2 Servings

5 min Prep, 15 min Cook


Allergy Friendly


Green banana porridge is a favourite breakfast for many Jamaicans because it is packed with essential minerals and vitamins that not only sustain energy levels but help yield a long lasting fuller feeling. I personally drink this porridge on a weekly basis and cannot get enough of it.
The truth be told they contain a very small amount of iron. Spinach, callaloo or kale would be a much viable source of iron if you’re on a mission to replenish your red blood cells.
This wonderful crop contains properties like such as potassium which is crucial for the functioning of the kidneys, helping to keep a healthy balance of sodium in the body while expelling excess water.
Resistance starch is an indigestible fibre which slowly sweept through the entire digestive tract evoking a fuller feeling whilst relieving constipation.
The aforementioned properties are said to aid lower cholesterol levels, weightloss, and balance blood sugar levels

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Cooking Stages

    • Wash the green bananas to remove any debris.

    • Cut the tips of each banana and make an incision length ways with a pairing knife. Follow the incision around the banana in a circle so that the peel is removed and discard.

    • Slice the banana into large discs and put in the blender with the water and puree.

    • Once pureed pour the liquidised formula into a large sauce and begin to boil then reduce heat while stirring.

    • Then stir in the coconut milk with the spices, pink salt and vanilla.

    • Finally pour the desired amount of condensed coconut milk and allow to boil for a further 5 minutes. Do not overstir as it will quickly become too thin, stir once of twice throughout the given time.

    • Serve accordingly.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 706.5 g

Amount Per Serving
Calories 361 cals18%
% Daily Value*
Kilojoules 1515 kJ18%
Fat 9 g14%
Sodium 265.2 mg12%
Carbohydrate 47 g16%
Protein 8.7 g17%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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