Thai Raw Papaya Salad


  • 2-3 small raw papayas, peeled and grated
  • 6-8 long green beans, chopped into 1″ pieces and steamed (you may use 1 cup of French beans instead)
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes
  • ½ cup roasted peanuts, crushed
  • A few kaffir lime leaves, roughly chopped

For the Dressing

  • 1 tsp finely chopped green chillies (or to taste)
  • 1 tsp grated ginger
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tbsp date paste
  • Unrefined salt to taste


Prepare the dressing by mixing all the dressing ingredients together. Keep aside. In a large mixing bowl, place all the salad ingredients and pour over the dressing. Toss well and and serve garnished with a few coriander leaves and lemon slices on the side.

Serves 8-10