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Eggless Coconut Cake in Pressure Cooker
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Eggless Coconut Cake in Pressure Cooker

Extremely light and tender, and flavored with both coconut milk and coconut oil and Dessicated Coconut.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time50 mins
Total Time1 hr 15 mins
Course: Baking Recipes
Cuisine: Indian
Servings: 5 people
Calories: 234kcal
Author: Sowmya Venkatachalam


  • 0.75 cup Desiccated Coconut
  • 1.5 cups Maida (All Purpose Flour)
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Soda
  • 1 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • Coconut Oil 160ml
  • 80 ml Curd (Plain Yogurt)
  • 1 cup Coconut Milk
  • 1 tsp Cardamom Powder

Other Ingredients

  • 2 cups Salt
  • 1 tsp Butter
  • 1 tbsp Maida (All Purpose Flour)


Pre-heating Pressure Cooker

  • Add 2 cups of salt or sand to the bottom of the pressure cooker. Keep a perforated plate upside down. Also take a flat bottomed bowl and place it upside down. We do not want the baking tray to touch the bottom of the cooker and hence using perforated plate and a bowl. Close the pressure cooker with the lid without gasket and whistle. Keep the flame in medium-high heat for 10mins for the pressure cooker to pre-heat.

Grease Baking Tray

  • Take a baking tray and grease it with oil or butter. Dust the tray with flour and keep it ready

Working with Dry Ingredients

  • Take a sieve, add all purpose flour(maida), baking soda, baking salt and salt and mix it well and sieve together. To this add desiccated coconut and mix well and set it aside

Working with Wet Ingredients

  • In another mixing bowl, take oil, curd, sugar, cardamom powder and coconut milk and whisk them well to make sure sugar is completely dissolved

Incorporate Dry with Wet Ingredients

  • Slowly add the dry ingredients little by little and fold everything together gently, Do not over mix the batter or beat it. When all the ingredients are well mixed, pour this into the greased tray. Gently tap the tray to get rid of air pores.

Baking Process

  • Keep the greased baking tray inside the pressure cooker on top of the flat bottomed bowl. Close the pressure cooker with the lid and bake it for 45-55 mins or till the skewer comes out clean.

Cooling & Serving

  • Take out the baked Eggless Coconut Cake and allow it to cool and then cut into desired pieces. Serve the delicious Eggless Coconut Cake and enjoy the richness of coconut flavor in the cake!


Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 234kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Sugar: 10g