Pound garlic, salt and chillies in a pestle and mortar.
Add peanuts & dried prawns and pound into a coarse paste.
Add lime, if using, then add cherry tomatoes and beans to the mortar, and gently mash together.
Add green papaya and bruise.
Season with palm sugar, lime juice, tamarind water and fish sauce.
Eat with wedges of cabbage, cucumber slices and snake beans
Coconut rice is also a classic accompaniment to this salad,
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