How to Start Soya Chaap Manufacturing Business?

If we talk about soya chaap, then the trend of serving it as a starter in parties and marriage function is increasing in India. The main feature of soya chaap is it cooks in the oil pan as well as tandoor. You will find this food item easily from malls to Dhaba ( Roadside Restaurant). In this article, we will talk about all the information on How to start soya chaap manufacturing business in India?

People are changing their food habits and shifting from non-veg to veg to start a healthy and non-meat eating lifestyle. Many are aware of their health and want to adapt healthy way of life. In today’s time, people are very busy in their work and career that they forget to give for their health. Eating proper and healthy food is a necessity in today’s running life.

For good health you need to eat healthy food which has many nutritional value. In the top of the list of healthy food items, which is rich in proteins and less in cholesterol is soyabean. For Vegetarian, soyabean is very effective as it substitute their protein need from meat and eggs. Many doctors also prefer to eat soyabean for heart patients as it is low in cholesterol and fat. This is the reason, soyabean items like soyabean milk, chunks, soyabean chaap, flour, soya Paneer, soya sauce, etc are used in our diet daily.

Raw Materials

You should have the proper soya chaap making and processing business plan before starting this business, the first thing you will need is the raw materials. Some of them are:

  • Soyabean Flour
  • Wheat Barn or Wheat Flour
  • Oil
  • Maida or All purpose Flour

Area Requirement

Soya chaap making business is a small scale business and need very less area when compare to other heavy work business. The area required to start this business on a small scale is minimum 1500 to 2000 Sq.ft of land. If you want to store the frozen soya chaap in your cold storage, then the area will also increase. If you want to start this business, then you can store the soya chaap in others cold storage to save your place and investment.

Process of making soya chaap

While starting any food business, the main ingredient which makes them unique from other competitors is the recipe and taste. The process of making plays an important role in the taste of the final product. You should try many recipe and then fix the portion and quantity of every item which is used in the process.

The basic process of making soya chaap is very simple. First you have to mix soyabean flour, oil, maida and wheat barn in appropriate portion and make a dough. Then the workers cut the small pieces of dough and wrap it on the stick. All the work in the plant is done manually to give the proper shape.

After giving the proper shape, soya chaaps are boiled for 30 minutes and then they are dip into cold water to cool down for 10 to 15 minutes. The next step is to freeze them using the blast freezer. For storage unit, you can store them in the cold chambers.

In cold chambers, soya chaaps are kept in large sacks and according to the market demand, these sacks are removed from the cold chambers and open them to sort and separate all the frozen soya chaap. Then with the help of weighing machine and packaging machine, they are packaged in 200g, 500, and 1 Kg of packets. Now, these frozen soya chaaps are ready to sell in the market using cold chains.


To start soya chaap making business, you need more man power as all the process is done manually. For small scale business, you will require approx. 18 to 25 manpower.

Electricity Requirement

To start soya chaap manufacturing business on a small scale, you need approx. 15 to 20 kW of electricity load.

Machines and Equipment

Most of the process of making soya chaap is done manually so you don’t require many machines and equipment.

  • Knife
  • Large pots
  • Blast Freezers
  • Cold Chambers

Investment and profit margin

If we talk about investment, then you can start this business with your own land and infrastructure then you will require 40,000 to 50,000 Rupees. If you want cold chambers then the prise of the cold chamber will be added to your investment. We recommend to first rent cold chambers and start this business on a small scale. The profit margin in food industry and product, then you can earn a net profit of 15 to 18 percentage of your total sales.

License to start soya chaap manufacturing business

  • GST
  • Trademark

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