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Green Papaya Salad

Bethica Das
10 minutes
Prep Time
5 minutes
Cook Time
3 People
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ABOUT Green Papaya Salad RECIPE

This is a very healthy and a nutritious Thai style salad, prepared out of grated or shredded green papaya. The dressing has all the flavours and taste - spicy, salty, sweet and sour. Again there are many versions to this dish. Today I prepared this salad by adding some sliced assorted Bell peppers, onion, sliced kaffir lime leaves, coriander leaves and crushed peanuts to the grated raw papaya. I gave a slight twist to it by adding some crushed spicy fried Bombay Duck instead of the usual shrimps. The addition of the roasted peanuts and the Bombay Duck gave a crunchy effect to this dish. It can be made into a veg. version by simply omitting the Bombay Duck. It is a perfect light dinner option along with some clear soup for all the weight watchers.

Recipe Tags

  • Non-veg
  • Easy
  • Dinner Party
  • Thai
  • Whisking
  • Salad
  • Healthy

Ingredients Serving: 3

  1. 1 1/2 cups green papaya, grated
  2. 3/4 cup assorted Bell peppers, sliced
  3. 1 onion, sliced
  4. handful of coriander leaves, chopped
  5. 3-4 kaffir lime leaves, finely sliced
  6. 2 tbsp. roasted peanuts, coarsely crushed
  7. 2 tbsp. spicy fried Bombay Duck, coarsely crushed (opt)
  8. 2 tbsp. vinegar
  9. 1 tsp. red chili powder
  10. salt to taste
  11. 1/2 tsp. sugar


  1. In a bowl, mix together vinegar, chili powder, salt and sugar, Keep aside. In a separate bowl, combine papaya, bell peppers, onion, coriander leaves, lime leaves and peanuts.
  2. Sprinkle the crushed Bombay Duck. Just before serving, drizzle the dressing over it and serve.

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Kalpana Arora
Kalpana Arora   Nov-21-2017

Tasty as well as healthy.

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