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Ethnic Recipe and Meal Ideas
This site is designed to help you if you are looking for ethnic recipes or meal ideas from around the globe. You can search for a recipe (using the search box on the right) or use the drop down menus at the top of the page which include region, country, base ingredient or "pot luck"

Thai Recipe Ideas
Thai Food and Drink Ideas

Som Tam Thai

Great Salad to have fro thai cuisine. Simple and Easy to prepare. Takes 25 - 30 min
For US to UK equivalents see this rough guide

Recipe Ingredients:

  • 1 green pawpaw
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 cup long green beans
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 3 tbsp chillie paste
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 cup dried shrimps


Chop peanuts, tomatoes and beans into long pieces. Mince the garlic and add to a bowl.

Wash the paw paw, cut into half and deseed it. Chop the paw paw into small pieces.

Mix chillie paste, garlic, fish sauce and shrimps. Add pinch of sugar and salt to taste. Grind this mix along with 2 tbsp of paw paw.

Add this paste to vegetables, remaining paw paw and lime juice.

Serve with rice.

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For US to UK equivalents for food weights and measurements see this rough guide

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