How to Make Soya Milk – Soy milk is the best alternative to dairy milk if you are lactose intolerant. This milk is a healthy product that contains high protein and calcium.
Buying soy milk from a store can be a little expensive, and because of this, you might opt to make your own soy milk. Luckily, Soybeans are relatively cheap and it is also quite easy to make soy milk from scratch
Homemade soy milk is more delicious than the one bought from the store. This is because you can add any flavor that you want while making the milk.
If you are ready to make your own soy milk, you can read through this blog post. All the information you need will be provided for you.
Ingredients to Make Soya Milk
To be able to make soy milk, you need to have certain ingredients in place. These ingredients are essential to making your soy milk. Here are the ingredients:
- A cup of soybeans
- ¼ cups of water
- 11 total cups of water
- Salt to taste
These are the ingredients that you will need to have before you can start making soy milk in your home.
How to Make Soya Milk
Soya milk is the best alternative to dairy milk and you can use it as a substitute for several recipes or you can enjoy it like that. The guide below will teach you how to make soya milk.
Rinse the soybeans and then pour the bag of soybeans into a bowl and run the beans under cool running water. Make sure that you use your hand to mix the soybeans so that all the beans will get washed.
Then you soak the soybeans overnight. After rinsing the beans place them in a large bowl and then pour the cool water to cover the beans. Pour about 4 cups of water.
Then you will leave the soybeans to soak overnight for at least 12 hours. By soaking the soybeans, it will make them very soft and easier for you to blend and make them into milk.
How to Make Soya Milk – Step 3
Check the beans: After soaking the beans for 12 hours, the soybeans will be softer and it will be twice the original size. Make sure that you use the knife to cut the soybean.
If the soybean is soft enough to cut, then the beans are done. If the beans are still tough, allow them to soak a little longer and check them every hour until they are soaked.
Drain the soybeans. after soaking the soybeans, make sure that you put a colander in the sink and then pour the soybeans into the colander, allowing the water to drain. Then you can transfer the beans in a large bowl and cover the soybeans in the water.
Roll the soybeans between your fingers, before you blend the soybeans, you need to remove the thin skins of the soybeans. If you want to remove the skin, you need to rub the beans between your hands. By removing the skin of the soybean, it will improve the texture of the milk.
How to Make Soya Milk – Step 6
Use a spoon to remove the skins. After you are done rolling the beans, you will see a layer of soybean skin floating in the water. You can use a spoon to remove the skins from the water.
Put the beans and 4 cups of water in the blender. After removing the skins from the soybeans you can pour the beans in the blender and fill the blender with four cups of water.
Run the blender for a minute and blend the soybeans. After one minute, you can take off the top of the blender and check the milk.
How to Make Soya Milk – Step 9
Set up the strainer. Even if the beans are blended completely, you will need to strain the soy milk to get a smooth texture. Then put a sheet of cheesecloth over the strainer and put the strainer on a pot.
Strain the soy milk. Put the blended soy milk over the cheesecloth and then put it in the pot. Once you are done pouring, you will bring all the corners of the cheesecloth together and then twist the pot.
Put aside the soy paste. Once you are done removing the cheesecloth, open it up to check the soy paste that is inside.
How to Make Soya Milk – Step 12
Put the pot of soy milk on a medium-low heat. Put the soy milk on the stove on a medium-low heat. Stir it from time to time and watch the pot because the soy milk can boil quickly.
After the soy milk has started boiling, turn down the heat for it to simmer, and then add a pinch of salt with extra flavorings. You can also add some sugar if you want.
Let it simmer for about 20 minutes. Once you have turned down the heat and added flavors then you let the soy milk simmer for 20 minutes again.
How to Make Soya Milk – Step 15
Turn off the heat and remove the pot of soy milk from the stove. Then you set it aside and allow it to cool. Then you can pour the milk in a pitcher and put it in a fridge.
Scoop off any of the films on the top. After it is cooled, you can examine the top of the liquid. If you find any skin you can remove it.
You can serve the soy milk in a glass or you can enjoy it when added to a smoothie or you can even use it as a substitute for milk.
With the easy steps above, you will be able to make soymilk from soybeans and use it as a substitute for dairy milk.