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Ragi Chocolate Cake

Friday, May 9th, 2014


1/2 cup Finger Millet flour
1 cup All purpose flour
1 tbsp. Cocoa powder
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 cup vegetable oil
1/2 cup curd/yogurt
1/4 cup milk
1 tsp. cinnamon powder


Sift the finger Ragi flour, all purpose flour, baking soda, baking powder and cinnamon twice in a large vessel. Take another vessel and add curd, oil, milk and sugar in it, beat the liquid mixture with a fork till the sugar is dissolved.

Preheat the oven to 190°C for about 10 minutes. Grease a round cake tin with oil.

Add the dry ingredients to the wet liquid mixture little by little and fold lightly making circular motions.

Pour the cake batter into the greased cake tin and bake for 30 minutes or till the cake is done. Check the cake by inserting a clean knife in it, if it comes out clean the cake is fully baked.

Walnut and Banana Cake

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013


1/2 cup wholewheat flour
1/2 cup refined flour
1/4 cup milk
1 big red skin or any other variety of banana
1/4 cup of Walnuts
2 tbsp. of Yogurt or curd
2 tbsp. of vegetable oil
3/4 cup of Castor sugar
A pinch of salt
1 tbsp of cocoa powder
A pinch of Cinnamon powder
1/4 tsp. of Baking powder
1/4 tsp. of Baking soda


Peel the banana and slice it into small pieces. Grind together the banana slices, sugar, yogurt, milk and oil in a blender. Keep it aside.

Add the baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder, salt and cinnamon to both the flour in a big vessel. Sift all the dry ingredients together for at least twice.

Mix the dry ingredients into the wet ingredients little by little. Mix with light hands, folding the flour mix gently into the wet ingredients.

Crush the walnuts into small chunks and add it to the batter.

Preheat the oven for 10 minutes at 180°C. Grease a rectangular tin or a round cake tin with oil and dust it with dry lour. Pour the batter into the baking tin.  Bake the cake at 180°C for 30 to 35 minutes or till the cake is done. Check the cake by inserting a knife in it, if the knife comes out clean the cake is fully balked.