Papaya Salad Recipe


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexHealthy
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Carrot1 , shredded
 Green papayas2 , shredded (Raw)
 Papayas1 , shredded
 Cherry tomatoes4 , sliced
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm)
 Chile To Taste
 Thai chili To Taste
For the dressing
 Paste1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Crab paste1 Teaspoon
 Msg1 Teaspoon
 Tamarind paste1 Teaspoon
 Monosodium glutamate1 Pinch (Msg)
 Sugar To Taste
 Shrimp paste1 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 684 Calories from Fat 60

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 7 g10.6%

Saturated Fat 0.48 g2.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 25750.6 mg1072.9%

Total Carbohydrates 121 g40.4%

Dietary Fiber 20.9 g83.4%

Sugars 77.2 g

Protein 15 g30.8%

Vitamin A 385.1% Vitamin C 579.6%

Calcium 23.5% Iron 47.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a mortar and pestle, crush the chile and garlic to a fine paste.
2) Add the paste into the salad bowl.
3) Stir in sliced tomatoes, papaya and carrot in that order.
4) Toss well.
5) In a small bowl, prepare the dressing by adding crab paste, tamarind paste, MSG, sugar and shrimp paste. Mix all well.

6) Pour the dressing over the papaya mixture when it is serving time.
7) Serve the Papaya Salad as a side dish.