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Vegan Som Tam papaya salad

Som Tam the papaya salad recipe of our Episode 1 of the Holi Hub Podcast

Som Tam or better known as, Healthy Thai, Green Papaya Salad. A delicious, fresh, raw, Thai Som Tam. In just 10 minutes you can make this beautiful salad. Enjoy all the flavours of Thailand in this bowl of goodness.

Som Tam is a favorite thai dish and these days you will find it all over Thailand and the world.

green papaya for a healthy vegan Som Tum papaya salad recipe
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  • 400 g Green Papaya

  • 100 g Carrots

  • 100 g Green beans

  • 100 g Tomato - cherry

  • 4 each Red chili - Thai

  • 4 each Garlic cloves

  • 4 each Lime to taste

  • 20 g Coconut Sugar or Maple Syrup (100%) to taste

  • 20 g Soy sauce

Alternative to Soy Sauce:

A popular soy-free, gluten-free, and vegan soy sauce alternative is coconut aminos sauce, made by Coconut Secret. This sauce comes from the sap of coconut trees and is made with Gran Molucas sea salt, cultivated in the Philippines.

  • 20 g Tamarind paste optional if you’re not allergic

  • 60 g Peanuts

  1. Assemble all the ingredients

  2. Peel papaya and carrot

  3. cut papaya and carrot into short thin stripes. Slice green beans, cut cherry tomato in half.

  4. Add garlic and chili to mixing bowl - crush together.

  5. Add cocnut sugar (maple syrup) lime juice, tamarind paste and coconut (soy) sauce to the mixing bowl and mix together well.

  6. Add the green beans, green papaya and carrot - mix well.

  7. Check the seasoning and adjust sweetness, sourness, saltiness or spicyness as you like.


If you cannot source green papaya, you can use turnip, radish or carrots.

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This recipe is brought to you by the Holi Hub Podcast

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