Beet root, Coconut , chocolate cake with Ragi flour

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Ingredients :
Ragi flour : 1  Cup
All purpose flour ( maida )  : 1/4 Cup
Beet root pulp : 3/4 cup
Desiccated coconut : 1/2 cup
Chocolate powder : 2 tsp
Powdered sugar : 3/4 cup
Low fat Cream : 1/2 cup ( optional ) Milk can be used instead
Yogurt ( plain Dahi ) : 1/2 Cup
Baking soda : 1/4 tsp
Baking powder: 1 tsp
Vegetable oil or butter  : 1/4 cup
Vanilla Essence : 1 tsp 

Recipe :
1. Pressure cook beet root  for 3 whistles. Let it cool.Peel off the skin. Grate it or grind it to make pulp. Keep aside.
2. Sieve ragi flour, maida, chocolate powder, baking powder & baking soda in a big bowl.
3. Add coconut into this mixture. Mix all the dry ingredients well.
4.In another bowl add sugar, Yoghurt & cream & mix well till it becomes fluffy. You can add milk instead of cream.
5.Add oil & vanilla essence. Mix well.
6.Add dry ingredients mixture slowly in the wet mixture. Mix gently. There should not be lumps.
7.. Grease the tin with little oil. Keep butter paper in the tin & again grease on butter paper. Pour the cake batter in a greased tin. 
8. Bake the cake in pre heated oven for 25 to 30 minutes at 180 C.
9. Cut into pieces as you like & enjoy !!.

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October 3, 2015 at 11:56 PM delete

I don't want to used milk and yogurt together.So,can I double the quantity of yogurt to substitute milk/cream

October 13, 2015 at 9:21 PM delete

You can use only yoghurt but it should not be too sour. Otherwise it will taste in your cake

October 13, 2015 at 9:24 PM delete

Nilambaree I vave used dry coconut ( dessicated ) but fresh will also taste v good.