Why Tempeh has got to be at the top of your shopping list

Tempeh
Tempeh is a powerhouse food that’s gaining much attention in India.
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Tempeh is made from soybeans that have been fermented and compacted into a firm, dense cake. Some varieties also contain quinoa, brown rice, flax seeds, and spices. Tempeh is chewy and bears a nutty, earthy taste, while tofu has a neutral taste and tends to absorb the flavours of the foods it’s cooked with.

If you have a soybean allergy, there are a whole lot of Tempeh options that are soybean-free. They are usually made from hemp protein, legumes, and whole grains.

Health Benefits of Tempeh
> Reduces risk of cancer
> Builds a healthy diet for diabetic patients
> Boosts your immune system
> Lowers your cholesterol
> Acts as a buddy in your weight-loss program

One cup of tempeh (166 grams) consists of around 6 grams of protein. They are rich in fiber, vitamin B, and phosphorus.

You’ll find excellent recipes of well-known dishes that include Tempeh as a replacement for lamb, bacon, and many more. Even without having to act as replacements, there are some delightful recipes by themselves. The ‘Crispy Tempeh with Honey Sriracha Buffalo Sauce’ is known to be a favourite.

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