How To Cook Unripe Plantain Porridge

How To Make Unripe plantain porridge

First and foremost, the health benefits of plantain can never be overrated. So is the different ways of making plantain. Unripe plantain is abundant in essential minerals and vitamins like dietary fiber, copper, thiamin, magnesium, riboflavin, potassium, manganese, iron, vitamin B- complex, and niacin.

Of course, apart from the fact that plantain contains serotonin which improves blood flow and reduces chances of coronary artery disease and stroke, it can also be used to treat anemia and neuritis. Also, it ‘s a good meal for weight loss and healthy eating.

A bunch of unripe plantains

Furthermore, unripe plantain is rich in calcium which is needed for building stronger bones, muscles, nails and teeth. For this reason, a plate of unripe plantain porridge will prevent diseases that involve weakening of the bones and cause fractures. It has also been found out that plantain boosts sexual performance by improving male fertility and providing increased libido, also thicker sperm and volume.

Similarly, unripe plantain is most time recommended for diabetic patients because it is very low in sugar compared to ripe or overripe plantain but everyone can try out the delicacy to feel that unique taste of plantain cooked in an entirely different way. It is quite easy and fast to cook.

  • Ingredients
  • Unripe plantains
  • Fish
  • Palm oil
  • Grinded Pepper
  • Salt
  • Crayfish
  • Stock cubes
  • Spinach


1. Peel the plantain and cut into moderately small sizes.

2. Rinse and cut the spinach into smaller pieces.

3. Wash and remove fish intestines then cut to your desired size.

4. Place the pot of cut plantain on fire, add chopped onions, fish, ground crayfish, stock cubes, and pepper. Pour adequate water.

5. After some minutes of boiling, add the palm oil and salt. Keep the pot covered.

6. Add the spinach and leave to steam for few minutes.

Delicious unripe plantain porridge

Unripe plantain porridge is ready and can be served with any type of drink. Food recipes like ginger and garlic give the plantain porridge a super delicious satisfaction.