How to Steam Bammy


Bammy bread is a traditional Jamaican food. This unique flatbread looks similar to pancakes and tortillas. Bammy is made from milled cassava root, also known as manioc and tapioca. The bread is versatile and can be used in different types of dishes. You can serve bammy bread with syrup as a breakfast food or serve it as an accompaniment for beef, cheese or fish dishes Steaming bammy should take only a few minutes.

Things You'll Need

  • Bammy
  • Knife
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • Stove
  • Skillet
  • Cooking grease
  • Skillet lid
  • Cut the bammy into four quarter slices using the knife. Pour coconut milk over the slices, then let them soak in the milk for two minutes.

  • Lightly grease the skillet with your cooking grease. Place the skillet onto a burner set to a medium-low temperature setting.

  • Add the bammy slices to the skillet once it is thoroughly heated. Cover the skillet with the lid. Wait two minutes, then turn the bammy slices over to let them cook on their other side.

  • Remove the steamed bammy slices and serve them hot.

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