Teff Porridge Recipe: How To Make It and Why It’s The Best!

Breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dessert, there’s never a wrong time for porridge! If you want to kick things up a notch and make it even healthier, we’ve got an awesome teff porridge recipe for you to try!

We’ve also got a whole bunch of reasons why teff porridge is just plain amazing and why you can’t go wrong starting your day with it every morning!

But first, here’s how to make it:

Teff Porridge Recipe

This recipe comes from Eating Bird Food is filled with teff, banana, and almonds. It’s also creamy, filling, and absolutely delicious!


  • 1 cup of teff
  • 1 ½ cups of water
  • 1 ½ cups of almond milk
  • 1 tablespoon of coconut oil
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 sliced banana
  • ¼  teaspoon of sea salt
  • ¼ cup of crushed almonds
  • Maple syrup


  1. Combine teff, water, almond milk, coconut oil, cinnamon, banana slices and sea salt in a heavy saucepan at medium heat. Stir well.
  2. Bring mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and let simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Once at desired texture, poor into bowls and top each with almond, banana slices, and maple syrup.
  4. Enjoy!

Now that you know how to make it, here’s why you should eat it every morning!

It’s Gluten-Free

If you have a gluten sensitivity, the ingredients in this delicious porridge are all gluten-free! This includes the main ingredient, teff!

Healthy Bones and Teeth

Teff is packed with calcium which promotes healthy bones and teeth. In fact, one cup of teff has the same calcium content as a glass of milk!

Packed With Protein

Protein increases metabolism, boosts energy, supports muscle growth, and speeds up recovery. This teff porridge recipe might just be your new pre- or post-workout snack!

Teff Reduces Blood Pressure

Reduce your chances of suffering from heart attacks, strokes, and the strain on your cardiovascular systems. All with just a few bowls of porridge!

Lots Of Vitamin C

Boost and strengthen your immune system with a healthy dose of vitamin C!

Helps You Poop

While it also helps control blood sugar, with all the fibre found in teff, it also helps you go number two!

No Fluff

One reason to use Berhan in your teff porridge recipe is because there are no additives, no preservatives, and no fillers! Just natural, healthy goodness.

Flexible Flavour

While the recipe calls for an ivory teff, you could also try using our brown teff for a nuttier, richer, and more full flavour!

It’s Delicious!

All the health benefits in the world wouldn’t mean much if it didn’t taste good! Luckily, this one is absolutely delectable.

So, what do you think? Is it time to start every morning with a bowl? With all the countless health benefits, along with the delicious flavour, we can think of few better ways to start your morning!