Sunday, 24 July 2011

Som Tam (Papaya Salad)

Som Tam or Papaya Salad is a very common dish in Thailand. We will show you step by step and hope you can do it at home. Enjoy..!!



you'll need this...papaya, garlic, thai chillies, long bean, lime, 
tomato, dried shrimp, fish sauce and palm sugar.


Get a green papaya...prepare the papaya by peeling the dark green skin

 

hold it in your hand and smack it lengthwise until you've shredded it..then cut thinly



using a clay mortar and pestle,
 pound garlic and chillies.




                                                now add papaya and roasted peanut


                           add some long bean as they help                        squeeze a lime juice
                            to taper the heat of the chillies

 
add the tomato, chopped into pieces..dried shrimp together...

  

mix together with palm sugar and fish sauce..


pound more and make sure everything is mixed well..pound more
the taste should be sweet with tones of spicy, sour and salty



mmmm.....yummyyyyy    sap!
now you can do it at home..we serve it in our restaurant also..









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