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Creamy Jamaican Green Banana Porridge

This Jamaican Green banana porridge is a delicious breakfast staple that is delicious and healthy. Creamy, smooth, and flavorful, it's a recipe your whole family will love.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine Caribbean
Keyword green banana porridge, jamaican green banana porridge
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 355kcal
Author Tanya



  • 4 green bananas peel removed
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk or any milk of your choice
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/2 teaspoon Kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk or to taste


  • Add peeled green bananas, coconut milk, and almond milk to a blender. Blend on medium speed until the mixture is smooth.
  • Meanwhile, bring water and 1/2 teaspoon of salt to a boil in a pot.
  • Add mixture from blender to boiling water and stir until the banana mixture is dissolved in the water. Reduce heat and continue to cook on medium heat, stirring occasionally, for about 12 minutes, until the porridge thickens.
  • After 12 minutes, stir in vanlla extract, allspice, innamon, and nutmeg, and vallow to cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in condensed milk to taste.


  • Peel and cut your green bananas by using a pairing knife. Start by cutting off the stem of the banana. Then, create a slit down the side of the banana and then remove the peel.
  • To make this recipe vegan, sub the condensed milk with vegan condensed milk.
  • If you find that porridge is too thick and making large bubbles, stir in a little more water.
  • Uses any spices you like to season, like a whole cinnamon stick, pimento berries, or almond essence. Remove any whole spices before serving.
  • Remember to stir the porridge often to prevent lumping.


Calories: 355kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 13mg | Sodium: 532mg | Potassium: 693mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 33g | Vitamin A: 104IU | Vitamin C: 2mg | Calcium: 201mg | Iron: 2mg