Som Tam, Thai Green Papaya Salad
by Tarla Dalal
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Som Tam is a famous salad from Southeast Asian cuisine. Made with raw papaya, it has a spicy and tangy flavour that is really invigorating.
The tanginess of tamarind, the pungency of garlic and the spiciness of Thai red chilli are felt strongly in this recipe. Not only that, raw papaya has a very crunchy texture, which is accentuated by the garnish of crushed peanuts.
With basil, cherry tomatoes, parboiled veggies and other such exciting ingredients, the scrumptious and colourful Som Tam is a sure-shot winner.
When served along with Thai Style Pumpkin Soup , Sweet Corn Cakes , Fried Potatoes in Ginger Mushroom Sauce , Massaman Curried Rice , Drunkard's Noodles and Thai-style Bananas it makes a hearty Thai meal.
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