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Mandia (Ragi/ Finger millet) Cake


  1. Mandia(Ragi/ Finger millet) powder- 300gm
  2. All-purpose flour (Maida) -200 gm
  3. Butter / Refine Oil – 150 ml
  4. Crushed Jaggery -200 gm
  5. Baking powder-1/2th tsp
  6. Baking soda-1/4th tsp
  7. Dry-fruits- one handful( optional)
  8. Choco chips- one handful ( optional)
  9. Curd -1 cup
  10. Milk- 1/2thcup
  11. Essence  -1/4thtbs (optional)

Preparation method

  • Preheat oven to 180°C for around 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Mix Mandia( finger millet/ragi) powder, baking soda, baking powder, and all-purpose flour ( maida) on a plate and sieve them to remove any husk or other impurities.
  • Put butter/ refine oil and crushed jaggery in a bowl and stir them till they attain creamy texture.
  • Add curd and essence to the mix and stir it so it gets dissolved.
  • Add Mandia( finger millet/ragi) Maida mix to the butter-curd mix.
  • Stir it well so that a batter with uniform texture is formed.
  • Add milk ( as required )to this batter and mix it till the batter attains a good texture.
  • Add dry fruits & choco chips to the batter.
  • Grease the baking bowl with oil/ butter and sprinkle little  maida flour into it or put a butter paper in the baking bowl
  • Shift the batter to a baking bowl and place it in the preheated oven at 180°C for 25 to 30 min.
  • Check after 25 mins if the cake has baked well or not.
  • If it is not well baked then place the baking bowl in the oven for another 5 minute
  • Then take the cake out and allow it to cool for 10 mins.
  • Cut into pieces and serve.

( u can use powder sugar instead of crushed jaggery also u can use wheat flour (atta) in place of maida.  Tuttifruti can also be used in cake

Prepared by: Sabnam Aferin

Cuttack, Odisha

You can reach her at [email protected]

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