Thai Green Papaya Salad (Som Tum)
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Thai Green Papaya Salad (Som Tum)

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Level

easy
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Preparation

15 min
Ingredients
Servings
2
Green Papaya
julienned
300 g
Long Beans
cut into 2-inch pieces
3
Cherry Tomatoes
100 g
Small Dried Shrimp
1 tbsp
Roasted Peanuts
3 tbsp
Chilli Padi
2
Garlic
10 g
Tamarind Juice
2 tsp
Palm Sugar
12 tbsp
Fish Sauce
12 tbsp
Lime
2 tbsp
How to cook
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  • In a large mortar and pestle, pound garlic and chilies until there are no more big chunks.
  • Add palm sugar and mash with the pestle until it turns into a wet paste and all the chunks are dissolved.
  • Add long beans and pound to break down the fibre.
  • Add dried shrimp and peanuts and pound to break the peanuts up slightly.
  • Add fish sauce, tamarind juice, and lime juice and stir with a large spoon to mix and dissolve the sugar.
  • Add shredded papaya and tomatoes, and mix well with the sauce.
  • Plate and sprinkle with the remaining peanut.
  • The dish is ready to serve.
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