What is Tempayy?

Made by fermenting the best quality non-GMO soybeans, Tempayy is a deliciously versatile whole food.

It's naturally packed with gut-friendly protein and fiber, giving you a rare mix of nutrients that is super good for you.

• More Protein than Paneer & Tofu
• 10x less fat than Paneer
• Less net carbs than Soy Chunks

Check out our recipes and cook your heart out with Tempayy!

  • • packed with protein • high fibre & low carb • rich in iron & B-12 • gut-friendly• packed with protein • high fibre & low carb • rich in iron & B-12 • gut-friendly

All your questions about Tempeh answered

What is Tempeh?

Tempeh is a centuries-old food made by fermenting whole soybeans. It originated in Indonesia over 800 years ago and is currently gaining a lot of popularity around the world due to its excellent culinary and nutritive properties. ...
Tempeh is made using a controlled fermentation process using a natural starter culture. It is a clean source of protein with only 3 core ingredients- soybeans, water, and starter culture.

First, the whole soybeans (Non-GMO) are soaked for 24 hours and then dehulled and further boiled till they are completely soft and ready for the fermentation process. Once cooled and dried, the Tempeh starter is added to the soybeans and carefully fermented in a temperature-controlled space for up to 36 hours. After fermentation, the beans bind into nice white cake-like blocks ( similar to blocks of Paneer or Tofu) which are ready for consumption, and these blocks are known as tempeh. Tempeh is rich in nutrients and is a great plant-based protein.

Tasting Tempeh

Tempeh has a firm texture and a mild earthy and nutty flavour. Since it can absorb flavours really well, It is known as a culinary blank slate that can be used in a wide variety of recipes. It is this texture and versatility that makes tempeh a great ingredient that has found much popularity amongst the ever-growing community of conscious foodies and culinary experts.

Health Benefits of Tempeh

Tempeh is a great source of plant-based protein that is popular amongst vegetarians, vegans, and flexitarians alike. It is a fermented soy product that is a rich source of fibre and great for your gut health. It is also a food rich in vitamin B12, iron ( Hello Tempayy fortifies its Tempeh with Iron and Vitamin B-12) and contains a wide variety of nutrients, and is an excellent source of probiotics. It has a mild nutty taste, soaks flavour, and can be used in a variety of tempeh recipes across cuisines, cooking styles and consumption moments. It provides a great amount of high-quality protein and is higher in fibre than most other vegetarian sources of protein.

It is often used instead of Tofu, Indian cottage cheese (paneer) because of the numerous health benefits it has to offer. Eating tempeh can provide a variety of health benefits, that include reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease, improving gut health, reducing the risk of certain cancers, and improving digestion. It also contains small amounts of compounds called prebiotics, which can help promote the healthy bacteria in your gut. Unlike some new-age foods, which are often heavily processed and contain harmful additives, tempeh is a wholesome food and is made with no chemical processing with only 3 core ingredients and no preservatives or additives. Eating tempeh can also help you to reduce your intake of dairy-based or animal-based protein, which is often high in fat, cholesterol, and sodium. Tempeh is also dairy and gluten-free.

There are very few options available in vegetarian ingredients that contain a high amount of protein, however, tempeh is a great option for a high protein vegetarian food that can be included in your diet.

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Tempeh can be used as a snack or introduced in a variety of dishes, such as stir-fries, sandwiches and salads. There are a number of different types of tempeh, each with its own unique flavour and nutritional properties. Our tempeh is completely gluten and dairy-free making them a great option for those with gluten or lactose intolerance.

At Hello Tempayy, you can find a variety of flavoured fresh tempeh thins and cubes. You can even choose from the many combos available online.If you are looking to buy tempeh online, Hello Tempayy is your go-to place. It is a store that will provide you with the best tempeh online.


  1. How to cook Tempayy (Tempeh)?
  2. Cooking Tempayy is easy-breezy. Tempayy Thins take just 3 mins to make. Just sautee on a pan with some oil for a minute and half each side. When using cubes, just season/ marinate it liberally, sautee in a bit of oil for 5-7 mins and you are good to go. Toss it in a sauce, mince it in a masala, bread it and fry or add to any recipe of your choice. The perfect canvas to showcase your cooking skills.

  3. What Does Tempeh Taste Like?
  4. Tempayy ( Tempeh) has a mild nutty taste, a hearty and firm texture, and absorbs any flavour you throw at it.

  5. What is healthier, tempeh or tofu?
  6. The rich nutritional profile of Tempayy(Tempeh) makes it widely considered to be a healthier alternative. The only thing in common between Tempayy and Tofu is that they are made from soy. Tempayy is made from whole soybeans and fermented using ancient culinary methods, while Tofu is made from curdled soy milk that is extracted from the bean.