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Soyabean chunks

Also Known As : Soy nuggets, soya nuggets


Usage Tips

  1. Soyabean chunks can be stored in an airtight container for upto 12 months. They should be soaked in boiling water before use so that they become soft and moist. They can be added to salads, soups and stews. They can be prepared as a curry and or as a vegetable with some chopped onions, tomatoes and carrots.

Common names and forms

  1. Badian
  2. Soy Nuggets
  3. Soya Chunk Soaked


Soyabean chunks are soy nuggets prepared from defatted Soya flour by the process of extrusion cooking. The raw chunks are tasteless and odourless. They are firm, brown in color with rough texture. Soyabean chunks are known for their goodness of protein. They can be boiled and prepared as a salad or added to vegetable and curries.

Health benefits

  • Soyabean chunks have a high protein content that exceeds eggs, milk and meat as well.(1)
  • They are a good source of vitamin B and K, folate and riboflavin.(1)
  • They are a good source of isoflavones that help to reduce the risk of osteoporosis in menopausal women.(1)
  • Being a good source of omega- 3 fatty acids and fiber, Soyabean chunks helps to lower down cholesterol levels in a body.(1)
  • They help to maintain body weight and fight diabetes because of high fiber content in them.(1)

Selection Guide

Look for soyabean chunks in well packaged form. Make sure the chunks are whole and not powdery.


Soybean chunks contain estrogen-mimicking compounds that can develop a hormonal imbalance in men, if consumed excessively. They have antithyroid compounds that may disrupt the activity of the thyroid gland and result in goitre.(2) 

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