Friday, October 11, 2013

Egg Free Ragi Whole Wheat Chocolate Cake / Finger millet Whole Wheat chocolaty cake

   
Egg Free Ragi Whole Wheat Chocolate Cake

            Ragi / Finger Millet is one of the staple food in Southern part of India. It is most nutritious food which is rich in calcium and protein and also have good amount of iron and other minerals. We can prepare various dishes in ragi like puttu, dosa, idli, kali etc but in Baking it quite interesting to me when I first saw this recipe here..It is very quick and healthy cake with great taste.  Try this and you will stick to this healthier version for sure..

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 25 ~ 35 minutes
Serves: one 9-inch baking pan

Dry Ingredients:
1/2 cup ragi flour
1 cup whole wheat or all purpose flour ( I used whole wheat flour)
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon powder
A pinch of salt

Wet Ingredients:
3/4 cup sugar
1/ 4 cup milk
1/4 cup oil
1/2 cup  thick yogurt

Method:
1. Preheat the oven to 360 degree F and line the pan with parchment paper or grease and dust the pan with flour.


2. Sift all dry ingredients twice and keep it aside.


3. In a mixing bowl, stir in all wet ingredients  and mix until sugar dissolves.


4. Add sifted flour to wet ingredients and gently fold until everything cooperates.


5. Transfer to the prepared pan and bake it for 25 ~ 30 minutes until done or toothpick when inserted in    middle of the cake, comes out clean. If not bake it for another 5 minutes.


6. Cool completely before serving. If needed frost the cake of your choice of frosting..

This recipe is for Blogging Marathon 33 under theme ~ Eggless cakes.. Check out the Blogging Marathon page for the other Blogging Marathoners doing BM# 33

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Egg Free Ragi Chocolate Cake / Finger millet chocolaty cake

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 25 ~ 35 minutes
Serves: one 9- inch baking pan

Dry Ingredients:
1/2 cup ragi flour
1 cup whole wheat or all purpose flour ( I used whole wheat flour)
1 tbsp cocoa powder
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cinnamon powder
A pinch of salt

Wet Ingredients:
3/4 cup sugar
1/ 4 cup milk
1/4 cup oil
1/2 cup  thick yogurt

Method:
1. Preheat the oven to 360 degree F and line the pan with parchment paper or grease and dust the pan.
2. Sift all dry ingredients twice and keep it aside.
3. In a mixing bowl, stir in all wet ingredients  and mix until sugar dissolves.
4. Add sifted flour to wet ingredients and gently fold until everything cooperates.
5. Transfer to the prepared pan and bake it for 25 ~ 30 minutes until done or toothpick when inserted in    middle of the cake, comes out clean. If not bake it for another 5 minutes.
6. Cool completely before serving. If needed frost the cake of your choice of frosting..

Adapted from honestcooking.com                                                           www.sarasyummybites.com

Egg Free Ragi Whole Wheat Chocolate Cake

17 comments:

Veena Theagarajan said...

tempting and healthy cake

Babitha costa said...

very healthier one

Manjula Bharath said...

wow thats a very very delicious and healthy cake dear :) looks super moist !!

Chef Mireille said...

what a healthy cake!

Chandrani Banerjee said...

Soft and healthy ake.

My Event-SPOTLIGHT:"Festive Treat" .

Subha Subramanian said...

Delicious cake......
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vaishali sabnani said...

Super healthy cake...must try using ragi ..have hardly used this.

Priya Suresh said...

Love the addition of ragi here, wat a fantastic and spongy cake..

Harini-Jaya R said...

good one for a healthy treat!

Sapana Behl said...

Very healthy and innovative cake .

Nalini's Kitchen said...

Cake sounds innovative,looks soft and yummy....

Pavani N said...

Love the use of ragi flour to make this tasty and healthy cake.

Padmajha PJ said...

That is for sure a healthy cake...

Jayanthi Padmanabhan said...

Nice healthy cake.

Srivalli said...

Now this is something that makes me want to try it out right away!..very nice one..

Anonymous said...

Tried out, came out very spongy!! Thanks a lot. Keep up the good work

Cooks service in Chennai said...

Hi, I like cake varieties but I am little fat so now a days I didn't take any bakery items. I like your ragi Cake. Surely I will try it in weekends.Tanks for sharing.
But I have One doubt.Shall i cook this dish in pressure cooker.
Cooks service in Chennai