Green papaya salad (som tam)

SERVES 2

INGREDIENTS

2 tablespoons roasted peanuts

1-10 red bird's eye chillies (depending on how brave you are)

5 small (or 2–3 large) garlic cloves

1 1⁄2 tablespoons palm sugar

2 yard-long beans (or green beans), cut into 2.5cm (1 inch) pieces

4 cherry tomatoes, sliced

2 tablespoons fresh lime juice

2 tablespoons thai fish sauce (or 2 teaspoons salt)

1⁄2 medium green papaya, peeled and shredded

1 carrot, shredded

2 tablespoons dried shrimp (leave out for a vegetarian alternative)

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