Method of Preparation :
Sift the 1st ingredients together.
In a vessel dissolve cocoa powder with milk and mix it with the 3rd ingredients.
Heat some water in a big vessel. When it boils, place the vessel with the cocoa mixture in it. Heat the contents by stirring continuously and when it warms up, remove from fire. Leave it to cool.
Add the 1st ingredients and the beaten eggs. Then add curd and essence and mix well. Pour the batter into a greased and floured round dish. Bake in a preheated oven at 350 o F for about 3/4 hour.
Sieve icing sugar, cocoa and salt together. Heat water and sugar, until the sugar dissolves and then remove from heat. Add the sieved contents into the warm sugar solution. Also add the essence, butter and oil to it and mix well. Pour this over the cake uniformly.