How to Make Hot Chocolate
- (1 cup = 255 ml)
- In a large bowl, soak soya chunks in hot water for 15 minutes. Squeeze out the water from soya chunks and transfer to bowl.
- Add ginger-garlic paste, cornstarch, all-purpose flour, chilli powder, and salt to taste. Combine all the ingredients well, adding 1 tbsp. water if needed.
- Heat oil in a pan for deep frying or shallow frying.
Fry until soya turns crisp, stirring occasionally. Remove soya with a slotted spoon and set aside.
- In a large kadhai (or wok), heat 1 tbsp. oil on high heat and sauté garlic. Add onion, green onions, and bell pepper and sauté well.
Add chilli sauce, vinegar, tomato sauce, soy sauce, and salt to taste. Mix all the ingredients well.
- Add in fried soya chunks and mix well.
- Garnish with additional chopped green onions.
- One acre of soybeans can produce 82,368 crayons.
- Soybean oil provides an environmentally friendly fuel for diesel engines.
During the Civil War, soybeans were used in place of coffee because real coffee was scarce.
- 98 percent of the soybean and livestock farms in the country are still family farms.
U.S. farmers first grew soybeans as cattle feed.
- 45 percent of the world’s soybean acreage and 55 percent of production is in the United States.
- Soy ink is used to print newspapers and textbooks.
- Soybean is used in plastics, wood adhesives and textiles.