Boiled Banana (Jamaica)




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Boiled Banana

Published Mar 15, 2010
Boiled Bananas


  • 3 fingers of green bananas
  • 1 cup milk
  • 5 cups water
  • 1/2cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp. salt sugar to taste nutmeg [vanilla optional]

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  1. Wash,peal and grate bananas
  2. Add flour and salt to grated bananas and mix well.
  3. Beat mixture with fork while adding water until smooth.
  4. Sweeten to taste and add nutmeg and vanilla.
  5. Pour mixture into boiling water, stirring constantly to prevent lumping, stir until mixture thickens.
  6. Continue cooking, and milk ,and let it simmer over low heat .
  7. Cook for about 30 mins. 8. Add sugar to taste and spices.
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Khadijha conway
Sep 13, 2010 7:40am [ 1 ]

boiled bananas are nasty how can people eat that stuff that is just to much to be dared to eat

Oct 6, 2010 7:45pm [ 2 ]

Boiled green bananas is a carbohydrate dish, it has a great source of iron and good carbohydrate, if prepared properly, by chosing he correct geen bananas, it is a delicious dish. Boiled green banas can be served with any protein you wish. ENJOY.

J King
Jun 27, 2011 10:10pm [ 3 ]

This was a childhood favorite!

Aug 16, 2011 8:09pm [ 4 ]

This recipe is for banana porridge. Real boiled green bananas are peeled and added to boiling salted water and cooked for 10-15 mins. Then eaten with some meat or vegetable dish. From a true Yaadie.

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