri is rich in protein diet and essential for complete nutrition.
  4. It is proven a healthy food item for young as well as for old people.
  5. It is unproblematic food item, especially for diabetics and heart patients.
  6. Soy oil is also very healthy in cooking.
  7. Soya nuggets provides a good amount of vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein for growing children.
  8. Soya contains high amount of fiber, it helps in loosing weight as well.
  9. Soya bean is one of the best non-fish sources of essential omega-3 fatty acids, that can help in reducing the risk of coronary heart disease.
  10. Soy protein can provide positive results for people with high blood pressure.
  11. Soy protein has various benefits for the women, especially during the post-menopausal years.
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