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Thai Green Papaya Salad

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Thai Green Papaya Salad or Som Tam is a favorite for visitors to Thailand.. It is a favorite with Thai girls for lunch. Now you can learn to cook this dish at home using the online video.
Ingredients
  Green papaya/Green hard mango/carrot 2 Cup (32 tbs), peeled and shredded
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Birds eye chilies 2
  Long bean/Green bean 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cut into ½ to 1 inch lengths.
  Dried shrimp 2 Tablespoon, rinsed and dried
  Thai fish sauce 2 Tablespoon
  Lime juice 1 Tablespoon
  Tamarind water/Tamarind juice 1 Tablespoon
  Palm sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Cherry tomatoes 2 , quartered
  Crushed roasted peanuts 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Peel the papaya and rinse under running water, remove the seeds and shred the flesh with a grater and set aside.

In the mortar and pestle add the garlic, chilies and beans, pound for just a minute.

The add the papaya, dried shrimp, fish sauce, lime juice, palm sugar, tamarind water and tomatoes.

Gently pound using a large spoon to mix as you pound until the palm sugar has melted.

Put the ingredients on a serving plate then add the roasted peanuts on the top.

Serve with cabbage wedges and sliced cucumber on the side.

NOTE: You can leave out the papaya and combine everything else and use as a salad dressing over fresh cucumber and onions (onions optional).

If you would like to learn how to cook Thai food from Chef Chanrat Karatna at his Thai cooking school in Chiang Mai Thailand, contact us at All Thailand Experiences.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
Thai
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Spicy
Feel: 
Crunchy
Dish: 
Salad
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Restriction: 
Raw
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
2
Story
In the online video you will be taught by Thai Chef Chanrat Karatna, nickname Air, and his staff not only how to make Thai Green Papaya Salad but about the ingredients at his cooking school in Chiang Mai Thailand. Copy the recipe below then watch the making of Thai Green Papaya Salad video and take notes.
Subtitle: 
Thai Green Papaya Salad

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