Green Papaya Salad

Green Papaya Salad


3 cups of shredded green papaya

½ cup shredded carrots

2 string beans

2 small tomatoes (cut into bite sizes)

1 clove of garlic

1 chili (optional)

2 tablespoon fish sauce

½ tablespoon white sugar

2 kalamansi (squeezed)

Chopped roasted cashew nuts or peanuts



Mortar and pestle but if you don’t have a set, improvise with a thick ceramic bowl and drinking glass.



  1. Add the chili, garlic, fish sauce and white sugar in your mortar and pestle/bowl. Grind the ingredients until thoroughly mixed.
  2. Add the green papaya, carrots, string beans and tomatoes by section. Then continuously pound the ingredients until everything is thoroughly mixed. Use a spoon to scoopthe ingredients from time to time.
  3. Once done, topped with the chopped cashew nuts/peanuts.
  4. Serve and enjoy!


(This recipe serves 1 to 2)



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