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healthy easy vegan gluten free jamaican banana porridge recipe with cinnamon in a white bowl
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5 from 6 votes

Banana Porridge Recipe

Jamaican banana porridge is simple, nourishing, sweet and so easy to make! I love this healthy banana porridge because it quenches my sweet tooth with natural sweetness that is good for you. In just a few minutes you can have a delicious and healthy breakfast the whole family will enjoy! 
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time10 minutes
Total Time15 minutes
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: Vegan
Diet: Gluten Free, Low Lactose, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 6
Calories: 243kcal
Author: Anjali Shah


  • 3 Green Bananas
  • 2 cups Water
  • 2 cups Unsweetened Coconut Milk
  • 1 whole Cinnamon Stick
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • tsp Salt
  • ¼ cup Coconut Condensed Milk


  • Peel and chop the bananas.
  • Place the banana pieces along with the coconut milk and salt into a high-speed food processor, blend until smooth.
  • Bring the water, cinnamon stick and vanilla extract to a boil in a pot.
  • Stir in the banana pureé, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer stirring for 10 minutes as the porridge thickens and cooks.
  • Stir through the coconut condensed milk to taste.
  • Remove from the heat and serve.




  • Use green bananas or plantains for this recipe, ripe yellow bananas will not work.
  • Store leftover in the fridge for up to 2 days.
  • Adjust sweetness to taste by adding more or less coconut condensed milk. Coconut sugar or brown sugar can also be used to sweeten if desired.
  • Any plant-based milk can be used instead of coconut milk.


Serving: 1cup | Calories: 243kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 19g | Saturated Fat: 17g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 4mg | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 405mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 11g