250 grams flour / maida
250 grams sugar
3 eggs beaten
4 tablespoons cocoa powder
1 cup plain curds / yogurt
½ cup oil
1 teaspoon soda bicarbonate (baking soda)
1 teaspoon vanilla essence
½ cup water
Break the eggs in a bowl and whisk well. Add the curds / yogurt, oil, sugar, vanilla essence and soda bicarbonate and beat well.
Add the cocoa powder and mix well. Fold in the flour.
Add a little water if batter is too thick.
Pour into a greased baking dish or tin and bake at 200C for 40 to 45 minutes till the cake is done