Thai Som Tum | How to make Thai Som Tum

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About Thai Som Tum

Thai Som Tum is a green papaya salad which is deliciously yummy. It is little lemony, little sweet, little fishy, little crunchy and just a little chilli.

Thai Som Tum, a marvellous creation to spice up your day. Thai Som Tum is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having a bite. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cookingThai Som Tum is just too tempting. This amazing recipe is provided by Anshu Pande. Be it kids or adults, no one can get away from this delicious dish. How to make Thai Som Tum is a question which arises in people's mind quite often. So, the answer to this question is the simple yet exotic recipe by of Thai Som Tumby Anshu Pande. This recipe can even be tried by beginners. A few secret ingredients in this recipe just makes it the way it is served in restaurants. Thai Som Tum is just the appropriate recipe to serve as many as 3. The cooking time for this delicacy is not much. So, the next time you have a get together or a night party at home, don't forget to check and try out this recipe. It's that one delicacy that everyone's definitely going to love it!

  • Prep Time15mins
  • Cook Time0mins
  • Serves3People
Thai Som Tum

Ingredients to make Thai Som Tum

  • 5 cherry tomatoes or 1 large tomato
  • 2 red bird's eye chillies
  • 1 tablespoon dried shrimp
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons fish sauce
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 6 green beans
  • 2 cups shredded green papaya
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons palm Sugar or brown Sugar
  • 2 tablespoons toasted peanuts

How to make Thai Som Tum

  1. Take a raw papaya which is green and very crisp. We are not looking for plumpy papayas here. I got a green one and it was still a little yellow from inside but you must aim for a papaya which is white in color from inside. Peel off its skin. Cut it into thin sticks or julienne it with a sharp knife. 
  2. Take some fresh beans and trim its ends and then cut them into 1 inch pieces.
  3. Take a red chilli here I am using Thai red bird's eye chilli and chop it finely and place it in a mortar along with clove of garlic. With the help of a pestle crush it and grind it into a paste. If you dont have mortar and pestle you can use a food processor.
  4. Add the chilli garlic paste into a bowl and add some lemon juice to it. Also add fish sauce, if you are a vegetarian or don't like the smell of fish sauce you can replace it with soya sauce. Also add brown sugar or palm sugar to the lemon sauce and mix everything together. You can add dried shrimps at this stage for an authentic flavor but if you are a vegetarian you can give it a pass.
  5. Place the chopped beans in the mortar and bruise them slightly with the pestle so that the juices can run out and it can absorb the dressing better. Take tomato and scoop out its pulp using a spoon. Cut the tomato into juliennes or into cubes, as you like.
  6. Add the papaya juliennes to the dressing bowl along with beans and tomato. Toss everything together and transfer it to a serving bowl.
  7. Toss on top toasted salted peanuts. If you like you can crush the peanuts, I just used them halved. Indulge in the most amazing and healthy salad from Thailand.
My Tip: Vegetarians can omit using dried shrimps.

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Suman Yadav4 months ago
so yummy!

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