In a mixing bowl add the curd and baking soda and keep aside for 5-10 minutes.
In a small bowl add little flour and chocolate chips and mix. Keep aside.
Preheat oven @180° C for 10 minutes. Line muffins cup/tray with liners or grease it with oil/butter.
Sieve the flour, baking powder, cocoa powder, mix and incorporate them well.
In the curd mixture add sugar, melted butter, vanilla essence, milk and mix.
Add the flour mixture to the wet ingredients and gently fold it to make a smooth batter.
Add the flour coated chocolate chips reserving some for garnish and give a quick stir. Do not over mix.
Scoop the batter in muffins cup till ¾ and garnish with chocolate chips.
Bake the muffins in the preheated oven @180° C for 20-25 minutes, a toothpick inserted should come out clean. (Baking time will differ depending upon your oven temperature. Start checking from 18 -20 minutes onwards).
Remove from oven and let it stand for 5-10 minutes. Remove from tray and and allow to cool down completely. Serve..