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Som Tum

Vibs's picture
A healthy Thai delight just for you. The Som Tam is grated raw papaya with green Thai chillies. An easy dish that would add to the taste of your main dish. Try this unique dish and do let me know how it turned out for you.
Ingredients
  Green papaya 1 Medium (Dark Color)
  Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Thai chili 6 (Green Variety, Phrik Khi Nu)
  Tomatoes 2 , cut into wedges
  Green beans 1 1⁄5 Cup (19.2 tbs), chopped into 1/2 inch/ 2.5 cm pieces
  Anchovy paste 2 Tablespoon (Sauce)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lime juice/Tamarind juice 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (2 Fl Oz / 60 Ml)
Directions

Peel the papaya and rinse under running water. Remove the seeds and shred the flesh with a grater. Set aside. Place the garlic cloves and chillies in a mortar and mash with a pestle until crushed into pieces. Add the papaya and the remaining ingredients and gently combine all with the pestle and a spoon. Serve cold

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Channel: 
VeganLife
Cuisine: 
Thai
Course: 
Appetizer
Taste: 
Sour
Feel: 
Crunchy
Techniques: 
Marinate
Dish: 
Salad
Occasion: 
Wedding
Restriction: 
Vegan, Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Vegetable
Interest: 
Healthy, Quick
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Servings: 
4
Story
This is a traditional recipe for central Thailand.
Subtitle: 
Papaya Salad

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1 Comment

shantihhh's picture
anchovy sauce? Kapi is often used, but I think that is the same