• 3 Cloves peeled Garlic

  • Salt

  • 4 to 6 Scud Chilli's

  • 1 tablespoon heaped Roasted peanut

  • 2 tablespoons dried Prawns shrimp

  • 1 Slice Lime optional

  • 4 Cherry Tomatoes quartered

  • 2 Snake Beans cut into 1cm lengths

  • 1 cup shredded Green Papaya

  • 2 tablespoons Palm Sugar

  • 1 tablespoon Lime juice

  • 1 tablespoon Tamarind Water

  • 2 tablespoons Fish sauce


  • 1.

    Pound garlic, salt and chillies in a pestle and mortar.

  • 2.

    Add peanuts & dried prawns and pound into a coarse paste.

  • 3.

    Add lime, if using, then add cherry tomatoes and beans to the mortar, and gently mash together.

  • 4.

    Add green papaya and bruise.

  • 5.

    Season with palm sugar, lime juice, tamarind water and fish sauce.

  • 6.

    Eat with wedges of cabbage, cucumber slices and snake beans

  • 7.

    Coconut rice is also a classic accompaniment to this salad,

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Posted by Deb92Report
Dried prawns???? Does this mean actual dried prawns or are we talking about the block of paste called something that escapes me? HELP please.