Raw Papaya Salad Recipe

Raw Papaya Salad is a crunchy Thai salad. Learn how to make/prepare Som Tum by following this easy recipe.
Raw Papaya Salad Recipe
Difficulty Average
Recipe Type Veg.
  • 1 Cup raw papaya
  • 1/2 tsp Turmeric powder
  • 1/4 Cup coarsely ground peanuts
  • 1 tbsp Fresh grated coconut
  • 1 tbsp Coriander leaves, chopped
  • 1 tsp Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Mustard seeds
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 2 Green chilies (slit length wise)
  • Salt to taste
How to make Raw Papaya Salad:
  • Add turmeric and salt to the grated raw papaya.
  • Set aside for 15-20 minutes and lightly squeeze the water from the papaya.
  • Add the coarsely powdered peanuts, grated coconut and chopped coriander leaves. Combine well.
  • Heat oil in a pan. Add mustard seeds and let them splutter.
  • Add green chilies and remove from heat.
  • Add this to the papaya salad, along with with lemon juice and salt.
  • Raw Papaya Salad is ready.