Wednesday, November 09, 2005

Fruit Salad Thai’s Style (Som Tam)


Tam Som or Som Tam is popular Thai foods for every place in Thailand. Normally, Thai peoples like to eat Som Tam with sticky rice and grilled chicken. But vegetarianism can not eat because of its ingredients are a green papaya, chili garlic, and lime juice, field crabs preserved and fish sauce or a condiment of fermented fish. So I will introduce “Tam Phon La Mai” (Fruit salad Thai’s style).It is simple foods and vegetarian can eat it. Som Tam’s taste is sour and spicy and use sliced green papaya. But Fruit Salad’s taste is sweet and use many kinds of fruit instead papaya.


- Mix these fruits; apple, mango, star apple, guava, grape, watermelon, rose apple or your favorite fruit for a half of cup.
- 1 handful of sliced carrot
- 3 dried chilies
- 3 tbsp. roasted peanuts
- 1 Cherry tomatoes
- 3 tbsp. lime juice
- 1 tbsp. sugar
- 1 tbsp. soy sauce
- Half of tsp. salt


- Peel the carrot and sliced it.
- Slice the tomatoes and fruits as shape of checkered.


1. Put chilies and sugar in mortar. After that put salt, soy sauce and lime juice, you can season it as you’re tasty.
2. Mix all fruits and sliced carrot with sauce in No.1. Then put on a dish and decorated it with roasted peanuts.

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