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Green Papaya Salad

Green Papaya Salad (Som Tum/Tam salad) Thai vegetarian version

This Green Papaya Salad is also called as Som Tum/Tam salad. It’s a very popular in all over the world. This is a very easy to make and delicious in taste. It is very crunchy, tangy, spicy and garlicky flavorful. Green Papaya Salad is a beautifully unique and flavor-filled dish that will make a great impression. It is also low-calorie, fat burner, and very nutritious. So try this Thai Som Tum/Tam recipe.


• 1 medium size Green Papaya
• 1 Carrot
• 1 medium sized Tomato
• ¼ cup chopped Cilantro/Coriander Leaves
• 2-3 Clove Garlic
• 2-3 Thai Green Chili
• 2 tbsp Brown Sugar/Grated Jaggery
• 1 Lemon Juice
• 1 tbsp dark Soya Sauce
• Salt
• 2 tbsp Roasted Peanuts (Coarsely Crushed)


1. Wash and peel the Papaya, cut into half and then scoop out black seeds.Green Papaya Salad2. Shred the peeled papaya using grater. Green Papaya Salad3. Take a large bowl, add shredded papaya, sprinkle little salt and keep aside. Green Papaya Salad

4. Peel the carrot and shred it same way as papaya. Chop the tomato into thin slices and then chop coriander.

Green Papaya Salad

5. Add shredded carrot, chopped tomato and chopped coriander into shredded Papaya bowl.

Green Papaya Salad

6. Take another small mixing bowl, add lemon juice, add sugar and mix well till sugar dissolved.

Green Papaya Salad

7. Now using the clay mortar and pastel, pound the green chili and garlic to make a coarse paste.

Green Papaya Salad

8. Add this paste in to the lemon-sugar mixture, add salt and mix well.

Green Papaya Salad

9. Take the already prepared shredded Papaya bowl, add soya sauce and mix well.

Green Papaya Salad

10. Add prepared lemon sugar mixture, crushed peanuts, pound lightly and mix well.

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11. Keep in refrigerator for 10-20 minutes.

12. Just before serving, garnish with crushed peanuts.

Green Papaya Salad

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