Eggless Ragi cake or muffins made without refined sugar are a perfect delight to have any time. They are super soft and spongy.

These muffins are a perfect combo of health and taste. I have added choco chips here to make it more chocolatey.

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Once you will make this you would like to use this flour again and again  These also taste so good that you will not miss all-purpose flour or sugar.

Eggless Ragi Muffins



 Blogging Marathon

Recently I got an opportunity to be a part of this Blogging Marathon. This post is my very first entry into this marathon. I am thankful to Srivalli Jetti, who is the organizer of this Blogging Marathon, to accept my request of joining it even in mid-session.

The theme I have chosen for this marathon is Kids Delight -Travel

And muffins are something, you can carry yourself while travelling too. Even in summers, they remain good for 2 to 3 days. 

These Eggless Ragi Chocolate muffins are not only made with healthy flour but are also free of refined sugar. I have used jaggery to sweeten them up. So, completely healthy. You can serve these in breakfast, or in the lunch box or for any time munching. And if you are travelling, just carry with you these muffins. And anytime your kids feel hungry just hand over one or two of them.

How about knowing a little about Ragi Flour?


What Is Ragi?

Ragi is a millet also known as Finger Millet or Nachni Flour. It is a wonder grain seated on the topmost level amongst all the cereals. Ragi, being a millet is full of benefits.

Benefits of Ragi

For more detailed info regarding the benefits of Ragi, read here.


Brownie Points Of This Recipe

Made with 100% Ragi Flour, no wheat flour used


No refined sugar was used. Made with jaggery


Easy ingredients that are available in all kitchens.

Easy & quick recipe.

Can be made in Otg, microwave convection, air fryer or in Pressure Cooker


Step By Step Recipe

Eggless Ragi Muffins
Ragi Chocolate Muffins
Eggless Ragi Chocolate Muffins

Eggless Ragi Chocolate Muffins


Ragi Muffins

Eggless Ragi Chocolate Muffins

Baking In Oven

Preheat oven at 180 degrees for 10 to 12 minutes. Start preheating the oven when you start preparing the batter. Keep the baking tray in the middle rack and bake for 16 to 18 minutes or till the skewer inserted comes out clean.

Baking  In Microwave Convection

Preheat microwave at 180 degrees. The timer is built-in, generally, it takes 5 minutes. Start preheating when the batter is ready. When it gives a beep indicating that it is preheated, keep the baking tray with moulds and bake.

Baking In Pressure Cooker

Preheat the pressure cooker for 10 minutes. Keep the muffin moulds on the stand/rack in the cooker. For complete details regarding baking in a pressure cooker, click here.

Baking  In Air Fryer

Preheat Airfryer at 180 degrees for 5 minutes. Keep the muffin moulds in the air fryer basket and bake for 10 to 12 minutes.

How to Make Ragi cake with this recipe?


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Ragi Chocolate Muffins

Healthy muffins made with Ragi flour and jaggery powder are perfect to have in breakfast or any other time or carry with you while travelling.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Indian


My 1 Cup measures 240 ml

  • 3/4 Cup Ragi Flour
  • 1/4 Cup Cocoa Powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking Powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon Salt
  • 1/4 Cup Oil
  • 1/4 Cup Curd
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla Essence
  • 1/2 Cup + 2 Tbsp Jaggery Powder
  • 1 or 2 Tablespoon Milk at room temperature
  • 1/4 Cup Choco Chips Optional


  • Line muffin liners in the tart moulds or in the muffins tray. You can even line these in steel or glass bowls.
  • Preheat oven at 180 degrees. (See Note 7)
  • Dry roast Ragi flour for 3 to 4 minutes to get rid of the raw smell. Let it cool down.
  • In a big bowl take Ragi flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda, salt and choco chips. (Reserve some choco chips for garnishing on the top)
  • In a jar of mixie, take curd, oil, vanilla essence and jaggery powder. Blend it to make a fine paste. This is done to ensure that jaggery is dissolved fully.
  • Add the jaggery mix to the dry ingredients and mix everything using cut and fold method. If required, adjust the consistency by adding little milk.
  • Add vinegar and mix again.
  • Put the batter in the muffin liners. Top the muffins with some chocolate chips or sugar sprinkles. Though this is completely optional.
  • Bake in the preheated oven for 18 to 20 minutes till skewer inserted comes out clean.
  • Let them cool completely on a wire rack.
  • Serve with love.
  • Or store them in an airtight container. Remains good for 3 to 4 days at room temperature. You can keep in the refrigerator for a longer shelf life. These can also be kept in the freezer. Just take them out, an hour before serving and they are perfect.


  1. The same quantity of sugar can be used in place of jaggery powder.
  2. You can scale the recipe as per your requirements.
  3. The same recipe can be made into a cake. For this, take a cake pan of 6" and bake it for 30 to 35 minutes.
  4. Use any cooking oil be it refined or olive oil or any other.
  5. You may or may not require milk. Add only if the batter is too thick otherwise no need.
  6. I baked these in microwave convection.
  7. You can bake these in air fryer or pressure cooker or electric oven. If baking in the oven or pressure cooker then preheat it for 10 to 12 minutes. Preheat microwave convection or airfryer for 5 minutes. So, start preheating accordingly.
  8. You can use lemon juice in place of vinegar.
Keyword Gluten free Baking, Ragi Cake, Ragi Recipes

Happy Baking…

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25 Responses

  1. Welcome aboard, Samira. I have always loved the use of ragi in bakes and found that adding chocolate masks the flavor of ragi and so easily loved by kids. Your narration proves the point.

  2. This Ragi muffins are so healthy and the fact that they are eggless too. I agree with you, when you start serious blogging, you are completely in to it. A never ending job.

    1. Hi. I tried this recipe today. It tasted yum. My kids loved it. But it crumbled n did not hold shape when I demould it. Could you tell me where I went wrong.

      1. Hi Prathima, Thanks for trying these out and sharing your lovely feedback. Maybe the batter was thick that’s why the muffins crumbled. Try adding little more liquid.

  3. Hello, Thanks for this wonderful recipe. I tried the ragi banana bread and it came out well. Can you please update the ingredients list for vinegar/lemon juice.

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