fbpx
Get your hands on Marion’s NEW cookbook, Just As Delicious. Order Now
Get your hands on Marion’s NEW cookbook, Just As Delicious. Order Now

Get your hands on Marion’s NEW cookbook, Just As Delicious. Order Now

Carrot Som Tum

Previous
Next

Love the famous Thai green papaya salad but struggle to find the ingredients at your local supermarket? Then this one is for you. It uses carrot instead of papaya but still has the spicy kick. Perfect for a hot summer day, it’s a great salad to serve as a starter or side to your main meal.

WATCH THIS RECIPE

CARROT SOM TUM

PREP TIME

10 minutes
COOK TIME

-
SERVES

4
Ingredients

4 small Thai garlic cloves or 2 regular garlic cloves

1 long red chilli, roughly chopped

2 small birds’ eye chillies, roughly chopped

2 tbsp peanuts, toasted

2 heaped cups of finely strips of carrot

50g (1.7 oz) cherry tomatoes, halved

1 tbsp fish sauce

1 tbsp lime juice

1 tsp white sugar

Steps
Step 1

Use a mortar and pestle to pound the garlic and chillies until roughly bruised. Add the peanuts and pound until lightly crushed. Add the carrot and tomato and lightly pound until bruised. Add the fish sauce, lime juice and sugar. Lightly pound and mix until well combined. Taste and adjust the seasoning to your liking with more fish sauce, lime juice and/or sugar.

Tags:
Collections
Marion's Kitchen is for everyone who finds joy in flavour and happiness in every bite.

What our customers say

5
Rated 5 out of 5
5 out of 5 stars (based on 1 review)
Excellent100%
Very good0%
Average0%
Poor0%
Terrible0%
Stephanie
October 20, 2022

Absolutely amazing!!

It’s so hard (and expensive to get green papaya here in the uk) and whenever I’m in Thailand som tum is my go to dish!!!!

So soo happy I can make it with carrots and its so so close to the original som tum!

I could literally eat it every day 🤗

Leave your rating and review