Green Papaya Som Tam

By      14-Nov 2019       Reading Time: 2 Mins

Green Papaya Som Tam

Green papaya som tam is a popular Thai salad made with green papaya and spicy pepper dressing. So, lets count on this recipe which is inclusive of colourful vegetables to fill you up with ample fibre and other nutrients.

Nutritional Benefits:

Green papaya is a powerful antioxidant and has anti-cancer properties. The antioxidant properties in papaya is further linked to heart health and increased HDL production. Tomatoes are a great source of antioxidant lycopene which reduces the risk of cancer and heart diseases.

  • Nutrition Info
  • Amount
  • Calories
  • 56.6 kcal
  • Carbs
  • 6.1 grams
  • Protein
  • 2.1 grams
  • Fats
  • 1.9 grams


  • 40 grams papaya
  • 20 grams tomatoes
  • 10 grams sprouts
  • 20 grams spring onions
  • 5 grams roasted walnuts
  • 20 grams beans
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon basil
  • ½ teaspoon red chili pepper
  • 2 cloves of minced garlic


  • Peel papaya and grate it using grater.
  • Take the food processor and prepare the dressing by blending lemon juice, garlic and red chili pepper.
  • With the help of chopper, chop onions, tomatoes and beans.
  • Now mix all the ingredients including papaya, chopped veggies, roasted walnuts and sprouts together in a salad bowl and sprinkle the dressing prepared over it.
  • Toss it well by adding salt and pepper as per taste. Garnish with basil leaves.
  • Serve and enjoy.

Over to you:
Green papaya som tam is a simple and quick recipe and can be prepared instantly. It’s a must try.

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