How to make Thai Green Papaya Salad

Posted by allthai on Dec. 25, 2008

Copy the recipe below then watch the cooking Thai Green Papaya Salad video and take notes. Thai green Papaya Salad "Som Tom Malakaw" 2 cups green papaya peeled and shredded (substitute: green hard mango or carrot). 4 cloves garlic 1-2 birds eye chilies ? cup long been or green bean, cut into ? to 1 inch lengths. 2 tbsp dried shrimp, rinsed and dried 1-2 tbsp Thai fish sauce 1 tbsp lime juice 1 tbsp tamarind water/juice 1tbsp palm sugar 1-2 cherry tomatoes, quartered 2 tbsp crushed roasted peanuts 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.

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