Eggless Whole Wheat Finger Millet Chocolate Cake with Nutella Glaze (Healthy Ragi Chocolate Cake)

If you are chocolate lover and health concious of what you are having then this cake is for's eggless, made with whole wheat flour and Finger Millet Flour (Ragi Flour) and most importantly its chocolaty and topped with delicious Nutella Glaze. This is cake is super spongy and soft and is great for tea time or after school snack or for any party or get together. Most importantly it's healthy and easy to make. It needs just mixing the ingredients with hands whisk.
Finger Millets/Ragi has very high protein contents, rich source of minerals, controls diabetes, reduces bad cholesterol, rich in antioxidants  and many other health benefits.In South India we have Ragi in many ways like Ragi Mudda, Ragi Malt, Ragi Dosa, Ragi Ladoo and many other ways. And now it's time for Cake which is super yummy.

Level: Easy 
Prep time: 10 mins
Bake time: 40 mins
Serves: 8
Makes: 7" cake


Dry Ingredients
Whole Wheat Flour:  1 cup
Finger millet/ragi flour: 1/2 cup
Brown Sugar: 1 cup (or white sugar-3/4 cup)
Baking Soda: 3/4 teaspoon
Cocoa powder: 2 tablespoon
Salt a pinch 
Wet Ingredients
Greek Style Yogurt/Thick yogurt: 3/4 cup
Milk: 1/2 cup
Any flavourless oil: 1/4 cup 
Vanilla Essence: 1 teaspoon 
Nutella Glaze
Nutella: 2 tablespoons
Butter: 1 tablespoon
Milk: 3 tablespoons


Preheat the oven at 180c for 10 mins. 
Prepare your pan by greasing with butter and dusting with flour.
Sieve ragi flour, wheat flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. combine all dry ingredients in a bowl.
Combine all wet ingredients in another bowl.
Now combine both Dry and wet ingredients, Don't over mix the mixture. The batter should be little pouring consistency,so add more milk if required.
Pour the batter in greased baking tin and tap it on the worktop 2 ,3 times and bake it for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick inserted comes out clean.
Take out the cake and let it cool on cooling rack. Now make a Nutella Glaze.
In a microwave safe bowl add Nutella,milk and butter and heat for 30 to 1 min. Mix well and pour on the cake when cake is cooled completely.
Wanna try....let set go....


  1. Prepared it and my husband loved it. Best cake I prepared till now . Thanks for the recipe.
    Your post on the tips n tricks for uncooked cakes helped me prepare a perfect cake. Thanks again :)

  2. This looks so soft! I had baked a raagi cake sometime back and really loved it... must make one soon... :)

    1. yes dear its soft and kids will like the most. Thank you

  3. drooling.. Looks gorgeous, moist and super delicious!

  4. The cake looks so tempting. I never thought that we can use ragi to make a cake.Bookmarking this recipe.

  5. Tried this Cake on my Son's Birthday and it turned out so well.


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