Bammy Recipe

Bammy -A great tasting vegan, and paleo Jamaican flat bread made with grated cassava, dipped in coconut milk and fried until golden brown.

Course Breakfast
Cuisine Caribbean
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 7 - 8 circles
Calories 258 kcal
Author Immaculate Bites


  • 2 pounds frozen grated cassava defrosted
  • 3/4- 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup coconut milk milk or water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar optional
  • 2-3 tablespoon ghee or vegetable oil


  1. Depending on your frozen cassava you may have to
  2. Using a cheesecloth or kitchen cloth, squeeze the heck out of the grated cassava.
  3. Place in large bowl, add salt and sugar. Mix well
  4. Heat up a fry pan or skillet on medium heat
  5. Divide mixture into 8 and form circles. Oil fry pan add cassava mixture in the fry pan, then begin to flatten dough and form in a circular motion using the back of a spoon. Make sure all the parts of the mixture are oiled.
  6. Cook for about 3-4 minutes on each side until lightly brown. You may have to do so in batches
  7. Submerge bammy in coconut milk for about 15-20 minutes
  8. Remove and lightly pat dry using a clean cloth or paper napkin Refry or grill on both sides for another 4-5 minutes until golden brown or according to preference.
  9. Serve Warm.