Som Tam (Thai Green Papaya Salad)

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Thai Green Papaya Salad - Som Tam (Thai Green Papaya Salad)

Ingredients:

  • Green Papaya – 1
  • Carrot – 1, peeled
  • Onion – 1, peeled
  • Garlic – 1 clove, peeled
  • Dried Prawns – 2 tsp
  • Peanuts – 3 tsp, roasted
  • Red Chilli – 1, deseeded
  • Juice of 2 Limes
  • Fish Sauce – 2 1/2 tblsp
  • Palm Sugar
  • Banana Leaf or Lettuce Leaf to serve

Method:

  1. Shred the papaya and carrot.
  2. Finely grate the onion.
  3. Mix all the three in a bowl.
  4. Grind the garlic, prawns, peanuts and chilli to a paste.
  5. Add the lime juice, fish sauce and sugar to taste.
  6. Mix well.
  7. Pour the dressing over the salad.
  8. Keep aside for 20 minutes before serving.

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