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Jamaican banana porridge

Jamaican banana porridge

Learn to make Jamaican banana porridge. It is, vegan, gluten-free, kid-friendly, easy to prepare and very delicious!
5 from 3 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Jamaican
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 210 kcal


  • 3 Green bananas
  • 2 Cups Fresh coconut milk
  • 1 Cinnamon stick Can use cinnamon leaves or ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp Nutmeg 
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • 1 ½ Water
  • Sugar To sweeten
  • Condensed milk To sweeten


  • Wash and peel the bananas. Cut then into three pieces and bland with the coconut milk and grated nutmeg.
  • Pour the water in a pot along with the cinnamon stick and salt and put to boil on medium heat.
  • When the water boiled pour in the banana blend. Stir continuously until the porridge starts thicken.
  • As the porridge thicken, turn the heat down to meadium low and let it cook for about 5 to 10 minutes. Stir occasionally.
  • Add the vanilla.
  • Sweeten to your taste.
  • Serve!


  • You don't have to use coconut milk, you can use fresh milk.
  •  Also, you can use both sugar and condensed milk or either to sweeten the porridge.


Calories: 210kcal
Keyword gluten-free, Jamaican banana porridge
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