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Som Tam (Thai Green Papaya Salad)

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Thai Green Papaya Salad


  • 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


  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.

Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar
Praveen Kumar founded Awesome Cuisine, a platform created in 2008 to showcase India's vibrant culinary heritage. A digital marketer by profession and a passionate food lover, Praveen has been exploring the world of food since his school days. With Awesome Cuisine, he combines his expertise in digital marketing with his deep love for food, sharing delicious recipes and inspiring others to appreciate the joy of cooking. Through Awesome Cuisine, he invites you to join him on a flavorful journey and discover the wonders of Indian cuisine.

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