A juicer is a great tool to have in the kitchen for making vegetable and fruit juices. But what about soy milk? Can you make soya milk with a juicer or do you need some other type of machine?
Among all the kitchen appliances, Soya milk makers are dedicated to making soya milk literally, But, if you don’t have a soya milk maker, then you can use your juicer to make soy milk too.
You can make soya milk with juicers. All you need is soybeans and water to get started. Among different types of juicers, masticating type of juicers will be best for this purpose. Besides juicers, You can make soya milk with different kitchen appliances like a Soy milk maker, Blender, and soup maker.
if you want to know, whether a juicer is a better soy milk maker than other kitchen appliances. you can continue reading this article.
There are mainly 4 types of juicers in the market. Those are centrifugal, masticating, cold press, and citrus type juicer. Each has its pros and cons. you can know more about different types of juicers by reading my article.
How to make soy milk using a juicer
Vertical masticating juicers are better for making soymilk than horizontal masticating juicers. as a horizontal juicer will not be able to hold added water like a vertical one.
your juicer will work better if you add water with your soya when juicing (or milking in this case).
Making soy milk is actually very easy if you have a juicer. All you need to do is soak some soybeans overnight, then just juice them the next day and strain out the pulp. You can also add things like vanilla extract for more flavor.
Drawback compare to a soy milk maker
- Pulp are not so dry , that means you will not get best yield as a soy milk would give
- You need to strain and then boil the milk after you use your juicer
Are juicers can make soy milk better than other devices ( in term of ease of use, time, price )
Juicer VS Blender: how they differ to make soya milk
Blenders are also great because they don’t need any special equipment – just add water, soy beans, and a little salt. Blend for 2-4 minutes then pour into cups or bowls.
You will also need to strain and boil the raw soy milk after you use the blender.
It tastes delicious too! You can put some honey in if you want something sweeter – sweeten to your taste buds’ liking before blending again.
The main difference between the juicing and blending methods is that juicers extract only juice while blenders also extract fiber from fruits and vegetables; this means that when we consume blended food we get all the benefits of juices plus fiber.
Drawbacks to using a blender:
You will need to strain and boil after you blend the raw soy milk.
So, juicer and blender both need straining and boiling row soy milk after using those devices.
Juicer vs Soup maker: which one is the better soy milk producer
The process of making soy milk is simple. You’ll need a soup maker, water, and some soybeans. All you have to do is put the soybeans in the soup maker with a little bit of water and turn it on for about 18 minutes. then just strain it
you can repeat the process with residue again for making more soy milk.
Then, you can boil it for 5 to 10 min for better taste.
It’s as easy as that!
1 cup of soybean will make 4 bottle of soy milk
just need straining after you use your soup maker
So you can say soup maker is better than juicer when you want to make soy milk. The juicer will need stringing and boiling of raw milk. For the soup maker, you will just need strainer.
Juicer VS Soy-milk-maker: which one is best to make soya milk
You may be wondering what the difference between a juicer and soy milk maker is. Well, both of them make awesome drinks but they work differently: A soy milk maker uses soybeans while a juicer extracts juice from fruits or vegetables.
First you pour the soya beans into the machine’s container with your desired amount of salt (if any).
Then fill up the water jug with cold water until it reaches the maximum level on the machine. Place the jug on top of the machine and turn it on by pressing one button for about 3 minutes until you hear a sound signaling that your drink is ready!
Unlike juicers, you don’t need to strain or boil after you use your soy milk maker .
So it’s the best option to make soy milk than a juicer. it is also better than other kitchen appliances when it comes to making soy milk.
Table: kitchen appliances Comparison
|juicer||milk don,t need to strain |
but need boiling
|Omega Vsj843 juicer|
|blender||need to strain |
and boil after blending
|soya milk maker||just need straining … |
some don’t need straining even
|soup maker||just need straining||Philips soup maker|
Among all the kitchen appliances, the soymilk maker is the best to make soy milk. if you don’t have a soymilk maker then you can use a juicer to make milk. the juicer is better than a blender but the same effect as a soup maker for making soya milk.
How to make soy milk taste better (or remove bad smell)
You can try different types of soya as each makes different flavor when you make your soy milk with it. use whichever you like most.
Before you process the beans it is important that you thoroughly soak the beans in boiling water. After soaking the beans you need to clean the beans. then you can process the beans for making soy milk
According to Wikipedia that soaking whole beans (skin plus) in boiling water will reduce/remove the extra beany flavor, which is caused by lipoxygenase.
you should remove Skins of soy to remove bitterness. Soaking has to be done using hot water, hot water facilitates the process. Hot water soaking makes the outer skin soft and loosens.
- You should boil your row soymilk gently for 1-2 hours, then strain. it will remove the bad taste from the milk.
- You can add some sugar to your soymilk for a better taste. you can add different flavors to your soy milk too .u can add, vanilla, chocolates and so on
there are other herbal and practical ways also. aromatics such as pandas leaves, which will help enhance the flavor and also get rid of the “beany” taste. You can probably get these in your Asian food market.
You can drink it at normal temperature, or you can refrigerate it for better taste.